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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Trump Administration’s Zero-Tolerance Policy Met With Bipartisan Backlash

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThis past Father’s Day, both Democratic and Republican officials spoke out against what many are calling “Anti-Family” and “Anti-American” immigration policies. It is evident that Trump’s Zero-Tolerance Policy is not just a battle between the left and the right. Bipartisan support for ending the separation of families at the border has grown. With many new voices speaking out, tensions are rising between what many consider to be America’s values and the Trump Administration’s orders. The intended displacement of children from their mothers and fathers has…

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University of Chicago No Longer Requiring Applicants’ SAT and ACT Scores

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppUniversity of Chicago undergraduate admissions no longer requires students applying to include their SAT or ACT scores in their applications. Not only does this change the game for high school applicants, but it rekindles the argument of whether a test should define students. The university publicly stated their change in application review on Thursday. While students are still able to submit their standardized test scores, it’s not necessary.  The vice president and dean of admissions, Jim Nondorf, at the university stated: We were sending a…

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Samantha Bee Makes a Comeback

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppSamantha Bee returned to her TBS show, Full Frontal, this week after the controversy she had stirred with Ivanka Trump. Recently, Bee took it too far in a monologue where she calls Ivanka Trump a “feckless c—” because Ivanka Trump had posted a picture with her child, meanwhile the current immigration laws are separating children from their families. In her return, she made another public apology; but instead of moving onto another subject, Bee elaborates on why this issue shouldn’t have caused so much publicity.…

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Supreme Court Handles Undocumented Jane Doe, Abortion, Immigration

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppA seventeen-year-old Jane Doe, whose nationality hasn’t been released, entered the United States in September 2017 illegally. Soon after, she was immediately detained in Texas. The Jane Doe was a pregnant minor and wanted to receive an abortion, not releasing who impregnated the minor. Later on October 25th, she got the abortion since a lower court made abortions legal for illegal pregnant minors in immigration custody. This ruling was withdrawn by the Supreme Court this week. This new ruling would be considered a win for…

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