President Biden’s Immigration Challenge
US-Mexico border wall in Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas, Mexico
24 Mar
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

President Biden’s Immigration Challenge »

The Trump administration faced many criticisms regarding the separation of immigrating children from families on the southern border. Now that a new president Read more…

Biden Introduces Immigration Plan
The Democratic Party has introduced a new proposal for immigration policies.
23 Feb
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden Introduces Immigration Plan »

During the Trump administration, immigration policies and practices dominated headlines. How does the Biden administration plan to address U.S. immigration policy? Here, Election Read more…

Biden’s First 100 Days Plan
The first 100 days is a benchmark for all new presidents.
27 Jan
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden’s First 100 Days Plan »

The world is watching to see what President Joe Biden accomplishes in his first 100 days. But why this particular time frame? What Read more…

Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers
US-Mexico border fence Credit: McGraw-Hill Education
8 May
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump Takes on Asylum Seekers »

From travel bans to border walls, it’s no secret that the Trump administration has been characterized by controversial policies toward immigration. In April, Read more…

Zero-Tolerance Immigration Faces Legal Challenges
High School Students Demonstrate over Immigration
19 Sep
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Zero-Tolerance Immigration Faces Legal Challenges »

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In June, Election Central took a look at the White House’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy for undocumented immigrants, which provoked widespread outrage when Read more…

Reunification Struggle Continues
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1 Aug
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Reunification Struggle Continues »

July 26 marked the court-ordered deadline to reunite families who were separated at the U.S. southern border due to Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. Read more…

U.S. Divided Over “Zero Tolerance” for Immigration
Credit: Steve Hillebrand/USGS
27 Jun
2018
Written by David Martin

U.S. Divided Over “Zero Tolerance” for Immigration »

For the past five weeks, the Trump administration has been exercising a “zero tolerance” policy toward illegal immigration. Under this new policy, roughly Read more…

Government Shutdown: The Sequel
The government briefly shut down again recently.
14 Feb
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Government Shutdown: The Sequel »

Just three weeks after the federal government shut down for five days, it shut down again. This time, though, you may have missed Read more…

Trump’s State of the Union
The US Congress is the site of the yearly State of the Union address. President Trump gave his first such speech last week.
8 Feb
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump’s State of the Union »

On January 30, President Trump gave his annual State of the Union address. It was the third-longest such speech in history: one hour Read more…

The American Dreamer
High School Students Demonstrate over Immigration
12 Sep
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

The American Dreamer »

Last Tuesday, the Trump administration announced the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. This post Read more…

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