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Betraying Family Values: How Immigration Policy at the US Border is Separating Families

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2017 - Over the past five years, the United States has seen a shift in the demographics of migrants encountered at...

Amnesty Intl. Launches Campaign to Free Young Children and Mothers Detained by ICE for...

March 10, 2017 - Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is launching a campaign today urging Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release several families with...

Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, Convicted of Hate Speech Against Muslims, Meets with Trump Advisor Kris Kobach

March 9, 2017 - Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff — an Austrian anti-Muslim activist convicted of hate speech in her native country in 2011 — was invited...

Study: The 35 Percent Corporate Tax Myth

March 9, 2017 - A comprehensive, eight-year study of profitable Fortune 500 corporations finds that, on average, the nation’s richest firms paid a 21.2...

AG Ferguson: Revised Trump travel ban still subject to injunction

SEATTLE, Wa. March 9, 2017 - In documents to be filed in federal court Thursday, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson contends that the injunction...

American Medical Association Opposes House Bill to Repeal ACA and Block Care for Planned...

WASHINGTON, DC, March 9, 2017 – The American Medical Association (AMA) announced its opposition to a GOP bill that would repeal the Affordable Care...

Doctors group: House GOP health plan is re-branded and far meaner version of ACA

March 9, 2017 - The 'American Health Care Act' perpetuates the basic structure of the Affordable Care Act, including the subsidization of the private...

State-by-State Interactive: How Much Federal Funding Sanctuary Cities Could Lose at the Hands Trump...

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 — In an executive order issued on January 25, President Donald Trump directed the Office of Management and Budget to...

Innocent African-Americans more likely to be wrongfully convicted

March 7, 2017 - African-American prisoners who were convicted of murder are about 50 percent more likely to be innocent than other convicted murderers...

Two-thirds of Americans see docs who got paid by drug companies

March 7, 2017 - A majority of patients in the United States visited a doctor who received payments from drug companies, but most have...

AILA: No Matter How Written, a Muslim and Refugee Ban Won’t Make U.S. Safe

WASHINGTON, DC, March 6, 2017 - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) denounced President Trump's rewritten Executive Order, which is again based on the...

Supreme Court Sends Gavin Grimm Transgender Rights Case Back to Appeals Court

WASHINGTON March 6, 2017 - The Supreme Court announced today that it is sending a landmark transgender rights case back to the Fourth Circuit...

The Mental and Physical Trauma of “Dreamers” Living With Deportation Threats

March 3, 2017 - The migraines came out of nowhere. Nanci Palacios, who lives in Tampa, Florida, had headaches before but never with the...

On First Day Trump Appointee Rolls Back Protections for Wildlife, Hunters From Toxic Lead

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2017— On his first full day in office, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued an order revoking the phaseout of lead ammunition...

Rachel Maddow Show Exclusive: New DHS Document Undermines Trump Case for Travel Ban

March 2, 2017 - The Rachel Maddow Show has obtained, exclusively, a Department of Homeland Security intelligence assessment document. The document, from the Office...

UN expert urges consistent policies for US on indigenous peoples’ rights for projects like...

WASHINGTON, D.C. / GENEVA March 3, 2017 - A UN human rights expert has called on all levels of government in the United States...

Immigration Debate: Trump’s Joint Congressional Address; Revised Muslim and Refugee Ban; Deportations Continue

March 2, 2017 - While the President pretends to be open to immigration reform, his enforcement agents are ramping up, deportations continue, the Muslim...

Crime Reporters And Experts Rip Misleading Trump Immigrant Crime Office

March 2, 2017 - Crime reporters and criminologists say President Donald Trump’s new federal office devoted to crimes committed by immigrants is unnecessary and that creating such...

Updated Report Finds Undocumented Immigrants Annually Pay $11.74 Billion in State and Local Taxes

March 2, 2017 - A newly updated report released today provides data that helps dispute the erroneous idea espoused during President Trump’s address to...

Sportsmen’s groups issue joint statement in support for the Clean Water Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 24, 2017– Today President Trump issued an executive order directing the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to revise their 2015...