Monday, October 22 2018

US

DHS Secretary Nielsen Makes Laughable Claim That Agency Does Not Detain Children

Oct. 12, 2018 - Senators grilled Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen about the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies, including its practice...

DOJ Reveals Bannon Behind Census Citizenship Question

New York, NY, Oct. 11, 2018 - This afternoon, the Department of Justice (DOJ) admitted that Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross spoke with Steve...

Trump Family Financial Ties to Saudi Arabia Blur Lines Between Government Policy and Family...

Oct. 12, 2018 - As the world watches to see how the Trump administration will respond to the growing diplomatic crisis surrounding the fate...

Civil Rights Groups File Suit to Stop Georgia’s Unlawful Suspension and Cancellation of Voter...

ATLANTA, GA, Oct. 11, 2018 - Today, a coalition of civil rights organizations filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Georgia against Secretary...

Poor, elderly Puerto Ricans faced a persistent risk of dying after Hurricane Maria

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 11, 2018 - A paper published today by researchers at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (GW...

NIJC Joins with National Coalition to Launch New Comment Tool to Stop Child and...

WASHINGTON, D.C. October 9, 2018 - As the U.S. government continues to accept comments on proposed regulations which would allow the Department of Homeland...

Supreme Court Whiffs on Climate Change Fight

WASHINGTON, Oct 9, 2018 — The Supreme Court today let stand a lower court ruling that allows the continued use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a...

New Report from ADL Provides an In-Depth Look at the Current State of American...

New York, NY, October 9, 2018 - ADL has unveiled a new and comprehensive report that examines the current state of white supremacy. “New...

After Reports Administration Is Distorting Data to Support Trump’s Anti-Refugee Agenda, Schiff Demands Answers...

Washington, D.C. Oct. 9, 2018 – Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, sent a letter to the Office of...

Study: ICE and Local Law Enforcement Aren’t Complying with Key Oversight Requirement

WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 9, 2018 - During his first week in office, President Donald Trump issued an executive order on immigration enforcement that included boosting a...

Sexual Assault Costs Victims Up to $3 Million in Lost Education, Earnings

Oct. 5, 2018 - After a tumultuous 51-49 procedural vote moving the confirmation process forward, the Senate will vote on the confirmation of Judge...

Feinstein Statement on Kavanaugh Confirmation

Washington October 6, 2018 - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh...

Amnesty International: Kavanaugh Confirmation Is Devastating

Oct. 6, 2018 - Responding to news that the Senate voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court, Daphne Eviatar, Amnesty International...

Lawmakers, groups pressure Dept.of State to bring back deleted Reproductive Rights sections in Annual...

Oct. 3, 2018 - 129 Members of the House of Representatives have joined with 97 Civil Society organizations calling on the Department of State...

New Report: Abortion at Risk for More than 25 Million Women in 20 States

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 3, 2018 - Today, Planned Parenthood Action Fund and In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda released a...

Feinstein Statement on ‘Appalling’ Republican Attacks on Sexual Assault Survivors

Washington October 3, 2018 - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement: “The president’s attacks on Dr. Blasey Ford...

Bipartisan Task Force Unveils Proposals to Strengthen Government Ethics, Rule of Law

Oct. 2, 2018 - The National Task Force on Rule of Law and Democracy – a group of former public servants and policy experts...

Harris, Udall, Heinrich Introduce Legislation to Establish Body-Worn Camera Programs at CBP, ICE

WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 2, 2018 – Today, U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich (both D-NM) introduced the DHS Body-Worn...

Evidence Continues to Mount Against Trump in Stormy Daniels Case

Oct. 2, 2018 - Statement of Common Cause V.P. of Policy & Litigation Paul S. Ryan: New revelations in The Wall Street Journal continue to...

Human Rights Campaign Responds to Trump-Pence Attack on LGBTQ Foreign Diplomats

Oct. 2, 2018 - Today, HRC responded to a new policy by the Trump-Pence administration that denies visas to same-sex partners of U.N. employees...