On Monday, the Supreme Court granted a request by the Trump administration to lift restrictions on part of the president’s ever-controversial travel ban. The one-page order, signed by Justice Anthony Kennedy, blocked a portion of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling. The ruling would have stopped the government from denying visas to immigrants from
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.
Hurricane Irma has already begun dealing damage to American shores, with large portions of Miami now underwater. Waves and storm surge worked together to overtake the city’s seawalls, even as 120 mile per hour winds tore shingles from buildings, toppled small structures, and even snapped the long arm of a heavy construction crane. Nearly 36
Arizona Senator John McCain publicly suggested that continued saber-rattling from North Korea could lead to the country’s eventual annihilation. Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” the Republican congressman said that Washington needs to “make sure that Kim Jong-Un knows that if he acts in an aggressive fashion, the price will be extinction.” McCain made
After NBC News reported a planned Department of Homeland Security roundup of thousands of illegal immigrants, the agency announced it would cancel the raids. Described as being “the largest operation of its kind in the history of ICE,” the plan was set to target upward of 8,000 unauthorized aliens. However, after an NBC expose, the
As Hurricane Irma continues on its course to Florida and the American Southeast, evacuations are being ordered in ever-growing numbers of counties. The Category 4 storm has already unleashed a deluge of rain, strong winds, and surging waters on the French Caribbean. The governors of St. Martin and Barbuda both said their territories had been
Some Democrats in the House of Representatives have threatened a shutdown of the federal government unless Congress creates new legislation to protect the former recipients of DACA. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – often referred to simply by its acronym, DACA – was ended by President Donald Trump on Thursday. The decision was
An upcoming autobiography by Hillary Clinton will touch on the mistakes she made and the reasons she lost the 2016 presidential election. While the book hasn’t yet been released in its entirety, it has been reviewed by CNN and other media outlets. Like any major publication in the modern day, excerpts and passages have been
Just two days after formally rescinding DACA, President Donald Trump is implying that its recipients needn’t worry about any slow-moving response from Congress. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – frequently referred to by its acronym, DACA – gave young men and women who arrived to the United States illegally as children an opportunity
The southeast coast of the United States is preparing for a potentially unprecedented disaster in the form of Hurricane Irma. Currently making its way over the Caribbean, category five Hurricane Irma could be making a course for Florida. The historically strong storm has already ravaged several islands in the French Caribbean, with the governor of
Weeks after Charlottesville and a national uproar over the legacy of Confederate war memorials, a descendant of Civil War general Robert E. Lee has been forced to resign from his position as pastor of a North Carolina Church. The great-great-great-great-grand-nephew of the Confederacy’s best-known officer had appeared to make a speech an introduction at the
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