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Senate Intelligence Committee makes the case for the Honest Ads Act

Oct. 15, 2019 - Last week’s bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee report on Russian foreign interference in the 2016 election is the latest and most definitive case...

RSF: Trump should condemn video depicting violence against journalists

Oct. 15, 2019 - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) denounces a video shown at a Trump resort last week that portrayed a fictitious President Donald...

IMF Reports Dismal, “Uncertain” Economic Outlook

Washington DC, Oct. 15, 2019 - The International Monetary Fund downgrades global economic forecasts, calling the future of the economy, "precarious" and "uncertain," with...

CIPC Hails Federal Court Injunction as a Victory for Immigrant Communities Nationwide

Los Angeles, CA October 11, 2019 - CIPC applauds the decision by a New York federal court to issue a nationwide injunction against the...

Senate Judiciary Democrats to Assistant AG: Why Didn’t DOJ Investigate President’s Actions?

Washington October 10, 2019 - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and all committee Democrats today called on the Justice Department...

Campaign Finance Charges Against Ukrainegate Figures an Encouraging Sign

October 10, 2019 - Statement of Common Cause V.P. for Policy & Litigation Paul S. Ryan. The arrest and indictment of Soviet-born agents of Rudy...

TheDream.US Scholars Share Their Stories for Amicus Brief in Support of DACA

Washington, DC, Oct. 8, 2019 – Uzair, Erik, and “Isabel,” three TheDream.US Scholars, shared their stories of growing up in America and the power...

Former Cabinet Secretaries and National Security Veterans Urge SCOTUS to Protect DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 8, 2019 -  More than 50 of the country’s most distinguished national security experts -- including former Cabinet Secretaries who served...

Three Chairs Issue Statement on White House Blocking Ambassador Sondland Testimony, Documents

Washington, Oct. 8, 2019 —Today, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the...

Low rates of vaccination during pregnancy leave moms, babies unprotected

October 8, 2019 - The majority of mothers-to-be in the United States – 65% – have not received two safe and effective vaccines recommended...

AILA Files Suite to Halt Last-Minute Form Changes as Administration Seeks to Implement Public...

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 7, 2019 - Today, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) filed suit in United States District Court for the District of...

What the Safe Third Country Deals Mean for The Future of Asylum in the...

Oct. 7, 2019 - The Trump administration announced last week that it had signed an “Asylum Cooperative Agreement” with Honduras, following two similar agreements...

Pentagon and OMB Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry

Washington, D.C. Oct. 7, 2019—Today, Rep. Adam Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of...

White House Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry

Washington, D.C. Oct. 4, 2019—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Adam Schiff, the Chairman of...

77 Groups Join to Counter Trump Administration Attack on Science Advice

Washington, October 4, 2019 - Political appointees in the Trump administration are already starting to eliminate science advisory committees, following a presidential executive order...

Pesticides likely caused ‘Havana syndrome’ that affected Cuba-based diplomats

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL, October 4, 2019 - A new interdisciplinary study on the "Havana Syndrome" led by Dr. Alon Friedman M.D. of Ben-Gurion University of...

New Policy Memo Appears Designed to Collapse Board of Immigration Appeals

WASHINGTON, DC October 3, 2019 - Today, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) reviewed and analyzed the recent policy memo impacting the workings of the...

Lawsuit Demands Info on the Expansion of CBP’s Role in the Screening of Asylum...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2019 - The American Immigration Council and Tahirih Justice Center filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit yesterday in federal court...

Freedom for Immigrants Celebrates the Release of El Paso Hunger Strikers

Oct. 2, 2019 - Freedom for Immigrants and Advocate Visitors with Immigrants in Detention (AVID) in the Chihuahuan Desert are elated that Ajay Kumar...

Complaint Filed with DOJ IG Calling For Investigation of AG Barr and His Role...

Oct. 1, 2019 - Democracy 21 filed a complaint today with Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz calling on the IG to investigate...