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DACA Back Up and Running for Dreamers

In response to a decision given by US District Court Judge William Alsup last Tuesday, the Trump administration is immediately resuming the granting of work permits and the extension of the status as quasi-legal residents for “Dreamers.” The White House said it is complying with the federal court order to continue the renewal process for […]

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Trump Met Republicans to Discuss DACA

Key Republicans met with President Trump in the Oval Office on December 19 to discuss the best approach to dealing with immigrants who have relied on the DACA program to remain in the United States. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was created by President in 2012 as a program to allow immigrants who […]

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Republicans Dis Obama for Climate Change Speech

GOP candidates threw poisoned darts at President Obama in reaction to the speech he made on Monday at the opening of the two-week long international conference on climate change. Apparently disappointed that the president seems to take the climate change crisis seriously, each Republican had his/her own special way to denigrate the importance of the […]

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Mountain Renaming Causes Avalanche of Criticism

President Obama decided to right what most people in Alaska believe was a mistake by officially changing the name of Mount McKinley back to its traditional appellation. The tallest mountain in North America, Denali was renamed to McKinley in 1917 21 years after a prospector to Alaska used the mountain and its name to support […]