Pre-Viral

Dention of immigrant children - 2014 and 2018

Trump vs. Obama: Two Approaches to Migrant Families and Minors

Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump were both faced with the issue of unaccompanied minors and family units following the passage of a law by a Democrat-controlled Congress and signed by President George W. Bush in 2008. The law, intended to curb human smuggling, became a magnet for families and children to the U.S. border.

Welfare-Recipients

WIC Welfare Participation at Lowest Level in 24 Years

Total participation in the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) welfare program is at its lowest level in 24 years, according to the latest data provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Fact Check: ‘Caged’ Child Photo Is Not What Immigration Advocates Claim

Fact Check: ‘Caged’ Child Photo Is Not What Immigration Advocates Claim

A photo is making the rounds on social media of a little boy stuck inside a cage and which many immigration advocates say is a depiction of how the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy is separating kids from their families. However, many people sharing the photo are unaware of its original context.

Sandy Hook

Nearly 220 Texas School Districts Allow School Staff to be Armed

Nearly 220 Texas school districts allow teachers to be armed for defense of themselves and their students. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports that the exact number of school districts allowing armed teachers sits at 217.