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Narrow majority of Americans agree U.S. in “real danger of becoming a nondemocratic, authoritarian...

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 – Even as Americans remain committed to the ideals of democracy, a majority see democracy in the United States as...

Americans United Denounces Supreme Court Opinion Permitting Implementation Of President Trump’s Muslim Ban

June 26, 2018 - The U.S. Supreme Court this morning ruled 5-4 in Trump v. Hawaii that President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, a policy...

Tent Cities Proposed for Migrant Children Have Poisoned Water

Washington, DC, June 26, 2018 - Per Donald Trump’s orders, the Department of Defense is scouting military sites to detain migrant children separated from...

U.S. among 10 most dangerous countries for women amid #MeToo campaign – poll

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) June 26, 2018 - The United States was named as the only Western nation among the 10 most dangerous...

IRAP: Beyond effects on individuals, SCOTUS decision on Muslim ban will have far-reaching, devastating...

New York, NY, June 26, 2018 – Today, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in the landmark case, Trump v. Hawaii, which challenges the President’s...

Report Documents Increase in Hate Incidents in Immigration Detention in First National Study

LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2018 — Today, Freedom for Immigrants (formerly known as CIVIC) released the first national study focusing on abuse motivated by hate and...

Portland fashion firm sells its take on first lady’s controversial jacket with an “I...

NEW YORK, June 23, 2018 -  A U.S. clothing company is taking a sartorial swipe at first lady Melania Trump, selling jackets saying "I...

TPS Holders Fear Separation From Children When Program Expires

June 25, 2018 - On Friday, WLRN reported that the Archbishop of Miami joined Miami community leaders at a press conference focused on the...

Trump’s call to deprive immigrants of due-process rights is illegal and unconstitutional

NEW YORK, June 24, 2018 — President Trump today advocated for eliminating due process for immigrants, saying: “When somebody comes in, we must immediately,...

Flores Agreement: Trump Admin. Seeks Court Order to Allow for Indefinite Detention of Children...

June 25, 2018 - As directed by the President’s executive order issued on Wednesday, the Trump Justice Department has filed a request on Thursday...

Get a Warrant: Location Privacy Wins at the Supreme Court

June 22, 2018 - The Supreme Court ruled today that law enforcement officers must have a warrant in order to obtain historic cell site...

The Science is Clear: New evidence brief shows long-term effects of child-family separation

June 22, 2018 - "While U.S. Immigration has halted the practice of separating families at the border, it remains unclear if or when reunification...

UN experts to US: “Release migrant children from detention and stop using them to...

GENEVA 22 June 2018 - The executive order signed by the US President on 20 June 2018 fails to address the situation of thousands...

Immigration Expert Says Trump’s Executive Order Doesn’t Reverse Separation Order — It Just Modifies...

June 22, 2018 - The immigration battle continues. What does President Trump’s new executive order mean for those families who have been separated at...

Withdrawal from UNHRC Undermines American Interests

Washington, June 19, 2018 —  In response to the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council, the premier...

Trump Executive Order Fails to End Abuses at U.S. Border, Says Refugees International

June 21, 2018 - U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order (EO) on June 20, entitled “Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family...

Migrant children sent to shelters with histories of abuse allegations

By Aura Bogado, Patrick Michels, Vanessa Swales and Edgar Walters / June 20, 2018 This story was originally published by Reveal from The Center...

Report Links Poor Medical Care to Deaths in Detention

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2018 — Poor medical treatment contributed to more than half the deaths reported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for a...

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine urges DHS to immediately stop separating migrant...

June 20, 2018 - We urge the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to immediately stop separating migrant children from their families, based on the...

Report Card: The Trump Administration’s Performance on Refugee and Humanitarian Protection

June 20, 2018 - As we mark World Refugee Day 2018 on June 20, governments confront humanitarian challenges of enormous proportion, with more than...