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Celebrations scrapped, flights canceled and tears shed: College graduation in the era of COVID-19

Commencement is just one of the watershed events upended by COVID-19, prompting colleges and universities across the nation to cancel or postpone ceremonies or create a virtual alternative.... Read more»0

With stay-at-home orders and fundraising, Indian Country combats COVID-19

Native Americans are seeking more help from the federal government to fight COVID-19, even as the Navajo Nation and other tribes take steps to combat the disease themselves – including raising money to help vulnerable citizens and issuing shelter-in-place orders. ... Read more»0

Mexican government’s ‘Health Windows’ aid U.S. immigrants with preventative care

Bandages, blood pressure machines and other medical supplies clutter a folding table as student volunteers from the University of Arizona provide patients with much needed care they might not otherwise get. ... Read more»0

Transgender advocates applaud transfer of detainees, temporary shutdown of criticized ICE facility

For more than two years, advocates for transgender people have alleged mistreatment of migrant detainees in New Mexico. Late last month, they say, their efforts partially paid off when ICE temporarily closed the facility and transferred 27 transgender women to other detention centers. ... Read more»0