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San Francisco and Santa Clara County v. Trump

NCLR, along with Centro Legal De La Raza, the Transgender Law Center, and El/La Para Translatinas filed an amicus brief...

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Ending DACA Puts LGBT Lives at Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  Lauren Gray, Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Trump’s Decision to End DACA Could Put 75,000 LGBT...

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NCLR: Texas governor signs “irrational,” “politically motivated attack on immigrants” into law

(San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2017)—Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed controversial SB4 into law, a show-me-your-papers bill requiring local...

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NCLR Denounces Revised Muslim and Refugee Ban as a Threat to American Values and Safety

Despite its widespread unpopularity and illegality, this administration has chosen to re-issue a barely modified version of its original Muslim and Refugee Ban. This comes just a week after the announcement of an office to track and publicize the actions of so-called “criminal aliens.” The administration’s continued attempts to scapegoat Muslims, refugees, and immigrants are despicable, cowardly, and a threat to the values that the American people hold dear.

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NCLR: Mass Deportation Program Dangerous and Illegal

(San Francisco, CA, February 23, 2017)— On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security released documents outlining plans for a program...

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NCLR Condemns ICE Arrest of Survivor of Domestic Violence

We cannot condemn strongly enough ICE arresting a victim of domestic violence while she was in court seeking legal protection from her abuser, a right she was guaranteed under Texas law regardless of immigration status.

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Case: Vo v. Gee

On February 8, 2017, NCLR, GLAD, and Lambda Legal filed an amicus brief arguing that Louisiana’s law requiring any foreign-born person...

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Trump Order on Muslim Refugees is an Attack on American Values

The announcement today represents a direct attack on our most cherished values as a nation.

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NCLR Condemns New Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants

Today's executive orders on immigration confirm our worst fears that the Trump Administration will pursue inhumane, costly, and ineffective policies that will do nothing to make our nation more safe.

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Rise Up!

“Perseverance in almost any plan is better than fickleness and fluctuation”—Alexander Hamilton When we adopted our NCLR tag line—”The audacity...

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