Harvest Prude

Harvest is a political reporter for WORLD's Washington Bureau. She is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Harvest resides in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @HarvestPrude.

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Twisting Supreme Court precedent

Abortion | Monday’s June Medical Services opinion gives cover to abortionists
by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/29/20, 07:49 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court sided against the state of Louisiana Monday, striking down a regulation that required abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.

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The coronavirus view from Washington

Politics | Congress and the White House review the pandemic response and plan next steps
by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/25/20, 03:50 pm

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s top health officials trekked to Capitol Hill this week to answer tough questions about how they’ve handled the coronavirus crisis.

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Immigration budget crisis reflects change in policy

Immigration | The Trump administration blames COVID-19, but a federal agency projected a $1 billion deficit in 2019
by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/25/20, 01:58 pm

Zach Szmara pastors full time at the Bridge Community Church in Logansport, Ind. But a couple of days a week he helps people navigate the often-confusing processes to renew work visas, obtain green cards, and become American citizens.

The Bridge Community Church is a member of a church-based immigration legal service network called Immigrant Connection. Since it started six years ago, it’s helped more than 2,000 clients from 100 countries of origin.

“We have trust because the Church usually is trusted from almost any culture around the world,” Szmara said.

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