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President Trump’s Decision to End the Dreamer Immigrant Program in Doubt

By Kimberely Blackburn Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO – President Donald Trump announced his decision to discontinue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a decision placing those brought to the United States as children by undocumented immigrant parents, often known as “dreamers,” at risk for deportation. Trump’s decision comes after lawmakers from 10 states…

Maya Angelou Inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

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    By Kimberely Blackburn – Delta Digital News Service – LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame inducted Maya Angelou along with eight other women and one convent into its 2017 class Thursday evening in the third-annual award ceremony held at the State Convention Hall. Immediately preceding the event, the board…

Lawsuit Moves Forward to Stop Cuts to Healthcare for Disabled

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By Kimberely Blackburn – JONESBORO, Ark. – A new program implemented by Arkansas Department of Human Services resulted in cuts of home health care hours for many in the disabled community of the state. Legal Aid of Arkansas won a temporary restraining order on behalf of many who suffered a cut in hours in February.…