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Indigenous Leaders and Academics request the Texas-Mexico Border Wall be reviewed by UN CERD (80th Session) under Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures

Indigenous leaders and faculty of the Human Rights Clinic, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and  Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan will give public statements and discuss the international and Indigenous law analysis of the Texas-Mexico Border Wall under the Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (80th Session). Read more >

Migrant Trail Bears Witness to Human Rights Crisis: 75-mile Trek Through Sonoran Desert Brings Attention to Migrant Deaths

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Shame of the Nation: House VAWA Bill Ratchets Up Attacks on Domestic Violence Survivors

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Immigration status is a health policy challenge

The Obama administration’s drive to cut down on America’s uninsured is about to get multilingual. Read more >

Rights Groups Continue to Call for Dismantling of NSEERS and Criticize Department of Homeland Security’s Refusal to Repudiate This Discriminatory Program and Provide Relief to Those Unjustly Profiled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:        Keith Rushing, Rights Working Group, 202.591.3305. Read more >

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LGBTQ Groups Bring Queer Voices to May Day

On May 1 LGBTQ communities around the world marched for May Day, a day historically dedicated to workers' rights. In New York City, my colleagues from the Astraea Foundation and I joined the lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, two-spirit, and gender-nonconforming (LGBTQTSGNC) contingent. The contingent was the first collaboratively organized event of five Astraea grantee partners: the Audre Lorde Project (ALP), FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice (QEJ), Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP), and Streetwise and Safe (SAS). Read more >

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