Immigrants

Immigrants

National
A new report examines how many state legislatures are attempting to limit LGBT equality efforts through “preemption,” or state laws that block or prevent local governments from passing their own laws on a range of issues. ...
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Senator Patty Murray
Politics
Tuesday, U.S. Senator Patty Murray spoke on the Senate floor to lay out her deep and continuing concerns with a number of President Trump’s cabinet nominees. ...
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Politics Editorial
As diverse bar associations, we have a unique opportunity to serve as voices for individuals and communities who are targeted based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. ...
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Sessions endorses Trump in February (John Bazemore/AP)
Politics
Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney General and his nomination is being publicly contested. ...
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Politics
The challenge would have stripped representation for a broad swath of people, including LGBT people, immigrants, people of color, families with children, the formerly incarcerated, and those living with disabilities. ...
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Washington State Senator Pamila Jayapal, 37th District, Seattle
Politics
Pramila Jayapal worked for 20 years both internationally and domestically as an advocate for women, immigrants, civil and human rights. ...
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Politics
A diverse coalition has organized to give voice to Americans calling out Donald Trump for his hate speech, misogyny, Islamaphobia, and racism. ...
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Gov. Paul LePage/AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File
Top News Politics Health
Maine Governor Paul LePage issued a State of the State address Tuesday evening, blaming Hepatitis C, HIV and Tuberculosis on “illegal aliens." ...
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Top News International
Recently, the treatment of LGBT asylum seekers has been under the spotlight in the UK. One refugee said he was asked “shockingly degrading” questions. ...
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Immigration in America
Top News Politics National
The law prevents most LGBT undocumented persons from adopting children, but these immigrants have developed family connections via peaceful U.S. residency. ...
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