Trump cannot ban birthright citizenship, but states undermine the constitutional right

Drawing of pregnant woman behind border wall. Illustration credit: Sally Cobb
May 22, 2019

Even though President Trump has not signed an executive order or changed the words of the Fourteenth Amendment, a threat to birthright citizenship in the U.S. is on the rise. In October 2018, Trump proposed...

Reproductive rights endangered at the Mexico-United States border

Royalty free photo of the deserts in the US-Mexico border, courtesy of Pexals
May 4, 2019

While the media often laces stories of the Mexico-United States border with violence, starvation, and complete desperation, it fails to acknowledge the many women in need of reproductive healthcare, contraception...

Congressional communications director discusses room for bipartisanship in the House of Representatives

Digitally modified photograph of members of the freshman class of Congress pose for a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.
February 27, 2019

After eight years in the minority, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2018, flipping 39 seats. They now control 235 out of the 435 total voting seats. Calling the...

Midterm Madness Part I: What’s Going On

Midterm Madness Part I: What's Going On
October 17, 2018

In light of the upcoming midterm elections, I will be writing a series of articles explaining various aspects of the election season. Part I will inform readers on several key issues that have defined...

The reality of Trump’s wall draws closer

Infographic comparing the costs of various government programs to Trump's wall by Kian Nassre, Head of Infographics.
March 24, 2017

 "The wall is getting designed right now," said President Donald Trump on February 8, 2017. Trump pledged to build a wall on the U.S. - Mexico border throughout his presidential campaign. Now, the U.S....

The future of San Francisco as a sanctuary city

Infographic of sanctuary cities in the United States, made by Kian Nassre.
February 7, 2017

  32 years ago, San Francisco became the 13th sanctuary city after then-mayor Dianne Feinstein signed a resolution protecting the increasing amounts of Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants. This past...

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