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Stories of the Week: June 24th

Happy Friday! From migration emerging as a key election issue to honoring naturalized citizens who have contributed to American democracy, these are the top stories impacting the well-being of immigrants this week. Marko Sanchez


TOP STORY OF THE WEEK

Immigration takes center stage at the presidential debate on Thursday as Trump and Biden spar on policy and rhetoric. Read key moments from the debate that will define the paths the candidates choose to walk for the campaign.  



NATIONAL STORIES OF THE WEEK

Two men posing as ICE agents were arrested after they threatened migrants with deportation and jail time while demanding cash.

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Louisiana Gov. Landry to cut one million dollars in state funding to The Catholic Charities organization because they housed migrants in their facilities.  



An Oklahoma law allowing officers to arrest and charge undocumented migrants for residing in the state has sparked debate among law enforcement officials who see conflicts with current federal regulations. 



INTERNATIONAL STORIES OF THE WEEK

Jordan Bardella, leader of National Rally, is likely to win a majority in the French Parliament. He plans to revoke naturalization rights for migrants who lived in France for at least five years between the ages of 11 and 18, among other crackdowns.


Despite its 'closed door' policy and harsh rhetoric from President Orban, Hungary has slowly opened the door to migrant workers in response to economic and population declines.



A number of Tories, driven by strong anti-migrant rhetoric, are leaving the party for the insurgent Reform Party.


HEART-WARMERS OF THE WEEK





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Marko Sanchez serves as the Communications Intern at the Im/migrant Well-Being Scholar Collaborative. They assist in creating public-facing communications and content such as social media posts, website blogs, and press releases.

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