Voter Registration Training

Learn how to register voters. The nonpartisan League of Women Voters is offering two training sessions this month – on Jan. 9 and Jan. 20 – to help people register voters. The session on Tuesday, Jan. 9 runs from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Ann Arbor District Library’s Westgate branch. Voter Registration Training Come for an…

Trump’s top immigration enforcer wants to prosecute local politicians. Good…

On Tuesday, the United States’ top immigration enforcement official said the government should bring criminal charges against politicians in sanctuary cities. The comment, from acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan, begs the now familiar question: Can the Trump really administration really do that? The answer is almost certainly no. Homan’s argument relies…

When Deportation Is a Death Sentence

On June 9, 2009, just after 2 a.m., Laura S. left the restaurant where she waitressed, in Pharr, Texas, and drove off in her white Chevy. She was in an unusually hopeful mood. Her twenty-third birthday was nine days away, and she and her nineteen-year-old cousin, Elizabeth, had been discussing party plans at the restaurant.…

The racial inequality in cancer

More than one-third of all men and women in the US will develop cancer during their lifetimes, but not every cancer diagnosis is an immediate death sentence. For more than two decades, the rate of Americans dying from cancer has dropped every year. However, according to an annual report from the American Cancer Society released…