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Posted by on Sep 29, 2021 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

More Border Issues for President Biden In the past few weeks, thousands of migrants have arrived at the border between the United States and Mexico. Many of these are Haitians who had been allowed to live in other countries several year ago. Many of these migrants crossed into Del Rio, Texas, and formed an encampment […]

President Biden’s Immigration Challenge

President Biden’s Immigration Challenge

Posted by on Mar 26, 2021 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s Election Central post describes the current set of challenges that President Biden faces at the southern border of the United States. The Trump administration faced many criticisms regarding the separation of immigrating children from families on the southern border. Now that a new president is in the White House, how is President Biden […]

Biden Introduces Immigration Plan

Biden Introduces Immigration Plan

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s Election Central post provides new information on an immigration bill being considered in the U.S. Congress. During the Trump administration, immigration policies and practices dominated headlines. How does the Biden administration plan to address U.S. immigration policy? Here, Election Central takes a closer look at President Biden’s proposals thus far. To learn more […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Putin Remains Russian President It’s 2020, and even when faced with a public health crisis, the United States is fully in election mode as we gear up for the November general election. While election season can definitely be stressful, is it better if the same leader stays in power indefinitely? This is now the situation […]

Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers

Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web provides a report about the Trump administration’s suggestion to charge asylum seekers a fee for immigrating into the country. Last week, Trump followed up with a presidential memo suggesting several changes to the current immigration policy. These changes are aimed specifically at potential asylum seekers and […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Brazil’s New President The new year brought more than just confetti in Brazil, where Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as president on January 1. Bolsonaro, 63, is a far-right-wing conservative. Though he is a retired army captain and congressman, he has no previous experience in the executive branch. In fact, he has often been called […]

Zero-Tolerance Immigration Faces Legal Challenges

Zero-Tolerance Immigration Faces Legal Challenges

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site provides another examination of the controversy around the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy for undocumented immigrants. In June, Election Central took a look at the White House’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy for undocumented immigrants, which provoked widespread outrage when thousands of immigrant children were separated from their […]

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 […]

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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 […]