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Trump's Top Adviser

All of the more extreme decisions so far regarding Mr. Trump's immigration policies have come from one person, many people in the White House staff and press believe.

By Koron Workman
April 21, 2019

President Trump’s threats to terminate aid to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador will have disastrous consequences for all four countries.

By Aubrey Schifano
April 19, 2019
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As I’ve continued my research on immigration history for our classroom study on immigration, I’ve come notice an interesting phenomenon within immigration law.

By Pamela Paduano
April 16, 2019

When examining immigrant history, scholars usually first look at things like changes in immigration law, population and demographical statistics, economic developments and implications, and the social impact of the changing ethnic makeup of our country.

By Pamela Paduano
March 28, 2019
credit to Slate

The story of Sindy Flores from Honduras is a sad example of the current situation of the country. The young child was separated from her father when trying to cross the southern border. ABC13 reported that the child was held at a children's migrant holding facility in Texas for a month.

By Alex Rogat
March 27, 2019

The caravan has brought out the worst and the best of us.

By Aubrey Schifano
March 21, 2019
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The crackdown on illegal immigrants has become a national phenomenon. Under President Donald Trump ICE has taken a central role in the public image as the detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants has become more public.

By Alex Rogat
March 14, 2019

NO givesies backsies! Unfair America 

By Janieah Sanders
March 12, 2019

You don’t need Google Translate to understand, “you’re not welcome here.”

By Aubrey Schifano
March 11, 2019
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A few weeks ago, to aid in our class-wide study of immigration, our English professor played a documentary video for us called Made in LA. I’m normally not much of a documentary fan, aside from the occasional true crime one, so frankly I was prepared to

By Pamela Paduano
March 11, 2019
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