Civil Liberties

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border on February 22, 2018 near McAllen, Texas.
"Progress on each of these fronts is desperately needed to make all families and communities safe."
Jon Queally, staff writer
A man wearing a face mask walks past a Twitter logo outside their New York City headquarters. Facebook and Twitter took steps to limit the spread of a controversial New York Post article critical of Joe Biden, sparking outrage among conservatives and stoking debate over how social media platforms should tackle misinformation ahead of the US election. (Photo: John Nacion/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"Look carefully at what Twitter is saying to justify censoring the Biden story...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Portland protests
"We are headed back to the days of J. Edgar Hoover, and fast. Congress needs to...


With the sweep of his pen, President Donald Trump caused the U.S. immigration system to go into total disarray and sowed global chaos and confusion on Friday afternoon. The executive order he signed at 4:42 p.m. suspended all Syrian refugees from entering the country indefinitely, prohibited any other refugees from coming into the country for 120 days, and banned foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries from visiting the country for 90 days. Refugees and people were caught...