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NCLR: Appalling H.R. 3009 Punishes Sanctuary Cities and Harms Immigrant Families

(Washington, DC, July 23, 2015)—Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act, a...



Nationwide Survey of DACA Recipients Shows Program’s Major Benefits

A nationwide survey released this week on recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows eligible...


NCRL Responds to President Obama’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions

(Washington, DC, November 20, 2014)—Tonight, President Obama announced a series of executive actions that will provide work permits and temporary...



BIA Rules Domestic Violence is Grounds for Asylum

Though domestic violence is a serious problem in countries all over the world, not all governments offer help and assistance...



NCLR supports “Sanctuary Cities”

Over the past few days, cities across the country have come to the support of the unaccompanied minors who have...


Immigration Reform: LGBT DREAMer shares her personal journey.

Hungry For Immigration Reform

And Samantha Ames, Esq. NCLR Staff Attorney For the past 5 days, we have eaten nothing. We continue to work,...



First Person: “My Relationship as an Immigrant in this Country has Come Full Circle”

Listening to President Obama speak yesterday on the need for comprehensive immigration reform in San Francisco’s Chinatown made me realize...



President Obama Addresses Immigration Reform

Yesterday, President Obama brought together a coalition of immigration reform advocates—including NCLR—and gave his first address on immigration reform since...


October 5th: A Day of Dignity and Respect for All Americans

I never thought that in my lifetime I would live to see the incredible progress the LGBT movement has experienced...


Forthcoming Regulations Will Mean Increased Protections for Transgender Detainees

As Congress considers overhauling and repairing our broken immigration system, NCLR has been committed to identifying areas where LGBT immigrants...


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