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04/26/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
04/26/2017

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

Nearly 4,000 immigrants in the Washington region face deportation every year without a lawyer, according to a report that calls on area governments to follow the lead of New...

04/26/2017 | The Washington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Columbus Dispatch
04/26/2017

Letter: Gorsuch wrong for Supreme Court

Letter: Gorsuch wrong for Supreme Court

As a faith leader deeply involved in the lives of working people, I understand the impact that the nation’s highest court can have on our daily lives. We need a Supreme Court Justice committed to...

04/26/2017 | The Columbus Dispatch | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
04/26/2017 | Published by: The American Prospect
04/26/2017

No Factions in Foxholes

No Factions in Foxholes

By focusing chiefly on the surge in middle-class activism, says Andrew Friedman of the Center for Popular Democracy, the news media are overlooking a similar surge “in many of these front-line...

04/26/2017 | The American Prospect | Civic Engagement

Equal pay is widely understood to be a feminist issue — so why isn't the Fight for $15?

The idea that men and women should receive equal pay for equal work is probably among the least controversial feminist positions because, in 2017, it's pretty difficult to argue against.

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04/26/2017 | Mic | Raising the Minimum Wage

New York State Becomes First in the Nation to Provide Lawyers for All Immigrants Detained and Facing Deportation

The Vera Institute of Justice and partner organizations today announced that detained New Yorkers in all upstate immigration courts will now be eligible to receive legal counsel during deportation...

04/26/2017 | Law Professor Blogs | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

New York dedicates millions of dollars to help immigrants fight deportations

New York will soon offer free legal services for poor immigrants facing deportations, thanks to a new budget provision announced this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

The state’s 2017-2018 budget...

04/26/2017 | Vice News | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
04/26/2017

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

Nearly 4,000 immigrants in the Washington region face deportation every year without a lawyer, according to a report that calls on area governments to follow the lead of New...

04/26/2017 | The Washington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/26/2017 | Published by: ourfuture.org
04/26/2017

Our Fight for Health Care During Recess and Beyond

Our Fight for Health Care During Recess and Beyond

It’s time to ramp up our resistance to the Trump-Ryan agenda on health care. We scored our biggest legislative victory so far on March 24, when Speaker Paul Ryan called off his bid to repeal the...

04/26/2017 | ourfuture.org | Civic Engagement
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
04/26/2017

High-ranking Fed official resigns, reveals role in leaked confidential information

High-ranking Fed official resigns, reveals role in leaked confidential information

Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, resigned from his post effective Tuesday, after revealing he'd played a role in a leak of sensitive information to a financial...

04/26/2017 | The Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

How Trump's Criminal Justice Plan Is Really More For-Profit Incarceration

The DOJ and the Trump administration seem to be working to expand private prison profits at the expense of communities of color...

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04/19/2017 | Ebony | Racial Justice

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