Why Does ICE Continue to Lose the Trust of Citizens?

Medical neglect by ICE towards immigrants throughout the years has shown a repulsive manner of the way these people are treated.

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Scandal after scandal, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement has lost the trust of the people. From separating children from their families to the horrible conditions at Detention centers and now forced sterilization of women, ICE has proven to be a monstrosity. Did you know that ICE...

Migrant Caravan: Send it Back?

Migrants from Nicaragua hold their flag while marching through Mexico.

Pablo Hanono, Lifestyle Editor

October 26, 2018

Looking past the Rio Grande on the southern border of the country lies a mosaic of similar countries that share common bonds with the United States. In spite of these ties, a crisis has emerged: a group of seven thousand migrants is marching towards the U.S.-Mexico border demanding entry. The caravan...

President Trump Delivers his First State of the Union Address

President Trump presents speech at his first State of the Union Address.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

On Tuesday night, around 46.7 million people nationwide gathered around their television screens to watch the long-awaited 2018 State of Union Address by the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. During this annual speech, presidents present the accomplishments that their administrations...

U.S. Ending El Salvadorian Citizens’ Temporary Protection Status

Many El Salvadorians have expressed their fears by stating how their livelihoods are threatened as they are faced with the decision to either find a way to remain in the U.S. legally or get sent back to one of the most violent and dangerous countries in Latin America.

Daniel Cortes, highlights contributor

January 18, 2018

The Trump Administration has announced that immigrants from El Salvador have lost their protection to stay in the United States. In 2001, the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was granted to citizens of El Salvador after the country was struck with two major earthquakes that left many with nowhere to ...

Burqas or Bikinis?

A Syrian Refugee sits in on an integration class.

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

Due to the impending crisis in the Middle East, a flood of Syrian refugees have come into Western Europe. Individual countries and the European Union (EU) have been trying to effectively deal with both the sheer number of immigrants and how to integrate them into society. Norway has taken a pioneering and ...

The History of DACA and Dreamers

Dreamers, those who are protected from deportation under DACA, face threats to their immigration status as the Trump administrations aims to end the program.

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Donald Trump called for the repeal of DACA, disappointing many around the country: especially the approximate 800,000 immigrants known as "Dreamers". The term "Dreamer" was coined as a result of the legislative bill DREAM, which stands for Development, Relief and Education for...

The French Election Results, and Why You Should Care

The French Election Results, and Why You Should Care

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

On the weekend of May 6, France elected Emmanuel Macron as their new president. This comes amid some of the lowest approval ratings ever for the current president, François Hollande, which have recently been hovering around four percent. Many cite the dismal approval ratings as his reason for not running...

Trump Gets Trumped

Protesters hold up signs to speak out against President Trump's 'Muslim Ban.'

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

President Trump's efforts to restrict entry of immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries to the U.S. have been trumped.  Less than a month into his term, he has succeeded in bringing 52 lawsuits against himself and his administration, some related to this ban.  On Feb. 3, Federal District Court...

Clinton versus Trump: The Final Showdown

Clinton and Trump face off one final time before Nov. 8.

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

On Oct. 19, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the final grueling 90-minute presidential debate of the 2016 election.  In the short time that elapsed between the second and third debate, several women came forward publicly accusing Mr. Trump of sexual...

Recap: November 9 – 15

This week: Myanmar elections, Obama and Netanyahu meet, Mizzou protests lead to changes and Supreme Court to hear abortion case.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

November 15, 2015

International Affairs Myanmar election: Suu Kyi's NLD wins landslide victory "Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy [NLD] has won a landslide election victory, officials say. With more than 80% of contested seats now declared, Aung San Suu Kyi's party has more than the two-thirds it need...

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