Tuesday, December 18 2018

US

Trump Administration Plots Costly Private-Care Expansion for Veterans

Nov. 15, 2018 - Last June, President Donald Trump signed a landmark law on veterans’ health care after months of tense negotiations. At the...

Changes to USCIS Policy Will Directly Impact Vulnerable Immigrants

Nov. 15, 2018 - The Trump administration’s move to deport more people from the United States has come into sharp focus again as it...

Court Permits Broward County to Proceed Vote Counting

November 15, 2018 - Today a judge in Florida denied Rick Scott’s senatorial campaign’s request to prevent timely-cast ballots from being counted in Broward...

Economists find high cost and low benefit to border wall for U.S. workers

Nov. 15, 2018 - From 2007 to 2010, the United States built an additional 548 miles of fencing across the U.S.-Mexico border. The fence...

New Study Details Harsh Consequences of Trump’s Deportation Policies on US Residents, Families, and...

New York, NY, Nov. 13, 2018 – The Kino Border Initiative (KBI), the Center for Migration Studies of New...

Civil Rights, Consumer, and Privacy Organizations Unite to Release Principles for Privacy Legislation

Washington D.C. Nov. 13, 2018 —Today, 34 civil rights, consumer, and privacy organizations join in releasing public ...

UN experts urge US to halt Texas execution of Mexican Roberto Ramos Moreno

GENEVA, November 13, 2018 – UN human rights experts* have called on the ...

Feinstein Calls for Judiciary Committee Hearings with Whitaker, Sessions

Washington November 13, 2018 - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today called on Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to quickly...

Study: Following 10-year gains, SNAP participation among immigrant families dropped in 2018

San Diego, Nov. 13, 2018 – New research presented at the American ...

Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging New Trump Asylum Ban

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9, 2018 - The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Constitutional...

UN Refugee Agency: U.S. must act in accordance with the 1967 refugee Protocol to...

A young Salvadoran girl pauses at a roadside in Huehuetan, southern Mexico, with refugees and migrants from Central America.  © © UNHCR/Daniel...

CPJ calls on White House to restore credentials of CNN correspondent, stop denigrating media

New York, November 8, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the White House...

Focusing on mental illness won’t solve gun violence: Vanderbilt expert

Nov. 8, 2018 - Mass shootings are unpredictable, but focusing on mental health is not going to...

AG Becerra Hails Victory for Dreamers Following Ninth Circuit Decision on DACA

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 8, 2018 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra responded to...

Firing Sessions is an Improper Attempt to Obstruct Special Counsel Investigation

Nov. 7, 2018 - CLC President Trevor Potter, a former Republican Commissioner of...

American Oversight Sues State Department for Evidence of Alleged Political Loyalty Tests

Washington, DC, Nov. 7, 2018 - Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today ...

Adam Schiff: The firing of AG Jeff Sessions places the Special Counsel’s investigation in...

Washington, DC, Nov. 7, 2018 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the...

Groups File Motion Seeking Judgment to Halt the Addition of Citizenship Question On the...

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 5, 2018 –  The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Public ...

Census Citizenship Trial Opens, Immigrant New Yorkers Rally

New York, NY, Nov. 5, 2018 - Today marks the start of a major federal trial over...

Latino Voter Suppression in the 2018 Midterm Elections Not New

Nov. 5, 2018 - Latino voters are more engaged in the 2018 midterm elections than in years past. Enthusiasm towards voting is higher and...