A healthy US economy’s secret ingredient: Immigrant workers, eager to fill jobs

[ad_1] MIAMI — Having fled economic and political chaos in Venezuela, Luisana Silva now loads carpets for a South Carolina rug company. She earns enough to pay rent, buy groceries, gas up her car — and send money home to her parents. Reaching the United States was a harrowing ordeal. Silva, 25, her husband and … Read more

Louisiana proposes bill similar to Texas’ migrant arrest law

[ad_1] BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Republican-controlled Senate advanced a bill Monday that would empower state and local law enforcement to arrest and jail people in the state who entered the U.S. illegally, similar to embattled legislation in Texas. Amid national fights between Republican states and Democratic President Joe Biden over how and who should … Read more

Mayorkas denounces Gov. Abbott’s efforts to fortify border with razor wire, says migrants “easily cutting” barriers

[ad_1] Washington — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Friday denounced Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s effort to fortify stretches of the southern border with razor and concertina wire as ineffective, saying migrants are “easily cutting” the barriers. “We do not consider concertina wire to be effective. It impairs Customs and Border Protection’s ability to do its … Read more

4/4: Prime Time with John Dickerson

[ad_1] 4/4: Prime Time with John Dickerson – CBS News Watch CBS News Meg Oliver reports on President Biden’s warning to Israel about a potential change to policy, why border crossings dropped in March, and why researchers forecast an “extremely active” hurricane season. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live … Read more

Face The Nation: Warnock, Montoya-Galvez, Vinograd

[ad_1] Face The Nation: Warnock, Montoya-Galvez, Vinograd – CBS News Watch CBS News Missed the second half of the show? The latest on…Sen. Raphael Warnock tells “Face the Nation” that he believes that “Georgia voters are going to do for Joe Biden what they did for me” and go blue again in 2020, in an … Read more

FACT FOCUS: Tyson Foods isn’t hiring workers who came to the U.S. illegally. Boycott calls persist

[ad_1] Conservative influencers and politicians are calling for a boycott of Tyson Foods after false claims spread online saying the multinational meat producer is planning to hire 52,000 people who came to the U.S. illegally. “Tyson is closing its facility in Perry, Iowa and laying off its 1,200 workers,” reads one X post that had … Read more

3/20: Prime Time with John Dickerson

[ad_1] 3/20: Prime Time with John Dickerson – CBS News Watch CBS News John Dickerson reports on a new pause of the Texas immigration law SB4, when the Federal Reserve could lower interest rates, and the manhunt for a prisoner who escaped an Idaho hospital after a shootout. Be the first to know Get browser … Read more

Texas immigration law blocked again, just hours after Supreme Court allowed state to arrest migrants

[ad_1] Hours after the Supreme Court gave Texas officials permission to jail and prosecute migrants suspected of crossing the U.S. southern border without authorization, an appeals court late Tuesday blocked the state from enforcing its controversial immigration law known as SB4. In a late-night order, a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel dissolved a pause … Read more

Mexico says it won’t accept deportees from Texas as SB4 takes effect

[ad_1] Mexico says it won’t accept deportees from Texas as SB4 takes effect – CBS News Watch CBS News Texas authorities may now arrest and prosecute migrants suspected of crossing the southern border illegally after the Supreme Court allowed a state law known as SB4 to go into effect Tuesday while a lawsuit plays out … Read more