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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 […]

The American Dreamer

The American Dreamer

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story explains the Trump administration’s announcment to end the DACA immigration program in six months. DACA, which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was established by President Obama in 2012. Under DACA, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

U.S. Drops “Mother of All Bombs” Last Thursday, the United States dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat. The target was a suspected ISIS base: 300 meter-long system of tunnels and caves in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to Afghan officials, 36 ISIS militants were killed in the attack, though ISIS denies […]

California County Fights Trump’s Order

California County Fights Trump’s Order

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in Top Stories | No Comments

On January 25, President Trump issued a statement that cities and counties refusing to comply with his controversial immigration order would be denied federal funding. There are roughly 400 such “sanctuary cities” around the country, all of which have repeatedly refused to question or detain immigrants in compliance with Trump’s immigration policy. Now, Santa Clara […]

A Day Without Immigrants

A Day Without Immigrants

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Economics | No Comments

In the wake of President Trump’s election, a new form of protest has begun to emerge that goes beyond signs and chants: using the economy as a tool to effect change. Movements such as #grabyourwallet encourage participants to boycott companies that support Trump and his investments. Last Thursday, immigrants across the United States gained international […]

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Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Trump’s Travel Ban Blocked Two weeks ago, Election Central brought you information about President Trump’s January 27 executive order banning immigrants and travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen). Since then, the “travel ban” has been put on hold indefinitely after a ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court […]

Trump’s Immigration Ban Controversy

Trump’s Immigration Ban Controversy

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we take a look at the outcry generated by President Trump’s temporary ban on immigrants coming into the United States. Last Friday, President Trump issued an executive order on immigration that would ban Syrian refugees from entering the United States indefinitely, ban all refugees for 120 days, and […]