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Lawyers and advocates explain how the immigration courts, erected in tents at the border, are so unjust that evidence from asylum seekers does not even get seen. Read more

Law and Justice


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And that could produce an uneven count depending on the private dollars available in various communities. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Seven pieces of legislation introduced yesterday articulate a new agenda. Read more

America and the World

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Lawmakers’ letter warns deportation agreements with Central American countries may violate both international and domestic refugee law. Read more

Law and Justice

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Today on TAP: The Court allows ‘public charge’ rule aimed at curbing poor, nonwhite immigration Read more



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A case in Canadian federal court attacks the administration’s model for stopping the flow of migrants seeking assistance: a refugee law ‘loophole.’ Read more

Law and Justice

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Despite facing higher hurdles than their U.S. counterparts, they’re in the vanguard of campus worker activism. Read more

Education in America

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The 2010s saw a surge in activism. Here are some of the highlights. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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The Trump administration has intensified its assault on protections for immigrants and asylum seekers, but you wouldn’t know it from watching Thursday’s debate. Read more


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Democrats gave Trump major concessions and leverage in the year-end funding bill so Representative Henry Cuellar could get federal funding for a riverwalk in his district. Read more


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By deporting the whistleblower and witness to the New Orleans hotel collapse, the Trump administration runs roughshod over common sense. Read more

Law and Justice

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Anastasia Edel, author of ‘Russia: Putin’s Playground: Empire, Revolution, and the New Tsar,’ has critiqued the Trump administration’s inhumane immigration policies and warns that Americans should be on guard against what could come next. Read more

America and the World

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Today on TAP: The consulting firm suggests cutting food and medical care for immigrants in detention Read more


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A bipartisan bill now in Congress would legalize undocumented agricultural workers—but also bring in wage-depressing foreign contract workers with no rights. Read more

Working in America

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Sophie Ellman-Golan, a co-organizer of the Women’s March, now helps lead Never Again Action, a Jewish political action group that’s vowed to hold the U.S. government accountable for the detention and deportation machine and for condoning the rise of Read more

Civil Rights in America

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The ‘safe third country’ agreement between the U.S. and Canada is on trial in Canada’s federal court. New Democratic Party MP Jenny Kwan says the agreement, which makes it harder to apply for asylum, is immoral. Read more

America and the World

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King set up a trip to the border for pro-Trump celebrities Diamond and Silk, and peppered DHS incessantly with questions about DACA applicants. Read more


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The case rests on whether that decision is reviewable by the courts or not. Read more

Law and Justice


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Recipients of DACA and TPS brought their fight to the steps of the courthouse. Read more

Law and Justice

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Arguments began Monday on Canada’s ‘safe third country’ agreement with the U.S., but protesters and plaintiffs argue that the agreement should be immediately suspended. Read more

America and the World