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Ryan J. Farrick

Ryan J. Farrick
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Ryan Farrick is a freelance writer and small business advertising consultant based out of mid-Michigan. Passionate about international politics and world affairs, he’s an avid traveler with a keen interest in the connections between South Asia and the United States. Ryan studied neuroscience and has spent the last several years working as an operations manager in transportation logistics.
President Trump has thrown his support behind the FIRST STEP Act, a controversial bill intended to reform America’s broken criminal justice system. Early in August, Trump spoke to a group of ‘inner-city pastors’ at the White House. Explaining the moves...
A lawsuit filed by a George nurse questions just how safe medical staff working in the state’s prisons really are. The Associated Press and Atlanta Journal-Constitution report that 42-year old Alicia Butler is suing the Department of Corrections over a...
Under the purview of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, arrests of undocumented migrants with no criminal record have more than tripled. The trend—scarcely surprising with its figures and estimates—was quantified by NBC News, which analyzed publicly available data from the...
A foreign nurse working in the United States has settled with MedPro, a healthcare staffing agency that Eden Selispara says treated her like an ‘indentured servant.’ The 33-year old Philippines national had been working overseas in Abu Dhabi when she...
A Chicago city alderman questioned whether local law enforcement violated its own sanctuary ordinance after a police raid targeting counterfeit clothing took an illegal immigrant into custody. The Chicago Tribune reports that Alderman Danny Solis, who represents the city’s predominately...
Eight years after a groundbreaking civil rights case, $266 million has been allotted for the betterment of Native American farmers and ranchers. The class action leading settled for a total of $680 million, according to The Washington Post. But much...
The Department of Homeland Security is poised to begin investigating immigrants who arrived to the United States on valid visas but stayed past their authorization’s expiry. A report compiled by the Department shows that over 600,000 visitors overstayed tourist, work,...
A white supremacist rally in Washington, D.C. fell flat on Sunday, with only several dozen racists in attendance. Intended to celebrate the first anniversary of last year’s violent march in Charlottesville, VA., far-right demonstrators found themselves far outnumbered by counter-protesters....
On Friday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally moved to end protections that shield vulnerable students from the unscrupulous tactics of for-profit colleges. In a written statement posted on the department’s website and partially reprinted by The New York Times, the...
An attorney for a Nebraska man accused of running an immigrant-driven “slave labor” operation is asking judges to bar federal officials from using the term in court. The suspected ringleader, Juan Pablo Sanchez Delgado, asked authorities to show mercy toward...