It’s September 18th. Today, we Skimm’d This:
Asylum seekers are showing up to new tent courts at the US-Mexico border this week, part of a broader effort to change the US immigration system.
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates again today, the second time it’s done so this year.
Greta Thunberg is telling lawmakers on Capitol Hill to stop asking her questions, and listen to climate science.
And finally: Merriam-Webster adds the nonbinary ‘they’ pronoun to its dictionary.
theSkimm: The Trump Administration is unveiling new immigration courts that look a little different than what you might expect. They’re actually tents and shipping containers built right near the US-Mexico border as a part of a big new immigration policy. We’ll explain. Also: the Fed slashed interest rates for just the second time since the Great Recession today, heeding a request by President Trump. Also on today’s show: Greta Thunberg turns the tables in DC, and the dictionary gets nonbinary.