Charissa Koh

Charissa is a reporter for WORLD.

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Barr bashed for basic immigration move

Compassion | New stance on bond for asylum-seekers was more procedural than political
by Charissa Koh
Posted 4/24/19, 03:04 pm

Critics of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy said Attorney General William Barr’s decision last week not to allow bail for some detained asylum-seekers trampled the rights of immigrants.

“Our Constitution does not allow the government to lock up asylum seekers without basic due process,” the American Civil Liberties Union tweeted after Barr announced the move April 16. “We’ll see the administration in court. Again.”

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Ambition, money, and mercy: faces of Austin

Cities | People are flocking to Austin for the jobs, education, and hip culture, but the city’s rapid growth is hurting some longtime and low-income residents
by Charissa Koh
Posted 3/28/19, 03:58 pm

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White House proposes work instead of welfare

Compassion | Policies released this month aim to incentivize self-sufficiency, dignity for the poor
by Charissa Koh
Posted 3/27/19, 05:20 pm

This month, the White House released the Economic Report of the President and its 2020 budget proposal, both of which demonstrate a commitment to prioritizing work to help low-income Americans.

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