Harvest Prude

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

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After clash, migrants warned of detention, deportation

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/26/18, 12:16 pm

President Donald Trump told Mexico to deport caravan migrants and threatened to close the U.S. southern border Monday after protesters tried to cross illegally into the country. Thousands of Central American migrants are waiting to apply for asylum in Tijuana, Mexico, where a group of protesters rushed a checkpoint on Sunday and were repelled by tear gas. The migrants had staged a march to ask the United States to speed up processing their asylum claims.

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A progressive pothole in the new NAFTA

Politics | President Trump’s signature trade agreement includes unwanted sexual orientation and gender identity policies
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/23/18, 03:49 pm

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s United States–Mexico-Canada (USMCA) free trade agreement, the successor to NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement), hit a snag last week when a group of conservative lawmakers raised concerns that the deal promoted progressive LGBT policies.

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Trump hammers 9th Circuit after Roberts’ defense

by Harvest Prude & Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/23/18, 12:44 pm

Chief Justice John Roberts and President Donald Trump sparred this week over perceived bias in the federal judiciary. The spat arose after U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar, an appointee of President Barack Obama, issued a temporary stop Monday to a Trump executive order that would have granted asylum only to immigrants who legally enter the country. Speaking with reporters, Trump remarked that Tigar was an “Obama judge.”

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