Daily Archives: July 16, 2017

Australia-US Refugee Deal May Succumb To US Refugee Cap

According to a report published by Reuters on Saturday, July 15th, officials from the United States (US) Department of Homeland Security have abruptly left the island nation of Nauru, which has served in recent years as a dumping ground for people seeking asylum in Australia. US officials had been there […]

Call For Change To Abortion Laws In El Salvador 1

This week 19-year-old Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz of El Salvador was sentenced to 30 years in prison.  Global News reported that by failing to receive medical treatment while pregnant, the courts ruled her miscarriage as murder. Cruz claimed that she was unaware that she was pregnant up until the incident, and […]

President Trump Delays Decision To Permanently Lift Sanctions On Sudan

Before he left office in January 2017, President Barack Obama temporarily lifted financial sanctions on the Sudan. Now, a day before the expiration of the executive order that would permanently lift these sanctions, a decision supported by the United Nations, President Donald Trump’s administration has delayed the final decision to […]

Judge In Hawaii Rules On New Travel Ban

On Thursday night, Federal Judge Derrick K. Watson of Honolulu struck down the Trump administration’s latest guidelines for their infamous Muslim ban that kept grandparents from entering the United States. The guidelines come after the Supreme Court allowed for a limited reinstatement of the Muslim ban for people from Iran, […]