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VOA: Two US States Drop ‘Demeaning’ Terms for Immigrants; More Consider It

Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother's residency card as a child: alien.

VOA: 600 Migrants Found Crammed Into 2 Trailers Rescued in Mexico

Some 600 migrants from 12 countries were rescued Saturday in Mexico after they were found crammed into two tractor-trailers, the country's National...

NPR: Here’s what it’s like for migrants trapped between Belarus and Poland

For months, the government of Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has accelerated the number of visas it grants migrants seeking refuge from war...

AP: Migrant march dwindles in southern Mexico

A group of mainly Central American migrants attempting to walk across southern Mexico has dwindled to less than a thousand, authorities said...

AP: EXPLAINER: What’s behind the crisis at Belarus-Poland border

Thousands of migrants and refugees have flocked to Belarus’ border with Poland, hoping to get to Western Europe, Many of them are now...

AP: New fast-track docket for migrants faces familiar challenges

The average time for U.S. immigration cases to be resolved is nearly four years. But that’s not the mandate in Francisco Prieto’s...

VOA: US Arresting Far Fewer Undocumented Immigrants Under Biden

Reports of dramatically reduced immigration enforcement inside the United States have prompted cheers from rights advocates and derision from critics of the...

VOA: Immigrant Advocates See Double Standard in US Border Reopening

The Biden administration is preparing to open America's borders to travelers fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on November 8, but the decision will...

VOA: US Announces $20 Million Aid Package for Central America, Mexico

The United States on Friday announced an additional $20 million package of humanitarian aid for Mexico and Central America. 

VOA: Conflict on Colombia-Venezuela Border Fuels Sexual Violence

Gunfire echoes from a nearby “trocha,” an informal border crossing, where Venezuelan migrant Yuberthi once made her living.

VOA: Biden Administration Unveils New Plan for Young Immigrants

The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young...

CNN: He left Syria as a refugee six years ago. Now he owns a successful London restaurant

In Damascus, chef Imad Alarnab says he ran three popular restaurants, alongside several juice bars and cafes. During the Syrian civil war,...

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[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...