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DACA Dreamers fear Trump’s immigration policy

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Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, President-elect Donald Trump promised to crack down on undocumented immigration, including hundreds of thousands of young people who have obtained temporary legal status under the Obama Administration. Continue reading

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To Vote or Not to Vote – Lesson Plan

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Why is voting an important responsibility for citizens? Less than 60 percent of eligible voters voted in the 2012 general election. Yet, for other Americans, voting is a very meaningful, almost sacred duty. In this lesson, students will view three short films that explore the importance of voting. Continue reading

Anti-government demonstrators hold placards reading "No Brexit" during a protest outside the parliament in Athens, Greece June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis - RTX2GFHW

Murder of British politician changes tone of U.K. Brexit debate

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The man accused of murdering a British member of parliament last Thursday made his first court appearance in London on Saturday. Authorities believe Thomas Mair shot and stabbed Jo Cox to death on a street in broad daylight, because of her position to keep the U.K. in the European Union. Continue reading

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Take a poll, debate the issue: Immigration

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Where do students stand on immigration policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see…read more

A Frontex officer (L) escorts a migrant as he boards on a Turkish-flagged passenger boat to be returned to Turkey, on the Greek island of Lesbos, April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis - RTSDFLL

Europe begins deporting migrants back to Turkey

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The first deportations of migrants from Europe back to Turkey began in Greece Monday as people were ferried from the Greek island of Lesbos.
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