The Immigration Court's active backlog of cases just passed the million case mark. Thelatest case-by-case court records through the end of August 2019 show the court's activecase backlog was 1,007,155. If the additional 322,535 cases which the court says arepending but have not been placed on the active caseload rolls are added, then the backlognow tops 1.3 million.During the first eleven months of FY 2019, court records reveal a total of 384,977 newcases reached the court. If the pace of filings continues through the final month of this fiscalyear, FY 2019 will also mark a new filing record.While much in the news, new cases where individuals have been required to \"Remain inMexico\" during their court processing currently make up just under 10 percent (9.9%) ofthese new filings. These MPP cases comprise an even smaller share - only 3.3 percent - ofthe court's active backlog.As of the end of August, a total of 38,291 MPP cases had reached the court, of which33,564 were still pending. MPP filings by month are shown below in Figure 1. Figure 1. Growth in \"Remain in Mexico\" Immigration Court Cases(Click for larger image)Readers can drill into countless additional details covering all 4.5 million court filings since FY 2001, the recent MPP component of these filings and the court's over 1 million active case backlog in online web tools accompanying this brief report. Footnotes
WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that the total number of drones now registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has eclipsed one million.
When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck the United States, the idea of 1 million deaths from the virus seemed largely unimaginable -- with most projections estimating a few hundred thousand fatalities.
\\\"It does take my breath away, that we seem to have a million people in two years who have died from this pandemic,\\\" Dr. Lori Peek, a professor in the department of sociology and director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, told ABC News. \\\"Every time that someone died from this pandemic, they left behind family and friends, schoolmates or coworkers, and really let that sink in for a minute.\\\"
\\\"Today, we mark a tragic milestone: one million American lives lost to COVID-19. One million empty chairs around the dinner table. Each an irreplaceable loss. Each leaving behind a family, a community, and a nation forever changed because of this pandemic. Jill and I pray for each of them,\\\" he said. \\\"As a nation, we must not grow numb to such sorrow. To heal, we must remember.\\\"
One million deaths is far more than the number of people who have died from AIDS in the U.S. since that pandemic began decades ago, and more than died from the 1918-1919 flu pandemic. It's about the population of San Jose, Calif., the nation's 10th largest city.
One estimate is that every person who died left nine close relatives behind. While that means millions of people are mourning, only about 9 million people out of a country of almost 330 million are immediately affected.
The massive omicron surge has receded, and vaccines and better treatments are now keeping most people from getting seriously ill and dying. But millions of people are still unvaccinated or under-vaccinated, infections have started creeping up again, and another, even more dangerous variant could erupt at any time.
More than 1 million STIs are acquired every day. In 2020, WHO estimated 374 million new infections with 1 of 4 STIs: chlamydia (129 million), gonorrhoea (82 million), syphilis (7.1 million) and trichomoniasis (156 million). More\\r\\n than 490 million people were estimated to be living with genital herpes in 2016, and an estimated 300 million women have an HPV infection, the primary cause of cervical cancer and anal cancer among men who have sex with men. An estimated\\r\\n 296 million people are living with chronic hepatitis B globally.
More than 1 million STIs are acquired every day. In 2020, WHO estimated 374 million new infections with 1 of 4 STIs: chlamydia (129 million), gonorrhoea (82 million), syphilis (7.1 million) and trichomoniasis (156 million). Morethan 490 million people were estimated to be living with genital herpes in 2016, and an estimated 300 million women have an HPV infection, the primary cause of cervical cancer and anal cancer among men who have sex with men. An estimated296 million people are living with chronic hepatitis B globally.
More than one million African American men and women served in every branch of the US armed forces during World War II. In addition to battling the forces of Fascism abroad, these Americans also battled racism in the United States and in the US military. The Army, Navy, and Marine Corps all segregated African Americans into separate units because of the belief that they were not as capable as white service members. Adding to this indignity, the Army frequently assigned White officers from the American South to command Black infantrymen.
As many as half a million civilians remained in Stalingrad when the Germans approached in the late summer of 1942. Those who survived the initial onslaught and did not manage to flee, had to eke out a living on a battleground ravaged by incessant bombardment and street fighting. An overwhelming majority of them were women and children.
One Million by One Million (1Mby1M) is the first global virtual accelerator, headquartered in Silicon Valley. We aim to nurture a million entrepreneurs to reach a million dollars each in annual revenue and beyond, thereby creating a trillion dollars in global GDP and ten million jobs.
The bonds that hold nature together may be at risk of unraveling from deforestation, overfishing, development, and other human activities, a landmark United Nations report warns. Thanks to human pressures, one million species may be pushed to extinction in the next few years, with serious consequences for human beings as well as the rest of life on Earth.
The Problem: Over 1 million marine animals (including mammals, fish, sharks, turtles, and birds) are killed each year due to plastic debris in the ocean (UNESCO Facts & Figures on Marine Pollution). Currently, it is estimated that there are 100 million tons of plastic in oceans around the world. It is expected that another 60 billion pounds will be produced this year alone. In some areas, the buildup of plastics is estimated to span 5 million square miles. To put it into perspective, that is the equivalent of the area of the U.S. plus India. How does that much plastic get there Eighty percent of the plastic debris comes from land. It washes out to sea from our beaches, streets and highways. It flows out through storm drains into streams and rivers. It flies away from landfills and into the stomachs of sea turtles everywhere. Most of the debris is recognizable. Plastic bags, bottles, balloons, degraded buoys, packaging materials and food wrappers all contribute to the debris. While large plastics are a substantial pollutant, over time these plastics will break down into smaller, more toxic pieces. Not only are these small plastics more easily ingested, but they also act as hosts for invasive species, carrying them to other regions of the ocean exponentially increasing the damages caused by plastics. In addition, certain plastic contains toxic additives that are distributed into the water and enter into the food chain.
Researchers estimate that over one million animals die each year after becoming entrapped in or ingesting litter. The most common killer of animals is plastic litter, notably impacting marine animals. Each year more than 100,000 dolphins, fish, whales, and turtles drown after becoming entangled or eating plastic. This is just the verified count of impacted animals; many more deaths remain unrecorded.
The pace of agricultural expansion into intact ecosystems has varied from country to country. Losses of intact ecosystems have occurred primarily in the tropics, home to the highest levels of biodiversity on the planet. For example, 100 million hectares of tropical forest were lost from 1980 to 2000, resulting mainly from cattle ranching in Latin America (about 42 million hectares) and plantations in South-East Asia (about 7.5 million hectares, of which 80% is for palm oil, used mostly in food, cosmetics, cleaning products and fuel) among others. 153554b96e