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Newsbatch Updates

President Trump's campaign was based in part on his call for enforcing immigration laws in part by erecting a wall between the United States and Mexico. Upon taking office he has promised an end to former President Obama's DACA program unless Congress funds a wall. He has also See Immigration Summary

The gay marrriage controversy in the United States came to an abrupt conclusion with a definitive U.S. Supreme Court decision which authorizes such unions. This development accompanies a growing international acceptance of the concept. See Sexuality Summary

Colorado has become the first American state to fully legalize marijuana. Several other states including California have passed similar legislation. Opiate addiction is a growing national crisis. See Drug Policy Summary

President Trump's campaign was also based on his opposition to modern free trade policies. He has called for a renegotiation of the NAFTA agreement. See Globalization Summary

President Trump has markedly changed the U.S. policy of attempted mediation in the Israel-Palestine dispute by recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital See Israel-Palestine Summary