Politics

Here's All The Times Trump Said He Wasn't Able To End Family Separation

On Wednesday, June 20, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that he said is meant to keep migrants families together at the United States southern border. Since issuing the order, political commentators have debated the extent to which th…
By Joseph Milord

Amal & George Clooney Are Donating A Lot Of Money To Migrant Kids & I'm Inspired

The recent separation of immigrant children from their families at the border is truly heartbreaking, but the good news is that it's inspiring people to step up and try to help. Well, Amal and George Clooney's donation to migrant kids is just one way…
By Shelby Black

There Reportedly Are Not Plans To Reunite Families After Trump’s Executive Order So That’s A Major Issue

In the wake of heavy backlash over his "zero tolerance" policy, President Donald Trump signed a border executive order on June 20, which he says reverses the practice of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border. It's con…
By Chelsea Stewart

Here's What You Can Donate To Migrant Children & Families At The Border

With more than 2,300 kids now separated from their parents under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, it seems like increasing amounts of people are desperately wondering: what can I donate to migrant children and families at the borde…
By Chelsea Stewart

The Health Effects Of Children Being Separated At The Border Are Horrifying

For those children who have been separated from their parents at the U.S. border — somewhere between 2,000 and 4,000, according to published reports — as a result of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, which criminally prosecutes ille…
By Nick Ciccone

These Airlines Are Refusing To Fly Kids Separated From Their Parents At The Border

Doesn't it seem like everyone is opposing President Donald Trump's immigration policies? From activists rallying up against his administration's latest "zero tolerance" policy to celebrities using their platforms to call him out over it, there's a lo…
By Chelsea Stewart

This Ohio Community Is Bringing Refugees Together Over A Soccer Tournament

On Saturday, June 23, the local Cincinnati, Ohio community will converge on the soccer field at Xavier University where, for the fifth annual time, RefugeeConnect is hosting a World Refugee Day soccer tournament. Just as Belgium and Tunisia face off …
By Alexandra Svokos

Can You Tell Why People Are Outraged Over This Photo Of Trump’s Family Separation Meeting?

On June 20, Donald Trump met with members of Congress to discuss the complete crisis that is the current separation of immigrant children from their families at the border. The photos that have surfaced the past few days have shown heartbreaking imag…
By Shelby Black

Ivanka Trump Tweeted A Real Hot Take About Her Dad's Action On Separating Families

Ivanka Trump, the self-described champion of women and children, has seemingly been MIA amid outrage over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy in the past few weeks since its implementation, which has subjected her to heavy criticism. I…
By Chelsea Stewart

Trump Signed An Executive Order On Family Separations But TBH It's Unclear What It Does

President Donald Trump ambiguously signed an executive order on Wednesday, June 20, that he said would keep migrant families together while they are awaiting criminal prosecution on the U.S.-Mexico border. His administration has recently come under f…
By Nick Ciccone

Barack Obama Finally Spoke Up On Immigration Policies & It's A Big Reality Check

Former president Barack Obama weighed in on the border crisis Wednesday, June 20, with a Facebook post asking people to imagine themselves in migrants' circumstances. Barack Obama's World Refugee Day post is a big reality check on immigration policie…
By Nick Ciccone

People Cross The Border Illegally Because Sometimes They Don’t Have A Choice

Reports of more than 2,000 children who have been separated from their parents while trying to cross the border between April and May have captivated the nation's attention. It is happening as a result of a "zero tolerance" policy created by the Trum…
By Nick Ciccone

Today Is World Refugee Day, So Here's What You Can Do To Help Children & Families

A telling quote by Nelson Mandela is on one CEO's mind this week: "There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children." That's the case for Caryl Stern, head of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICE…
By Hannah Golden

Getting Asylum Is A Lot Harder Under Trump's New "Zero Tolerance" Policy

President Donald Trump's enforcement of his new "zero tolerance policy" along the southern U.S. border raises many questions, one of the biggest ones being whether seeking asylum is legal or not as a result of the new law. So, does "zero tolerance" m…
By Bernadette Deron

This Bill Could Block Trump's "Zero Tolerance" Policy, So There's Still Hope

In light of President Donald Trump's enforcement of his new "zero tolerance policy" along the country's southern border, members in Congress have written up a bill that will attempt to counteract the devastating separation between parents and childre…
By Bernadette Deron

Trump's Ex-Campaign Chair's Reaction To A Girl Separated From Her Mom Is The Worst

Sometimes, it feels like President Donald Trump and all those around him are engaged in a constant game of one-upmanship to see who can be the most heartless and unsympathetic. And while in this administration there are definitely some real contender…
By Lilli Petersen

Ivanka Trump's Reported Attempt To "Help" Migrant Children Is The Lowest Bar Ever

I think the world has been collectively wondering: what has Ivanka Trump done about families separated at the border? President Donald Trump's harsh immigration policies, which permit the separation of migrant children from their families under its n…
By Chelsea Stewart

Donald Trump's "Zero Tolerance" Policy Might Be More Serious Than You Think

Here's a sad fact: since April, the Trump administration's new separation policy has isolated at least 2,000 children from their parents. As backlash for the controversial regulation intensifies, many people want to know: what does "zero tolerance" m…
By Chelsea Stewart

Trump's Juneteenth Statement While Continuing To Separate Families Is Ironic AF

On June 19, President Donald Trump released a Juneteenth statement in celebration of the anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the emancipation of the United States' last slaves. However, Trump's Juneteenth statement is remarkably ironic, as th…
By Chelsea Stewart

Meghan McCain Called Out Ivanka Trump's Silence On Families Being Separated At The Border

While the Trump administration's highly controversial family separation policy continues, one person has remained significantly quiet about the harsh regulation: Ivanka Trump. Her silence has already attracted tons of criticism and attention, however…
By Chelsea Stewart