A president’s budget request is typically the first step in a long process of determining how we should prioritize our resources. The president had a real opportunity to do right by our children. He chose a wall instead.
The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a rule change that would change the threshold for becoming what the government defines as “public charge" and make it more difficult for immigrants using certain public services to obtain citizenship or change visa status.
Mark Kabban, a 2018 Meade Fellow, met with education and policy influencers during a week-long visit to Washington, D.C. The fellowship provided him with an opportunity to meet with organizations working on immigrant and refugee issues.
Yesterday, June 19, we recognized Juneteenth, which commemorates on June 19, 1865 the end of slavery in the United States two years after President Lincoln legally abolished it.