Supreme Court declines Biden administration’s efforts to end ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the Biden administration’s request to pause the implementation of a Trump-era immigration policy. The Justice Department had asked the court late last week to delay the reinstatement of the policy, known as “Remain in Mexico,” arguing in its brief that the policy had been dormant for more than a … Read more

‘They have saved our dreams’: Members of all-female Afghan robotics team land in Mexico | SBS News

Five members of an all-girl Afghan robotics team and more than a hundred media workers arrived in Mexico, fleeing an uncertain future at home after the recent collapse of the US-backed government and takeover by the Taliban. The safe arrival of the robotics team in Mexico on Tuesday was made possible by an “extensive international effort and coordination from … Read more

Biden says another attack on Kabul airport likely within 24-36 hours | American Military News

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates as more information becomes available. President Joe Biden warned on Saturday that, within 36 hours, the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group could attempt another attack like the one that killed 13 U.S. service members at the Kabul airport on Thursday. “The situation on the … Read more

Photo Series “Beyond Migrant” Shows Asylum-Seekers Sent To Mexico

Vilma Peraza, 29, says her biggest regret is leaving her daughter behind in Honduras. But she didn’t know what else to do. She has been separated from her husband for five years. As a single mom, she made the difficult decision to leave her home with a migrant caravan in 2018, in hopes of being … Read more

90% of Canada’s COVID-19 cases are among unvaccinated, feds say – National |

Almost 90 per cent of reported COVID-19 cases across Canada are among those who are unvaccinated, a new national public health report shows. “Since the start of the vaccination campaign on December 14, 2020, the majority (89.8 per cent) of cases being reported to PHAC were among those who were unvaccinated,” the country’s latest epidemiology … Read more

‘I have suffered a lot’: Honduran toddler reunited with mother after being found alone in Mexico | Reuters

TEGUCIGALPA, July 16 (Reuters) – A toddler who made international headlines when he was found alone in Mexico after a harrowing attempt to reach the United States was reunited with his family in Honduras on Friday, his mother said. The boy’s mother, Lorena Garcia, 23, said she hugged her two-year-old son Wilder tightly when she … Read more

CNN medical analysts say life ‘needs to be hard’ for Americans who don’t get the vaccine, call for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

CNN medical analysts are taking a hardline approach to COVID-19 vaccinations. The cable news contributors are calling for mandatory coronavirus vaccinations, and say that life “needs to be hard” for Americans who don’t get the COVID-19 vaccine. “What really need to do at this point is to make vaccination the easy choice. It needs to … Read more

Mask Wearing Plummets—Especially Among Unvaccinated —But Delta Variant Creates Growing Anxiety About Covid-19, Polls Find

The percentage of Americans who say they’re strictly social distancing and wearing masks has plunged since the spring, a new Gallup poll finds—but a Harris poll suggests the spread of the Delta variant is making people more worried about the future of the Covid-19 pandemic. A woman walks through Bryant Park in New York City … Read more

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra: ‘It is absolutely the government’s business’ to know who is and isn’t vaccinated against COVID-19

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra declared that “it is absolutely the government’s business” to know the COVID-19 vaccination status of Americans. Becerra made the proclamation on Thursday morning during an appearance on CNN’s “New Day.” After President Joe Biden’s administration announced it was implementing a door-to-door effort to encourage more Americans to get … Read more

M’sia thanks US for donation of one million Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine doses | The Star

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia thanks the United States for donating one million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTec Covid-19 vaccine, says Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic). The Foreign Minister said Wisma Putra welcomed the arrival of the contribution from the United States, which is scheduled to arrive on Monday (July 5). “On behalf of the Government of Malaysia, … Read more