Reunification Struggle Continues

Reunification Struggle Continues

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site explores the lack of progress being seen in the Trump administration reuniting separated immigrant children and their detained parents. July 26 marked the court-ordered deadline to reunite families who were separated at the U.S. southern border due to Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. The federal government […]

Europe’s Immigration Crisis

Europe’s Immigration Crisis

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in World | No Comments

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ve probably heard a lot about Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, and the controversy surrounding the separation of immigrant and refugee parents and children at our nation’s borders. But the United States isn’t the only country facing an immigration crisis. Europe is also harshly divided over […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Soccer Team Rescued from Thailand Caves Last week, btw brought you the story of the boys soccer team that was trapped in a vast cave system in Thailand. Now, after a staggering seventeen days underground, all twelve of the boys and their coach have been rescued and brought to safety. The boys initially became trapped […]

U.S. Divided Over “Zero Tolerance” for Immigration

U.S. Divided Over “Zero Tolerance” for Immigration

Posted by on Jun 29, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examines the growing conflict and protest about the “zero tolerance” immigration policy recently enacted by the Trump administration. For the past five weeks, the Trump administration has been exercising a “zero tolerance” policy toward illegal immigration. Under this new policy, roughly 70 children per day […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Hungarian Hard Line The United States isn’t the only country that’s divided right now over the controversial issue of immigration. Hungary has taken the debate a step further, by passing a law making it illegal even to help undocumented immigrants. Like Donald Trump, Prime Minister Viktor Orban believes that immigrants are a threat to his […]

After the Fact: Tereza Lee

After the Fact: Tereza Lee

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018 in After the Fact | No Comments

Have you ever heard of the DREAM Act? Short for the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, DREAM would give undocumented children who were brought to the United States a route to legal permanent residence in the U.S. In other words, the DREAM Act would make it so that someone brought to the […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Another Side of ISIS American reporters have managed to retrieve over 15,000 pages of documents left behind by the Islamic State (ISIS). These documents–most of which show day-to-day governmental transactions, such as land purchases and marriage certificates–help to explain how ISIS managed to stay in power for as long as it did. The bottom line […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

CA vs USA? Lately, Congress has been deeply divided over the issue of immigration reform–so much so that the federal government has shut down twice so far in 2018 as a result. The state of California, run by Democratic governor Jerry Brown, is taking the immigration debate into its own hands. As a result, the […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Immigration Debate Fails Last week, the Senate opened the floor to debate over the recent immigration bill. Senator Majority Leader McConnell promised a fair and open debate, which was supposed to last up to a week. Instead, it lasted just over an hour. And by the end of it, no compromise bill had been reached. […]

The Latest Immigration Crisis

The Latest Immigration Crisis

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story looks at last week’s tension between the Congress and the president about resolving a legislative need for immigration rules. Immigration reform has been one of the most controversial issues of Donald Trump’s presidency so far. Last week, Congress and the president took a […]