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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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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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NCLR Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Affirmative Action and Immigration Programs

(Washington D.C., June 23, 2016)—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued decisions in two separate cases involving the state of Texas—one...

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NCLR Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Hear DAPA/DACA Case

(January 19, 2016, Washington, D.C.)—Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the Fifth Court of Appeal’s decision blocking the...

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NCLR Joins Coalition of Immigration, Civil Rights, Labor, and Social Service Groups Urging U.S. Supreme Court to Protect President’s Executive Actions on Immigration

Legal Brief Filed by 224 Groups Asks High Court to Hear Landmark Immigration Case   (San Francisco, CA, December 2,...

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