John Talbott, Indiana

Jackson Creek Middle School | Bloomington, IN

What if teenagers felt they had a voice in the future of our country? This election season, the Student Reporting Labs network of more than 100 schools across the country asked middle and high school students to talk to the next president about the issues they feel need to be addressed.

John Talbott believes denying immigrants entry to the U.S. ignores the nation’s melting pot origins.

Produced by Nicholas Goh, student of Jackson Creek Middle School in Bloomington, Indiana. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Joseph Donnelly. Station support provided by CET.