Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. extends immigration status for Salvadorans

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/29/19, 11:22 am

More than 200,000 El Salvador citizens living in the United States will not be deported for at least a year. The Trump administration announced Monday that it would extend their temporary protected status (TPS). Salvadoran Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill said the extension gives immigrants with TPS “breathing room” to find a permanent solution toward residency or citizenship.

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House to vote on impeachment process

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/29/19, 10:52 am

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Monday the House will vote this week to formalize the presidential impeachment inquiry. Republicans have complained that the full House has not approved opening an investigation. The vote on the resolution will establish the parameters of the process.

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Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers dies

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/28/19, 12:12 pm

Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, the longest-serving African American congressman, died of natural causes on Sunday at his Detroit home. He was 90 years old.

What was Conyers known for? First elected in 1964, the Michigan Democrat fought for civil rights for more than 50 years in Washington. For 15 years, he pushed to make Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a national holiday, finally succeeding in the mid-1980s. He also helped found the Congressional Black Caucus.

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