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Tunisia and Algeria grapple with oxygen shortages, coronavirus surges

In Algeria and Tunisia, oxygen shortages threaten the lives of COVID-19 patients, causing several deaths. The Delta variant has caused 71% of total infections for July, according to a state research center.  Private hospitals and clinics are under immense pressure and demand for oxygen, oxygen beds, and other supplies. A shortage of liquid oxygen has led to the deaths of …


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Department of Education released funding for students experiencing homelessness

The US Department of Education has released $600 million in funding under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) program to support students who are experiencing homelessness. The approval will give states and school districts access to this funding for the 2021-2022 school year.  “Even before the coronavirus pandemic highlighted and exacerbated inequities in America’s education system, …


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ICE emails show activist asking for stay of deportation

Fox News reports that internal emails from top levels of Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) show that the acting head of the agency granted a temporary stay of deportation this year for an undocumented immigrant. An ICE abolitionist activist had requested the immigration to halt the deportation of the immigrant.  The activist is Tania Mattos, a policy director at Freedom for …