President Trump used his speech to a joint session of Congress to outline a number of his directives for the next year. While the speech was not officially a State of the Union address, he spoke on several topics that have garnered concern since he was elected in November.
There is growing trepidation in immigrant communities across the United States as President Trump appears to be making good on his campaign promises to crack down on undocumented immigrants. Stemming from one of Trump’s executive orders, nearly 700 people were arrested in immigration raids across 12 states.
The first weekend of President Trump’s administration was not without controversy. Indeed, Americans celebrated their democracy and the peaceful transition from Barack Obama to Donald Trump on Friday. Less than a day later, hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C. to protest and give voice to the frustrations and fears that had been brewing since Trump was elected last November.