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Sen. Ron Wyden Tears Into Trump Intelligence Chief Pick as 'Least Qualified Individual Ever Nominated'
"He has endorsed widespread government surveillance and shown little concern for Americans' rights, except for those of Donald Trump and his close associates."
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"It Doesn't Have to Be This Way": Faith Leaders Rally at Detention Center Demanding End to Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants
"We are here in unity with local leaders who invited us. We have seen just a glimpse of the horrible conditions our immigrant neighbors are facing at the border."
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Demonstrator holds a sign that reads, “No one is illegal on stolen land” at a protest near the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo: SOPA Images/Getty Images) Views
Indigenous People Demand an End to Detention on Stolen Lands
"As the original caretakers of these lands and territories, we have inherent authority over migration and demand an end to these barbaric acts."
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With 18-Year-Old US Citizen in DHS Custody for Nearly a Month, Rights Advocates Demand Immediate Release
"When we allow the rights of some to be violated, the rights of all are not far behind."
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Children participate in a March for Our Lives rally on March 24, 2018 in Round Rock, Texas. Views
It’s Time to Stop Arguing Whether Gun Laws Work
We need to think critically about how “protecting guns” is harming our children.
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'I Will Outwork Your Hate': Over Slurs From Pro-Trump Hecklers, Rashida Tlaib Vows to Keep Fighting to End Horrific Treatment of Migrants
"Even through the hateful slurs, I won't back down. We went in there to be the eyes for the American people, to tell the truth about what is happening."
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History Has Taught Us That Concentration Camps Should Be Liberated. We Can't Wait Until 2020.
This is why we say that cruelty is the point. It's not an accident. These systems are cruel by design.
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A young migrant girl sits on the floor as her father, recently released from federal detention with other Central American asylum seekers, gets a bus ticket at a bus depot on June 11, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. News
Migrant Children Imprisoned in Texas Detail Border Patrol's "Level of Inhumanity"
"We've seen the worst conditions that we've seen in the last three years of conducting these visits."
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Shoes are left by people at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas, June 21, 2018 during a protest rally by several American mayors against the US administration's family separation policy. News
Trump Prepares to Open New 'Captured Children' Facility in Texas as Hundreds of Rights Groups Call for Decriminalizing Migration
Federal policies on immigration continue trending in a more punitive direction
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Jessica Cisneros is running in the 2020 primary to replace Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas.). News
Texas Progressive Jessica Cisneros Announces Primary Challenge to Unseat "Trump's Favorite Democrat" in Congress
"Our grassroots progressive movement has an opportunity to build a more accountable Democratic Party by unseating one of the worst amid our ranks and ushering in a new generation of leaders."
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