Will Families Be Reunited?

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppWednesday, Trump signed an executive order that will help keep families together at the border. Trump made this move after backlash from his administration policy that separated children from their parents. Parents will still be prosecuted for illegally crossing the United States border but now families will be detained together. Also, the Department of Homeland Security, not the Justice Department will handle these cases. There are several key components to this executive order. However, one of the most noticeable ones is that the order doesn’t…

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The United States Withdraws from the U.N Human Rights Council

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Tuesday, the United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council. The Trump administration left the council because of their views on Israel. They also accuse the U.N of showing hypocrisy. The American U.N ambassador, Nikki Haley, commented; I want to make it crystal clear that this step is not a retreat from our human rights commitments. On the contrary. We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes…

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Senator Ted Cruz Proposes Bill to End Trump’s Zero-Tolerance Policies

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Monday, Republican Senator Ted Cruz joined many other politicians in proposing a bill that would protect immigrant children from being separated from their parents. This is not the only bill proposed by the GOP; a similar bill is currently being drafted by several Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan. Cruz remarked that no families should ever be forcibly separated, even if their cases are still being processed. Cruz, who is preparing for the upcoming November elections, released a statement insisting that the families should…

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Shocking Recording Sheds Light on Trauma Immigrant Children Face At Border

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn June 18th, the news outlet ProPublica released audio recordings of children at the border who had just been separated from their parents. The recording was taken at a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facility, specifically, at detention center housing. There were about ten children in the recording, and their estimated ages were around 4-10. The horrifying recording featured children wailing and begging to speak with their parents. This recording gives us even more insight into the cruel reality of America’s Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy. Among…

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Chrisitian Siriano’s Fashion Company Tripled Because He Included Plus-Size Women

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppFashion designer, Christian Siriano, opens arms to all sizes for his brand. Siriano brings attention to plus size people, despite the fashion industry still running on petite sizes. He had included plus-size models in fashion shows, designed a dress for celebrity, Leslie Jone’s— who proudly flaunts her size— when other designers didn’t want to and have created wedding gowns fit for plus-size brides.  Fawnia Soo Hoo, a fashion editor, commented the following about Siriano:  He’s also managed to smash the mold of what a typical…

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