Costs, crimes and commutes driving millennials out of DC

December 12, 2017 Angela Swartz 0

Millennials are still coming to Washington, D.C., but employers need to do more to make sure the generation stays put, according to a 2017 American University report. Millennials – those born between 1980 and 2000 – make up a larger part of the population in the District, Maryland, Virginia, – or DMV – area compared to the rest of the U.S., according to the school’s millennial workforce trends report.

Why some Republicans support DACA

November 14, 2017 Angela Swartz 0

Two-thirds of Republicans support a jeopardized program that helps undocumented immigrants work and go to school in the U.S., but time is running out for Congress to extend the program. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, shields almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children from deportation and allows them to work. Recipients, called “Dreamers,” might not be able to do either if Congress doesn’t pass legislation by the time the program expires on expires March 5, 2018.

Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy survivors share stories of recovery

September 15, 2017 Angela Swartz 0

Communities are just beginning to rebuild after two large storms hit the Southern U.S. in recent weeks. Recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely cost between $150-$200 billion in damage, experts say. Harvey is the first major hurricane to hit landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Wilma in 2005, according to the National Weather Service, a federal agency that tracks weather. It has displaced over 30,000 people in Texas, according to the Los Angeles Times.