Numbers Game: Immigration Issues, Indian Elections, and Time Off For Loan Debt

Numbers Game: Immigration Issues, Indian Elections, and Time Off For Loan Debt

Skimm This - May 17, 2019 - 13:08

Yesterday, President Trump announced a new proposal to overhaul the US immigration system - specifically shifting the priorities in the green card system and the asylum program, and strengthening border security. It’s the latest in a series of immigration moves by the administration. We’ll give you an update on where things stand. Meanwhile, 900 million voters have been hitting the polls in India for the last month and a half. And this weekend the national elections come to an end. We’ll give you theSkimm on who’s running and some of the big issues people are paying attention to. Also on today’s episode: some people may be giving up vacation time to pay off student loans, and we say goodbye to Grumpy Cat.

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