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Texans United for Families: Obama must to go even further and abolish the family detention camps

Nov 21, 2014

November 21, 2014 - President Obama this week took steps to fix some of what’s broken in our immigration system. This action takes some concrete steps towards reducing the risk of detention and deportation for some undocumented immigrants living in the United States. Specifically, it shields up to 4.9 million immigrants...

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The Crucial Next Step: Access to Health Care for Immigrant Women and Families

Nov 21, 2014

Nov. 21, 2014 - Last night’s executive action on immigration by President Barack Obama will protect up to 5 million immigrants, many of them women, from deportation and allow them to receive work authorization.

But the administrative relief will not ensure access to health insurance coverage for the same individuals under the Affordable Care Act,...

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Walmart Workers, Supporters Sound Alarm on Hunger Issues, Detail Black Friday Plans

Nov 21, 2014

Nov. 21, 2014 - Walmart workers—part of OUR Walmart—announced key cities today where they plan to strike on Black Friday in protest of the company’s illegal silencing of workers who have stood up for better jobs. As workers and their supporters finalize plans for the biggest Black Friday mobilization ever, they said the largest...

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Data on Oil, Gas, Mining Projects on Public Land Often Incomplete, Missing or Inaccessible

Nov 21, 2014

Nov. 21, 2014 - There is a glaring lack of data available to the public about the impacts of the drilling and mining of oil, gas and minerals on public lands, according to a Project On Government Oversight (POGO) survey of people who live and work in areas where extractive activities take place.

Finding data...

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Protecting forests alone would not halt land-use change emissions

Nov 21, 2014
Protecting forests alone would not halt land-use change emissions

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January-October temperatures break records

Nov 21, 2014
January-October temperatures break records

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Samantha set for space station

Nov 21, 2014
Samantha set for space station

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Deep-Earth Carbon Offers Clues About Origin of Life on Earth

Nov 21, 2014

Nov. 20, 2014 - New findings by a Johns Hopkins University-led team reveal long unknown details about carbon deep beneath the Earth’s surface and suggest ways this subterranean carbon might have influenced the history of life on the planet.

The team also developed a new, related theory about how diamonds form in the Earth’s mantle.

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President Provides Immediate Relief, Creates Architecture for Reform

Nov 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 20, 2014 - After decades of congressional neglect, tonight President Obama took a crucial and courageous step toward reforming our immigration system. He announced that he will provide immediate relief for many of those impacted by of our broken system, and he is offering Congress an architecture for the permanent reforms...

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Grassroots Groups React to President’s Executive Action on Immigration

Nov 21, 2014

Nov. 20, 2014 - In reaction to the President’s executive action on immigration, immigrant rights leaders issued the following statements:

Maris Franco, Lead Organizer of the #Not1More Campaign for NDLON, “If today is defining, it’s is in the breakthrough of directly impacted communities and grassroots organizations to change the conversation, propose new strategies, and show...

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