New Mainers

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While Maine has maintained one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 in the country, it made national headlines earlier this year for having one of the highest positivity rates for Black and African American people.

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A new rule that will further curtail the ability of asylum seekers in the United States to work becomes official Friday.

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Across the country, the novel coronavirus is infecting people of color at higher rates than the rest of the population.

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In a tweet Friday, President Donald Trump said his administration is strongly considering a policy to send detained immigrants to "sanctuary cities" that protect undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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46 people from 31 countries were sworn in as U.S. citizens at a ceremony in Portland Friday.