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Priscilla Alvarez

Priscilla Alvarez
Priscilla Alvarez is a fellow for National Journal. Previously she was a correspondent for USA TODAY College, where she covered a variety of topics with a focus on college students. Her work has also appeared in the Washingtonian and Leesburg Today, a community newspaper in Northern Virginia.Priscilla studied at Virginia Tech, where she also served as editor-in-chief of the student-run, daily newspaper, Collegiate Times.
Infrastructure

The Border-Wall Prototypes Are Up—Now What?

As the administration assesses the projects, both the purpose and effectiveness of a barrier are in question.

Management

The White House Lays Out Its Conditions for Extending DACA

The Trump administration provided a list of immigration reforms it wants fulfilled for a deal to protect young undocumented immigrants.

Public Safety

Will Texas's Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities Hurt Law Enforcement?

Some police chiefs are concerned that the legislation may harm efforts to stop crime rather than helping.

Management

Trump's Border Barrier Hits a Wall

The administration would need to acquire private property to build his barricade, which will put the president at odds with many in his own party.

Public Safety

Trump Cracks Down on Sanctuary Cities

The administration targets jurisdictions that limit cooperation between local authorities and federal immigration agents.

News

Will North Carolina's Bathroom Bill Be Revised?

Lawmakers are meeting to consider changes to the controversial law, according to media reports.

News

South Carolina State Senate Votes to Remove the Confederate Flag

The state Legislature met on Monday to consider a bill that would remove the Confederate flag that flies on the Capitol grounds.