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Leadership Conference Opposes Intended Nomination of Mark Green

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Leadership Conference on Thursday called on Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain, R. Ariz., and Ranking Member Jack Reed, D. R.I., to reject Mark Green, who President Trump intends to nominate as Secretary of the Army. “One of the strengths of our military is its diversity. Our service secretaries must stand for all … Read More

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Hamstrung Supreme Court Deadlocks in Immigration Case

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday deadlocked (4-4) in United States v. Texas, a case challenging the Obama administration’s expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) initiative. Both were stopped by a federal district court in Texas, and that … Read More

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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case on Obama’s Immigration Actions

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it would review a challenge to President Obama’s executive actions on immigration in the case of United States v. Texas. Back in November 2014, President Obama announced a new deferred action policy, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), as well as an expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals … Read More

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Protecting Rights of All Workers Critical to Obama’s Action on Immigration

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

On June 30, President Obama announced that his administration would take executive action to reform the current, broken immigration system, charging Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder with moving resources to the border and identifying – before the end of the summer – additional actions that his administration can take. Since … Read More

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Executive Action on Immigration Must Promote Humane Treatment in Detention Policy

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

On June 30, President Obama charged Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder with moving resources to the border and identifying – before the end of the summer – additional actions that his administration can take to help reform the current, broken immigration system. Administrative changes could have far-reaching implications … Read More

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