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Amnesty International USA, Coalition Partners Launch Campaign to Fight the Assault on Immigrant, Refugee Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to President Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration and refugees, a coalition of leading human rights, civil rights, legal, and faith-based groups launched a joint initiative today Read more >

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Department of Homeland Security halts enforcement of controversial travel ban

The Department of Homeland Security said Saturday that it had suspended "any and all actions" related to President Trump's travel ban on immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries, as well as its temporary halt on refugee resettlements. Read more >

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In letter to Congress, border officials voice concern over Trump policies

BROWNSVILLE, RGV – Border elected officials in Texas, Arizona and New Mexico have written to members of Congress to ask that they oppose President Trump’s “reckless policies” regarding the southwest border and Mexico. Read more >

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Judge Orders U.S. to Let In Immigrant Visa Holders

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has dealt another blow to President Trump’s executive order barring some foreigners from coming into the United States, in a ruling that added to the confusion over the legality of the immigration measure. Read more >

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Global backlash grows against Trump's immigration order

A global backlash against U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration curbs gathered strength on Sunday as several countries including long-standing American allies criticized the measures as discriminatory and divisive. Read more >

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Judge blocks deportation of detainees over Trump refugee order

A federal judge in New York has issued an emergency stay temporarily halting the removal of individuals detained after President Trump issued an order to ban immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Read more >

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