Civil Liberties

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protesters carried signs at a march against mass surveillance on Oct. 26, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
"It's unthinkable to extend these spying powers to the same agencies that have so often sidestepped safeguards and ignored Americans' fundamental privacy rights."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Nothing says bipartisanship like extending provisions of the PATRIOT Act."
Julia Conley, staff writer
The Working Families Party and the Center for Popular Democracy are among the...

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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...