Western United States faces ‘mega-drought’

Published on : 06/23/2022 – 18:14 According to the latest data from the US Department of Agriculture, more than 20% of the land in the western states of the country is classified as experiencing extreme or exceptional drought. Blame it on the vagaries of the climate, but also on human activity and the overuse of … Read more

Immigration Mexico / United States: “Title 42” remains in place

Published on : 05/23/2022 – 17:03Modified : 05/23/2022 – 17:05 It was a promise from the Biden administration: the lifting of “Title 42” on May 23, 2022. This health measure, introduced by Donald Trump in March 2020, which allows the expulsion of migrants without procedure. But, late last week, a federal judge in Louisiana blocked … Read more

the share of workers born outside the United States has returned to its 2019 level

The share of foreign-born workers in the U.S. workforce in 2021 returned to pre-pandemic 2019 levels as the country faces a significant labor shortage. “In 2021, the foreign-born share of the U.S. civilian workforce returned to pre-pandemic levels of 17.4% in 2019 from 17.0% in 2020”the Department of Labor (BLS) said in a statement on … Read more

“Our daughter is in a vegetative state”, the overwhelming testimony of the parents of a victim

Léna, 12, is “locked in her body» after eating a Buitoni pizza contaminated with E. coli. Stunned, his parents say they “lost [leur] daughter”. “She was near death. She is now locked in her body”. This is how Cédric, this 49-year-old father, describes the ordeal suffered by his child. “Because of a 5-ball pizza”, he … Read more

US braces for immigration surge after Covid restrictions lifted

The US government is ready to handle a potential influx of migrants next month after the lifting of restrictions that for two years had allowed the immediate deportation of migrants arrested at the border, officials said on Tuesday (April 26th). Read alsoOn the Mexican border, the agony of Nogales, deprived of its customers since the … Read more