“In one fell swoop, the Trump administration ripped away thousands of children from their parents, then deported hundreds of parents without their children,” says Pesident and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. The administration, she said, failed to meet a court-ordered family reunification deadline. Congress must demand explanations from the administration.
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One-Hundred-Thirty-One Groups Fighting to Remove 2020 Census Citizenship Question
The 131 groups submitted “friend of the court” briefs opposing motions to dismiss two lawsuits challenging the inclusion of an unnecessary and intrusive citizenship question in the 2020 Census. The cases are California v. Ross, brought by the state of California and several California cities and counties, and City of San Jose and Black Alliance for Just Immigration v. Ross
Columbia Journalism Review Says Mainstream Corporate Media is Blind to Important News About America’s Left Wing Wave
Large sections of the U.S. press lack the language to discuss left-wing candidates and issues.
Tens of Thousands Rally in NYC to Reunite Families at the Border
On June 30, 2018, Filipino organizations have added their voices to the thousands who shout to end the continued incarceration of children and breaking apart of families at the United States – Mexico border.
Civil Rights Groups Blast Cruel Immigration Bills Disguised as “Compromise”
“Contrary to what some proponents of the Ryan and Goodlatte proposals have claimed, neither bill would end the inhumane treatment of children at the Southern border. This is because neither bill would bring an end to the administration’s recent policy decision that has intentionally caused trauma to children. The administration has ended humane, effective, and cost-efficient policies that provide alternatives to detention. Neither bill would restore them.”
Breaking News: 150+ Groups Urge Federal Court to Strike Census Citizenship Question
One-hundred-fifty-plus grassroots, advocacy, labor, legal services, and other organizations have submitted a “friend of the court” brief in the litigation brought by the State of New York against the U.S. Department of Commerce challenging the inclusion of an unnecessary and intrusive citizenship question in the 2020 Census.
Make Your Voice Heard to #SaveTheCensus Say Leadership Conference Education Fund, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
The prominent civil rights organizations collaboratively launched a tool to facilitate participation in the public comment period on the questions proposed for the 2020 Census. The 60-day comment period, which ends on August 7, provides an opportunity to establish a…
Orange Ribbons for Jamie | #orangeribbonsforjaime
Fred Guttenberg is an American activist against gun violence. His 14-year-old daughter Jaime Guttenberg was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on February 14, 2018, in Parkland, Florida.
ACLU Wants to Know …
ACLU: If you’re a person of color who’s had the police called on you for inexplicable or racist reasons, share your experiences and ideas in the submission form below. We may use your story in an evolving collection that we will feature on our website
2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Showcasing 15 timely and provocative documentary and narrative works, screening June 14-21.