Through farming and selling their crops, new immigrants make up to $20,000 a year – lifting them from poverty, alleviating debt, and, in some cases, bringing college within reach.
Supporters of Darren Wilson, who killed black teen Mike Brown, have raised more than $200,000 for the Ferguson police officer. They've expressed sympathy for him in conspicuous ways, drawing criticism.
US Attorney General Eric Holder met Wednesday with community members and leaders in Ferguson, Mo., and acknowledged the discrimination blacks face across the nation. Protests began to calm down, as only six were arrested.
Ferguson remained relatively calm Tuesday night, with only periodic demonstrations and no explosives, live rounds, or tear gas. A grand jury takes up whether to indict the police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Staten Island district attorney Daniel Donovan will convene a grand jury in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner. While some have praised the move, the black community is skeptical.
Politicians and police in Missouri say much of the recent violence in Ferguson, Mo., is due to outside instigators, some associated with fringe groups.
An independent autopsy commissioned by the parents of slain teen Mike Brown has complicated both police and witness accounts of the altercation. Still, attorneys for Mr. Brown's family say there's cause to arrest the policeman in question.
Law enforcement says the new spate of violence in Ferguson, Mo., is 'coordinated' and 'premeditated.' But deep racial tensions persist, as the US Department of Justice calls for another autopsy of slain teen Mike Brown.
Two journalists were arrested yesterday in Ferguson, Mo., and a television crew was tear-gassed. The incidents have intensified criticisms of the police – but some have also blamed the reporters.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, youth unemployment declined sharply in 2014, at least for those working in the summer. But experts see impediments to a full recovery.
Police in Ferguson, Mo., citing threats on social media, decided against releasing the identity of the officer who shot Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old, on Saturday.
Social media companies and civil liberties organizations have joined Facebook in its fight against police investigators seeking mass search warrants on customers' accounts.
Barneys New York, the high-end department store, agreed Monday to pay $525,000 to settle a racial profiling lawsuit in a so-called 'shop-and-frisk' case. This is not the first time.
Many community leaders condemned the violence and the riots, which they say reflects badly on the community. But they also condemned the police for a lack of professionalism and transparency.
The flood of migrant children is straining municipal budgets as children are reunited with families in cities already struggling with social issues. But in Chelsea, Mass., an outpouring of volunteer support has eased the crisis.
Foes say the proposed 180-mile pipeline would harm Massachusetts' pristine forests and scarce farmlands. Proponents say the natural gas would replace dirtier fuels and stabilize winter heating costs.
The Colorado move on driver's licenses prompted criticism from conservatives, who say it's an incentive to break immigration laws. Immigration advocates, in response, say it's a sign of a softening national stance toward illegal immigrants.
Minorities and Millennials are much more skeptical about Israel, according to the new Pew report. Could this affect US policy toward its ally down the road?
HHS revealed on Thursday the number of unaccompanied migrant children being housed in each state. Some public officials want them, while others want to send them back.
Whether or not Sen. John Walsh pays a political price for the controversy, it turns out he is in good company among political figures who recently have been accused of plagiarism.
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