Senate Democrats propose Act to end family separations at border

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his deputy, Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, announced Thursday a Democratic proposal to end family separations at the border and institute minimum safety and health standards for children held in detention centers.

At Mount Vernon, Independence Day celebrated by new citizens too

WASHINGTON – Revolutionary War era soldiers, women in bonnets and aprons and a canon salute over the Potomac River. Each year Mount Vernon, George Washington’s estate in Virginia, holds an Independence Day celebration that welcomes a new year in the nation’s history...

Documenting American-born children living in Mexico not easy

Thousands of children born in America who have moved to Mexico because their parents were deported or returned home voluntarily lack records and other documents needed to enroll in Mexican schools and access social services, officials of both countries say.

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Medill Today // November 14, 2019

 

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