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United States proposes settlement for Families Separated at U.S. Border Under the Trump Administration’s Zero-tolerance Policy

Photo Credit: Erik Gay/Associated Press By: Ariana Kravetz, 2L The United States reached a proposed settlement agreement on October 16, 2023, in the case of Ms. L., et al. v. ICE, et al. This lawsuit, filed in 2018 on behalf of a Congolese mother who was separated from her seven-year-old daughter at the U.S.-Mexico border, grew to become […]

U.S. and Brazil Strengthen Ties Through Historic Partnership for Workers’ Rights

Photo Credit: Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS By: Damian Barquin, 3L United States President Joe Biden and Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced a historic Partnership for Workers’ Rights last month at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. The initiative sets to deepen the strong labor ties between the two nations. It promises to address five urgent […]

The American and Canadian Responses to COVID-19

By: Abigail Plouff, 2L In December, 2019, reports emerged that a highly contagious coronavirus called COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China.  The virus spread worldwide, as the World Health Organization classified it as a pandemic on March 11, 2020.  On April 1, 2020, there were approximately 884,075 recorded cases of COVID-19 globally. Canada and the United […]

Carnival Cruises to Cuba: What Passengers Should Know Before They Go

BY: STEPHANIE KOUTSODENDRIS On March 21, 2016, Carnival Cruise Line officially gained approval from the Cuban government to set sail to Cuba. Now that they have been approved, what does this mean for potential passengers? Since the enactment of the Embargo more than 50 years ago under the Helms Burton Act and the Cuban Democracy […]