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Immigration

Business as usual: Thousands cross Mexico’s southern border

On the day this week that Mexico imposed new measures to shut down migrant crossings at its southern border, some 1,200 made the trip at a single remote jungle outpost without showing a document to anyone. A man who helped board the migrants for the five-minute boat ride Sunday from Guatemala across the Usumacinta River

Social Media

Facebook to Stop Recommending Civic and Political Groups

In November, the last U.S. polls were full of fear for potential unrest among the United States of America’s citizens. And the politics each online forum peddled did little to ease the situation. Most online platforms attempted to preach peace through various groups and communities, but even that did not stop members of such civic

Social Media

Baseless Wayfair child-trafficking theory spreads online

The baseless conspiracy theory took off after an anonymous user posed a bizarre question in an internet chatroom: What if retail giant Wayfair is using pricey storage cabinets to traffic children? Self-proclaimed internet sleuths quickly responded by matching up the names of Wayfair products to those of missing children, producing social media posts that have

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