Saturday, December 15 2018

US

Harris Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Nation’s Ability to Combat Economic Espionage

WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 12, 2018 — Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced the Deterring Espionage...

Proposed ‘Public Charge’ Regulation Draws Hundreds of Thousands of Comments

Dec. 12, 2018 - On Monday night, the 60–day comment period for the Trump administration’s proposed public charge regulation drew to a close. More...

Lancet Report: Unfounded Health Myths About Migration Used to Justify Policies of Exclusion

Dec. 12, 2018 - Stereotypes that migrants are disease carriers who present a risk to public health and are a burden on services are...

Washington AG Ferguson, Gov. Inslee, Mayor Durkan blast Trump Administration proposal targeting immigrants

OLYMPIA, Dec. 10, 2018 - Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Governor Jay Inslee and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan today submitted a comment letter criticizing proposed...

American Meteorological Society: New Studies Reveal Clear Ties between Today’s Extremes and Human Causes

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 10, 2018 - The U.S. Northern Plains and East Africa droughts of 2017, floods in South America, China and Bangladesh, and...

U.S. fails to endorse Global Compact for Migration, the “Roadmap to Prevent Suffering and...

Dec. 10, 2018 - The Global Compact for Migration was adopted on Monday by leading representatives from 164 Governments at an international conference in...

AG Herring Leads Opposition to Trump’s Latest Attack on Legal Immigration

RICHMOND, VA, December 10, 2018—Attorney General Mark R. Herring is leading a coalition of attorneys general and attorneys general-elect opposing President Trump’s latest effort...

Trump’s Failed Response and Contributing Actions Have Led to a Humanitarian Crisis at the...

Dec. 6, 2018 - The Trump administration has expressed no qualms with spending more than...

AG Becerra Leads Multistate Amicus Brief Calling for Preliminary Injunction to Protect Asylum-Seekers

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 6, 2018 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led a multistate amicus brief filed in...

Watchdog Sues Trump Administration for Records of Family Separation Policy

Washington, DC, Dec. 5, 2018 - Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight yesterday filed multiple lawsuits to shed light on the development and implementation of the...

Government Data Reveals the Inner Workings of the U.S. Immigration Detention System

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2018 — A new report on immigration detention released today by the American Immigration Council examines the most recent government data...

As World Gathers for COP24, Chase Bank Found Undermining Paris Agreement by Financing Coal...

Katowice, Dec. 4, 2018 - As global leaders convene in Katowice to strengthen climate commitments at COP24, a briefing paper released today by Rainforest Action...

Animal Legal Defense Fund Disappointed in SCOTUS Refusal to Hear Border Wall Case

Dec. 3, 2018 - The Animal Legal Defense Fund is disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to weigh in at this...

Committee Democrats Expose the Damage Done by Secretary Zinke’s Climate Denial

Washington, D.C. Dec. 3, 2018 – In today’s new installment of their ongoing Medium series Watchdog, Natural Resources Committee Democrats examine the real-world consequences...

Salvadoran Mother and Son Reunited Under Court Order 8 Months after Immigration Agents Separated...

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 3, 2018 — A Salvadoran mother and her four-year-old son are together again, eight months after U.S. border agents separated them...

No Vacancy: Monitoring Service for Marriott Data Breach Victims Limits Access to Justice

Note: Marriott reported today that the private data of upwards of 500 million customers may have been breached. This hack follows other breaches this...

ACLU Sues CIA to Find Body of Torture Victim

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2018 — After nearly two decades of requests for information, the family of Gul Rahman, who was tortured to death in...

More than 100 Groups Call on Government to Stop Using Information from Children to...

Nov. 28, 2018 - The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University of Law, the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law...

Congress Sends Feinstein, Murkowski, Wyden Earthquake Resilience Act to President’s Desk

Washington November 28, 2018 - The House of Representatives passed the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act, a bipartisan bill to improve the...

U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Total Dips to Lowest Level in a Decade

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 27, 2018 – The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. fell to 10.7 million the lowest level since 2004, according...