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VOA: For Many Afghan Evacuees, a Rocky Path to a New Life

The United States and other nations helped evacuate some 120,000 Afghans from their country after the Taliban took over last August. In...

VOA: ICE to Stop Using Alabama Jail, Limit Use of 3 Others

Federal immigration authorities announced Friday that they would stop housing detainees at an Alabama jail with a history of problems and would...

VOA: Immigration Experts Contrast US Support for Ukrainian, Afghan Refugees

More than 3.7 million people have fled Ukraine in the month since Russia's invasion began. United Nations officials said this kind of...

VOA: US Declares Myanmar’s Treatment of Rohingya Minority a ‘Genocide’

The United States has determined Myanmar’s military committed genocide and crimes against humanity in its campaign against the Rohingya minority.

VOA: Deportation Agents Use Smartphone App to Monitor Immigrants

U.S. authorities have broadly expanded the use of a smartphone app during the coronavirus pandemic to ensure immigrants released from detention will...

VOA: Boat Carrying Haitian Migrants Grounds Off the Florida Keys

A wooden boat carrying hundreds of Haitian migrants in a suspected human smuggling operation ran aground in shallow water in the Florida...

VOA: US Supreme Court Mulls Republican Bid to Defend Trump Immigration Rule

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday struggled over whether to let Republican state officials defend an immigration rule crafted by former President...

VOA: Americans Commemorating Presidents Day to Honor all US Presidents

Presidents Day, the third Monday of February, is popularly recognized as honoring the birth month of two of the country's most prominent...

VOA: US Border Agency Chief Faces Challenges from Within and Outside

One agent protested that he didn't join the Border Patrol to look after children in custody. Another asked why a policy to...

VOA: Working Conditions for US Border Patrol Getting More Attention

A strained Border Patrol is getting increased attention from the Biden administration after tense meetings between senior officials and the rank and...

VOA: US Inundated With Humanitarian Parole Requests From Afghans

After nearly 20 years of war, the U.S. and its allies left Afghanistan last August, helping to evacuate more than 130,000 Afghans...

VOA: Bill Aims to Remove US Immigration Courts from Executive Branch

Immigration judges have long urged Congress to pass legislation to make the immigration court system an independent entity sheltered from the policy...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...