Jamie Dean

Jamie is WORLD’s national editor based in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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Major on minors

Immigration | Over 2,000 immigrant children have been separated from parents at the border, but thousands more crossed alone
by Jamie Dean
Posted 6/22/18, 06:49 pm

Spend a week reading about immigration law and the current crisis on the border, and you may feel like you understand less than when you started.

The twists, turns, exceptions, and who-did-what-when is enough to leave The Wall Street Journal leading its Friday front-page coverage with this statement:

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‘The great dilemma’

Immigration | Congress grapples with border woes and family separations 20 years in the making
by Jamie Dean
Posted 6/20/18, 05:41 pm

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday afternoon allowing families caught crossing the U.S. border illegally to remain together in immigration detention, instead of separating parents from children.

The order would reportedly halt the weekslong surge in officials separating parents from children at the border while adults face criminal proceedings for crossing into the U.S. illegally.

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Remember those in prison

North Korea | Hopes of North Korean diplomacy shouldn’t overshadow the plight of Christians and others suffering under the regime
by Jamie Dean
Posted 6/15/18, 05:34 pm

After President Donald Trump’s historic visit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Trump declared he had “solved” the problem of a nuclear threat from the recluse nation.

Let’s hope so, but let’s also wait and see whether North Korea follows through with its promises on denuclearization.

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