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February 2022
  • "Migrant encounters with U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at the border with Mexico fell to their lowest level since March 2021." - United Press International, February 18, 2022
    • "The Biden administration will place hundreds of migrants caught at the U.S.-Mexico border on house arrest in the coming weeks as it seeks cheaper alternatives to immigration detention." - Reuters, February 8, 2022
    • "Federal agents are no longer allowed to enforce local traffic laws nor arrest undocumented immigrants without a warrant, according to a settlement" reached between the federal government and Chicago-based advocacy groups. - WBEZ Chicago, February 10, 2022
  • J. Christopher Reyes and his brothers were featured in the February 14 issue of Crain's Chicago Business. Reyes Holdings is the largest beer distributor in the nation and has expanded into soft drinks.
  • Encanto, nominated for three Academy Awards, has already hit it big on the Billboard charts. The soundtrack marked its fifth week as No. 1, the first to have that distinction since Frozen. - The New York Times, February 15, 2022. Propelling its popularity, the track We Don't Talk About Bruno, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, "became the first song from a Disney animated movie to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart in nearly 30 years." - Time, February 14/ 21, 2022
  • Public-school teachers in Puerto Rico, whose base pay of $1,750 a month has not increased in 13 years, joined thousands of firefighters and labor union members in San Juan to protest low pay as the island tries to pull itself out of bankruptcy. - The New York Times, February 12, 2022
  • The United States temporarily blocked "all imports of avocados from Mexico after a verbal threat was made to U.S. safety inspectors working in the country." The ban came right before Super Bowl, where Avocadoes from Mexico bought commercial time. - The New York Times, February 16, 2022
  • Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández was arrested February 15 on drug trafficking charges. - Time, February 28/ March 7, 2022
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