Harvard and MIT Sue ICE to Halt New Student Visa Guidelines

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are seeking a court order to stop the U.S. from enforcing new visa guidelines that could cast international students out of the country if schools offer only online classes. “It appears that it was designed purposefully to place pressure on colleges and universities to open their on-campus classrooms for in-person instruction this fall, … Read more Harvard and MIT Sue ICE to Halt New Student Visa Guidelines

North Korea Leader Kim Shouldn’t Be Underestimated: CSIS

Jun.24 — Sue Mi Terry, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a former senior analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency, talks about the political tensions between the two Koreas. Terry was also the director for Korea, Japan, and Oceanic affairs at the National Security Council under Presidents George W. Bush … Read more North Korea Leader Kim Shouldn’t Be Underestimated: CSIS

Obama warns Democrats against complacency at Biden fundraiser

Joe Biden held a virtual fundraiser on Tuesday, the presumptive Democratic Party nominee joined for the first time by Barack Obama. The former president warned Democrats not to be complacent ahead of the November election, and helped raise more than $11 million. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the … Read more Obama warns Democrats against complacency at Biden fundraiser

Analysis: Biden hopeful Obama support will bring voters, and cash

Former US President Barack Obama has helped raise $11 million at an event with former Vice President and presumptive Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden. FRANCE 24’s international affairs editor Philip Turle says Obama’s support is important to increase turn-out among young and black voters, and for future fundraising. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE … Read more Analysis: Biden hopeful Obama support will bring voters, and cash

Trump’s Polls Are Plunging But It’s Too Early to Count Him Out

With the nation reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic, a recession that’s thrown 20 million people out of work, and waves of protests against police violence, nearly every recent poll shows President Donald Trump headed to defeat in November. And Trump’s sparsely attended rally in Oklahoma last weekend did little to indicate those polls are missing … Read more Trump’s Polls Are Plunging But It’s Too Early to Count Him Out

US Supreme Court upholds program protecting 700,000 young immigrants | ABC News

The US Supreme Court has dealt President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies a major setback, ruling against his bid to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children from deportation. The justices on a 5-4 vote upheld lower court rulings that found that Mr Trump’s … Read more US Supreme Court upholds program protecting 700,000 young immigrants | ABC News

California DACA Recipients Cheer Supreme Court Ruling Against Trump Administration

Young immigrants in California reacted with a mixture of relief and gratitude over the Supreme Court ruling Thursday to reject President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). For now, the young immigrants retain their protection from deportation and their authorization to work … Read more California DACA Recipients Cheer Supreme Court Ruling Against Trump Administration

Why Trump appointee Neil Gorsuch protected LGBTQ rights

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin explains why Justice Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s first nominee to the Supreme Court, decided to deliver an opinion that will change how more than 7 million LGBTQ individuals will live and work in the United States. It is a watershed moment from an unlikely author that means gay, lesbian and transgender … Read more Why Trump appointee Neil Gorsuch protected LGBTQ rights

Trump’s Re-Election Hopes Get Shaky With Recent Biden Gains

A shifting battlefield map is imperiling Donald Trump’s re-election, putting the president on the defensive in states his team didn’t expect to be competitive in November. Recent surveys show Democrat Joe Biden has pulled further ahead in the industrial Midwestern states that Trump won in 2016, as the president’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and … Read more Trump’s Re-Election Hopes Get Shaky With Recent Biden Gains

Murder charge upgraded, three others charged over George Floyd’s death | ABC News

All four police officers involved in George Floyd’s killing have been charged, but it didn’t stop protests erupting across the US for the ninth straight day. Hundreds of thousands gathered in mostly peaceful protests, with George Floyd’s brother returning to the scene of the crime to kneel in silence. Former president Barack Obama also lent … Read more Murder charge upgraded, three others charged over George Floyd’s death | ABC News

Barack Obama says US George Floyd protests offer opportunity to change America

Former US President Barack Obama gave his first live remarks on the unrest gripping America following the killing of George Floyd. The former president acknowledged the despair and anger powering the protests since the death of Mr Floyd. But Mr Obama also struck a note of optimism, adding that the protests offer an “incredible opportunity … Read more Barack Obama says US George Floyd protests offer opportunity to change America

‘I want you to know that your lives matter’: Obama to young African-Americans

“I want you to know that your lives matter, that your dreams matter”, Barack Obama says in a message addressed to young African-Americans during a webcast with activists. “You’ve communicated a sense of urgency that is as powerful and as transformative as anything that I’ve seen in recent years”, the former U.S. president adds in … Read more ‘I want you to know that your lives matter’: Obama to young African-Americans