In world news, at least 123,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled western Myanmar to escape violence, bloodshed, and political persecution, but the migrations are not over yet.
In national news, President Trump has cancelled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which was created by his predecessor’s executive order in 2012 to shield as many as 800,000 young adults that were illegally brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. Deportations won’t start to take place until March 2018.
And in local news, New York City’s public hospitals are expanding mental health programs for children and adolescents.
Produced, written, and edited by: Richard Ngo (WBCR News Director). Effective immediately, Tanesha Thorpe will be co-anchoring the WBCR News with me on Wednesdays throughout this Fall 2017 semester, but today, Tanesha couldn’t make it to the station because of difficulties in her transportation. I’m hoping that she’ll be with me next Wednesday, September 13, 2017.