Entries by ISN Staff

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June 15, 2012 – Obama Administration Announces Immigration Policy Change

BY ISN STAFF | June 15, 2012 The Obama administration made a significant announcement this morning regarding immigration. According to the New York Times administration will “stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives.” However, the change does not provide […]

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Debt is what they have in common

On July 1, 2012, student loan interest rates in the U.S. are set to double for almost 7.5 million students unless Congress takes action. (Source: San Francisco Chronicle) Jubilee USA is taking this opportunity to call attention to their work for debt relief crippling nations impoverished nations throughout the world. The challenges that U.S. college students (and their families) will face as they incur significant debt to obtain a college degree provides context for the debt crisis facing poor countries. Instead of providing basic services to their citizens, countries use their precious resources to pay debt service to wealthy nations and institutions.