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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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In Executive Action on Immigration, Obama Must Reform Enforcement Policies

Tuesday, August 12, 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. Administrative … Read More

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Obama’s Action on Immigration Should Broaden Use of Affirmative Relief

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Saying that “America cannot wait forever for [Congress] to act,” President Obama on June 30 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 … Read More

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Civil and Human Rights Coalition Calls on Obama to Reform Deportation Policy

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

On July 1, President Obama announced that his administration would take executive action to reform our broken immigration system, with an eye toward reducing unnecessary deportations. The changes could have far-reaching implications for millions of immigrant families who are suffering as a result of the current system. The president’s announcement came after more than a … Read More

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Spotlight on Humphrey Honoree: Eliseo Medina

Friday, April 25, 2014

On May 15, the civil and human rights community will honor Eliseo Medina with its highest honor, the Hubert. H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award. Medina is one of the nation’s most ardent and successful labor organizers and an expert at building diverse coalitions among local community and national partners. Medina has stood at … Read More

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