Category Archives: Children

Some children of US troops born overseas will no longer get automatic American citizenship, Trump administration says

Haley Britzky of Task & Purpose – Previously, all children born to U.S. citizen parents were considered to be “residing in the United States,” and therefore would be automatically granted citizenship under Immigration and Nationality Act 320. Now, children born … Continue reading

Posted in Children, United States

Trump is stripping immigrant children of protections, critics say. Supporters say he’s closing loopholes

Andrea Castillo of the Los Angeles Times – Continue…

Posted in Children, Families, Immigrants

Parents Are Giving Up Custody of Their Kids to Get Need-Based College Financial Aid

Jodi S. Cohen and Melissa Sanchez of ProPublica Illinois – Dozens of suburban Chicago families, perhaps many more, have been exploiting a legal loophole to win their children need-based college financial aid and scholarships they would not otherwise receive, court … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Controversial, Education, Parents, United States

A majority of U.S. teens fear a shooting could happen at their school, and most parents share their concern

Nikki Graff of the Pew Research Center – In the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, a majority of American teens say they are very or somewhat worried about the possibility of a shooting … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Death, Guns and gun control, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Why a Government Lawyer Argued Against Giving Immigrant Kids Toothbrushes

Ken White in the Atlantic – Arguments before the United States Court of Appeals are usually dry, esoteric, and nerdy. What would it take to make one go viral? This week, in a clip that launched a million angry Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Immigrants