Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute.

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House compromises, passes border funding

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/27/19, 07:27 pm

WASHINGTON—The Democratic-majority House on Thursday approved a Senate-endorsed bill providing $4.6 billion for the care of migrants in U.S. custody. The bill, which passed 305-102 with all but seven Republicans in favor, will now go to President Donald Trump for signature.

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Caught in the middle

Politics | Detained migrants endure deplorable conditions as Congress debates funding
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/27/19, 03:28 pm

WASHINGTON—Three months ago, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a Dear Colleague letter to Democrats in Congress that called out President Donald Trump for trying to propose “a fake crisis at the border.” But that was before they saw a viral photo of a Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms Monday attempting to cross the Rio Grande, before they heard of children detained in squalid conditions in a Border Patrol

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Senate sends border funding bill to House

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/27/19, 10:55 am

WASHINGTON—The GOP-controlled Senate rejected on Wednesday the House version of a bill to fund care for migrants on the southern border. Instead, the Senate passed its own bill with sweeping bipartisan support, 84-8.

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