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NYC Pension Funds Made a $48 Million Statement About Private Prisons

In the final divestment announcement last week, the comptroller’s office cited reputational risks (poor conditions, high rates of violence, improper staffing levels, inmate abuse and other human rights concerns), legal risks (lawsuits stemming from human rights abuses can lead to high payouts, making private prison companies less profitable) Read more >

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Trump gets another travel ban defeat — and the clock is ticking

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Hawaii judge’s ruling barring Donald Trump’s travel ban — which would prevent all entries from six majority-Muslim countries for 90 days, and nearly all refugee admissions for 120 days — from going into effect on Monday. Read more >

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Stand with Refugees

Stand with Refugees

Join NNIRR and so many others this week to urge support for refugees, in advance of World Refugee Day on June 20. 
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The Supreme Court just made our ugly, messed up immigration law even uglier

The holding of Morales-Santana is that a federal citizenship law that gives preferential treatment to the children of unwed U.S. Read more >

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Feds fight demand for Trump campaign draft of travel ban

The Justice Department is fighting a legal attempt to force disclosure of a campaign document that may have served as the basis for President Donald Trump's travel ban executive orders. Read more >

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to revive travel ban

President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Read more >

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