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NCLR Files Brief Highlighting Stories of LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 NCLR Files Brief Highlighting the Stories...

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East Bay Sanctuary Covenant et al. v. Trump et al.

NCLR filed an amicus brief highlighting the stories of LGBTQ asylum seekers in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant et al. v....

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Trump’s Asylum Plan Will Endanger LGBTQ Lives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099   Trump’s Plan to Cut Off...

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NCLR Statement on Trump’s Proposed Public Charge Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 NCLR Responds to the Cruelty of the Trump Administration’s...

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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...

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CA Sanctuary Cities Case Gets Boost from LGBT Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2018 Contact:  Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099     California Sanctuary Cities Case Gets a Boost...

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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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