Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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White House tweaks asylum rules on ‘pass-through’ countries

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/15/19, 12:28 pm

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is set to implement a new rule for people seeking asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico that likely will affect most Central American migrants. The modification means that migrants will be ineligible for asylum in the United States if they failed to apply for protection from other countries they passed through on their way to the U.S. border.

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Trump targets liberal congresswomen on Twitter

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/15/19, 12:14 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump drew criticism Sunday for a series of tweets suggesting that several Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., over the influence of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.

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Policing politicians’ speech

Politics | Twitter to more heavily monitor politicians’ posts
by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/05/19, 02:38 pm

WASHINGTON—Twitter announced last week it will no longer overlook tweets from government officials that violate the platform’s policies, a shift from a past, laissez-faire attitude that overlooked offending messages in the interest of newsworthiness.

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