Top U.S. diplomat for Latin America resigns

World / Politics Aug 8, 2019

Top U.S. diplomat for Latin America resigns

The Trump administration's top diplomat for Latin America has resigned amid internal disputes over immigration policy for the region, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Two officials and a congressional aide said Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier stepped down earlier this week, ...

Immigration raids hit Mississippi food processing plants

World / Social Issues Aug 8, 2019

Immigration raids hit Mississippi food processing plants

U.S. immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a large-scale operation targeting owners as well as employees. Employees filled three buses — two for men and one for women — at a Koch ...