The past few months have been a whirlwind for immigrant-rights activists working to end government detention of families at the border.
In July, Judge Dolly Gee of the Federal District Court for the Central District of California ruled that the Obama administration’s blanket policy of detaining
On Tuesday, the controversy over Planned Parenthood continued as the organization’s president Cecile Richards was called in to testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Since the release of videos taken by the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion organization, which
Harsh conditions in immigrant detention facilities
The U.S. Civil Rights Commission released a report this month detailing potential violations of human rights in immigrant detention facilities. In particular, the report highlighted concerns about sexual assault and access to nutritious food. Due to these conditions, the report
Verdict Still Out on Social Impact of Pao Gender Discrimination Case
On Friday, March 27, the jury in the Ellen Pao gender discrimination case returned a verdict for the defendant Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, finding Pao was not fired in retaliation for her reporting of
The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of ups and downs in the fight for immigrant rights across the country. On February 16th, a Texas federal judge ordered a temporary injunction halting President Obama’s newest executive action to expand protection from deportation to broader