It’s July 2nd. Today, we Skimm’d This:
theSkimm: About a dozen lawmakers took a field trip to Texas yesterday. To visit two border facilities where migrants are being held. And some lawmakers did not like what they saw. Now there are protests being held around the country to close some migrant detention centers. We’ll break down what’s been happening on the border. Meanwhile, protesters in Hong Kong stormed the city’s Legislative Council and occupied the building. This was the latest in a series of protests concerning mainland China’s encroaching power over Hong Kong. We’ll tell you what’s next for the movement. Also on today’s episode: the US is headed to the Women’s World Cup finals on Sunday, and some celestial sights in South America.
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Hong Kong is in the middle of a political crisis over fears about China’s influence there.
You may have been been hearing about a migrant caravan coming from Central America. We have theSkimm on what's going on with migrants at the border here.
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