Mega Millions jackpot hits $565 million – sixth biggest in game history

There is still time to win big in the lottery before the end of the year. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to an estimated $565 million after no one took home the jackpot in the drawing on Friday, December 23. The next drawing is scheduled for December 27, and if anyone wins the jackpot, […]

Pending asylum applications in the US approach 1.6 million, the highest number ever recorded

Nearly 1.6 million asylum applications are pending in US immigration courts and USCIS, the highest number ever recorded, according to analysis of federal data. conducted by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. US immigration courts face a more than sevenfold increase in asylum cases from fiscal year 2012, when there were 100,000 pending […]

Some 22,000 migrants wait in shelters and makeshift camps in three cities in Mexico

There are approximately 22,000 migrants sleeping in shelters, on the streets and in makeshift camps in three cities in northern Mexico, city officials and migrant advocates told CNN. That number is expected to rise as Title 42, a pandemic-era law that allows US border agents to immediately turn away immigrants who cross the southern border […]