Immigration in the United States of America

Immigration in the United States of America

Nearly 6,000 DACA recipients will lose benefits every week. (2020, July 27). FWD.US. Retrieved August 14, 2020, from https://www.fwd.us/news/daca-expirations-projected-timeline/ In September 2017, the Trump Administration attempted to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. This termination was deemed unlawful by the Supreme Court, however, the Trump Administration has yet to reinstate the policy. …

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Healthcare in the United States of America

Healthcare in the United States of America

Meyer, H. (2020, August 14). COVID Data Failures Create Pressure for Public Health System Overhaul. Kaiser Health News. https://khn.org/news/covid-data-failures-create-pressure-for-public-health-system-overhaul/ California‚Äôs current health sharing data networks pale in comparison to other countries. The malfunction of the current system has omitted nearly 300,000 COVID-19 test results. Contact tracing is relatively impossible with the current coronavirus cases reported …

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Education in the United States of America

Education in the United States of America

Fensterwald, J. (2020, August 14). Ethnic studies mandate for California K-12 students gaining momentum in Legislature. EdSource. Retrieved from https://edsource.org/2020/ethnic-studies-mandate-for-california-k-12-students-gaining-momentum-in-legislature/638255 Assemblyman Jose Medina, has been busy amending Assembly Bill 331. This bill would require all students to take, at least, one-semester course of ethnic studies in order to graduate high school. Many concerns regarding the …

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Employment in the United States of America

Employment in the United States of America

Moos, D. & Kim, K. (2020, August 14). Working from home? California employers must reimburse you for some utilities. Retrieved August 14, 2020, from https://www.pe.com/2020/08/14/working-from-home-california-employers-must-reimburse-you-for-some-utilities/ As California employees have transitioned to working remotely, several labor and privacy laws have been set in motion to ensure compensation. California employers must reimburse remote employees for expenses related …

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Healthcare in the United Kingdom

Healthcare in the United Kingdom

King, J.S. (2020). Covid-19 and the Need for Health Care Reform. The New England Journal of Medicine, 386(2), DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp2000821 Healthcare in the United States has been a longstanding debate. The current pandemic has brought this debate up once more, as many people depend on employer-sponsored health insurance is cut with the loss of jobs …

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Immigration in Lebanon

Immigration in Lebanon

Bond, J. (2020, June 10). COVID-19, Migrant Labor, and the Case for Labor Recruitment Reform. Council on Foreign Relations. https://www.cfr.org/blog/covid-19-migrant-labor-and-case-labor-recruitment-reform Migrant workers are some of the most vulnerable populations. They are often overworked and underpaid, with limited access to healthcare. The unique conditions of migrant workers make them extremely susceptible to COVID-19, crowded dormitories, the …

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