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Asylum & Immigration

June 11, 2018

NCLR Statement: AG Sessions’ Decision to Exclude Domestic Violence and Gang Violence as Grounds for Asylum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 NCLR Statement in Response to Attorney General Sessions’ Decision to Exclude Domestic Violence and Gang Violence as Grounds for Asylum  WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions imposed stringent new limitations on asylum claims brought by those fleeing domestic or…

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Additional Civil Rights

June 7, 2018

Masterpiece Cakeshop Used by Arizona Court to Reject Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination: NCLR Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 NCLR Statement in Response to Today’s Arizona Court Decision’s Reliance on Masterpiece Cakeshop to Reject Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination PHOENIX—The Arizona Court of Appeals today relied on this week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission…

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