Ian Kysel co-authors a report for Human Rights Watch and the ACLU recommending that the United States government take immediate, tangible measures to dismantle structural racism.
Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor at Cornell University who teaches immigration law, agreed that Border Patrol agents would not hand out Social Security numbers. "Even if they were to do it, it would be illegal for them to do it and they could be prosecuted for doing it."
"What is striking, and perhaps the most important takeaway, is that these heat effects are permanent," Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, an associate professor and applied agricultural economist at Cornell University and coauthor of the study, told Insider.
In 2015, a Ghanaian man who goes by the initials M.A. and his gay friend were brutally assaulted by a vigilante group in Accra, Ghana. In Ghana, homosexuality is illegal and carries a prison sentence of up to three years. M.A. was beaten with sticks before escaping through a window.
CALIFORNIA’S WILDFIRE SEASON has kicked off in earnest, with the Oak Fire chewing extraordinarily quickly through the parched landscape around Yosemite National Park. The fire has burned nearly 17,000 acres so far, forcing thousands from their homes and blanketing the surrounding area in smoke.
Refugee and Immigrant Self Empowerment (RISE) in Syracuse has been helping refugees and immigrants grow their own produce since 2016 at community gardens in the city and farms nearby. The program Syracuse Refugee Agricultural Program (SyRAP) is aimed at teaching refugees and immigrants how to grow produce in the Central New York climate through their partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Brayanm Cordova Heredia has been working at Noodles & Company in Illinois for seven years. He says he appreciates the diversity within the company and the work opportunities. Now, he says he really feels valued because of a new immigrant assistance benefit the company recently added.
“The court today recognized that this is really part of a bigger political problem of not enough funding for our broken immigration system,” said Stephen Yale-Loehr, who teaches immigration law at Cornell.
Yes, it is an important victory today for the Biden administration on immigration, but it's not going to stop states like Texas and Louisiana and Arizona from challenging the Biden administration on every immigration policy that they can.