trump administration

teen pregnancy

Court Rules Trump Can't Use Pregnancy Prevention Funds on Abstinence Orgs

Federal judges ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood, which sued the Trump administration for letting abstinence-only groups apply for funds meant to help prevent teen pregnancy.
Marie Solis
8.31.18
Campus sexual assault

Betsy DeVos' Proposed Title IX Policies Harm Sexual Assault Survivors, Advocates Say

The Department of Education has outlined new guidelines that would protect the rights of the accused and leave the handling of sexual assault cases largely up to universities' discretion.
Marie Solis
8.30.18
immigration

Mollie Tibbetts' Family Members Speak Out Against Trump's Politicization of Her Death

When authorities charged an undocumented man with Mollie Tibbetts' murder, the Trump administration used it as an opportunity to push its anti-immigrant agenda.
Marie Solis
8.23.18
Abortion Rights

Anti-Choice Trump Official Once Paid for His Sexual Partner's Abortion

Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement Scott Lloyd has tried to block multiple immigrant minors from getting abortions, but a new report says he once took a woman he slept with to get one.
Marie Solis
8.22.18
family separation

The Psychology Behind Why Some Immigrant Kids Struggle with Family Reunification

Young children may push their parents away or become angry with them after a separation, psychologists and medical professionals explain.
Marie Solis
7.12.18
family separation

Toddlers Appearing Unaccompanied in Immigration Court Is Nothing New

The Trump administration has shed light on a longstanding issue in the American immigration system—migrant children have no right to an attorney.
Marie Solis
7.9.18
maternal health

Why Did the Trump Administration Oppose a Global Breastfeeding Initiative?

Government delegates thought the resolution would pass without a hitch before U.S. officials reportedly threatened at least one country with sanctions if they didn't remove pro-breastfeeding language.
Marie Solis
7.9.18
family separation

Trump Administration Requests More Time to Reunite Families

In Friday court filings, Department of Justice officials requested an extension on mandatory deadlines to reunify migrant parents and children.
Marie Solis
7.6.18
resistance

Statue of Liberty Protester Could Face Up to a Year and a Half in Prison

After scaling the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July to protest Trump's immigration policies, Therese Patricia Okoumou was brought up on three misdemeanor charges.
Marie Solis
7.5.18
Abolish ICE

Kirsten Gillibrand Becomes First Sitting Senator to Call to Abolish ICE

"We believe that we should protect families that need our help and that is not what ICE is doing today," said the New York Democrat during an interview with CNN.
Marie Solis
6.29.18
family separation crisis

Senator Tammy Duckworth and Her Infant Join Immigration Protests in D.C.

The Illinois Democrat protested the Trump Administration's border practices with her two-month daughter strapped to her chest.
Marie Solis
6.28.18
immigration

Activists Call for Investigation of Sexual Abuse at Texas Detention Center

Dozens of immigrant women who have been separated from their children by the Trump administration reportedly reside in T. Don Hutto Residential Center, which has a history of sexual abuse allegations.
Marie Solis
6.27.18