Immigration enforcement increases as Election Day draws near
Trump Administration Ramps Up ICE Raids Ahead of the Election

Two unnamed ICE officials told the Washington Post that the increase in raids were more about politics than enforcement, as President Donald Trump has repeatedly condemned so-called sanctuary cities.

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Joe Biden Admits Mistakes in Immigration During Obama Administration. Here’s His Plan to Reform Immigration.

"Within a 100 days, I’m going to send to the US Congress a pathway to citizenship for over 11 million undocumented people."

Two partially used syringes and needles are seen as Rocky Meadows, left, former addict and founder of Lifehouse treatment and recovery center, walks with two former addicts along rail tracks where addicts use drugs on October 2, 2019 in Huntington, WV. (Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Trump Insulted Biden’s Son for Drug Addiction, But Overdose Deaths Have Increased During His Presidency.

Deaths from drug overdoses increased in more than two-thirds of states last year. And the coronavirus pandemic could make it worse.

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Black, Latino Children Are Dying of COVID at Higher Rates. These Doctors Say Medicaid Expansion Can Help.

The overall number of children who have died from COVID is low, but 78% of the children who died were Hispanic, Black, or Indigenous.

An ICE detention-center nurse this week alleged misconduct over women being given hysterectomies against their will. Her complaint extends the list of alleged abuses that have occurred inside of immigrant detention centers around the country. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Hysterectomies and Denied Dialysis: An Immigration Lawyer Explains How Atrocities Can Happen in Immigrant Detention Centers

COURIER spoke with an immigration lawyer familiar with the neglect that allegedly took place at LaSalle Corrections’ private immigrant detention centers. She claims hysterectomies are only the part of the story.

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Coming of Age and 9/11: How Two Generations of Americans Have Been Impacted by a National Tragedy

Nearly two decades ago, a generation came of age as September 11 took place. Today, another generation is growing up amid a pandemic. COURIER spoke with both to see how the events of 9/11 and their aftermath continue to take a toll.