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Travelers with their luggage walk past the Hankou railway station on the eve of its resuming outbound traffic in Wuhan in central Chinas Hubei province on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Starting Wednesday, residents of Wuhan will be allowed to once again travel in and out of the sprawling city where the coronavirus pandemic began, ending an 11-week lockdown.

US-China tension: banned Chinese apps, Hong Kong Autonomy Act, and a possible CCP travel ban

Nicole Shih, Contributing Writer July 23, 2020

The Trump administration is considering a travel ban on Chinese Communist Party members and their families, according to four Trump administration officials who spoke to The New York Times.    If...

The Capitol Building in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.  (Andrew Harnick | AP)

Government shutdown and out

Ross Greer, Contributing Writer January 29, 2018

After a three-day shutdown, the government is back, at least for the time being.  President Trump signed a short-term spending bill to keep the government afloat until Feb. 8 after Democratic leadership...

Painted murals are displayed on the street in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

The forbidden land: Cuba re-opening

Kevin Gross April 19, 2015

Antonio Morales-Pita, a DePaul economics professor and former economic policy consultant in Cuba, remembers his decision to leave the country. “I poured my soul out for my country, spending years...

Jaren Rodriguez, 20, at a rally in Tijuana, Mexico, organized by the National Immigrant Youth Alliance that hopes to bring families back to their homes in the United States. He was brought to the United States when he was four and graduated from high school in San Jose, Calif. He later self-deported in an attempt to legalize his immigration status. (Don Bartletti | Tribune News Service / Los Angeles Times)

Child, not alien, migration

Parker Asmann November 9, 2014

As tears swelled in their eyes and they fought back the emotions creeping in, Raquel and Alexis Cervantes couldn’t understand why their parents were sending them to the United States for high school...

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