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Obama Administration Ends ‘Secure Communities’ Program

Nov 21, 2014

CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2014 - Among the many humane, common sense reforms to our immigration policies the Obama administration announced last night, one that has the greatest potential to heal American communities is the reform of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) interior enforcement strategy. Citing two pending National Immigrant Justice Center federal detainers litigation...

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Immigration Plan Laudable But Incomplete; Harsh Treatment at Border, Detention of Families Unaddressed

Nov 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2014 - US President Barack Obama’s decision to suspend the deportation of certain unauthorized migrants will protect millions of people from the corrosive threat of removal, Human Rights Watch said today. The plan outlined, while deficient in key respects, will keep eligible families intact and help immigrants resist workplace and other...

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Low-Wage Crisis Hits American Manufacturing

Nov 21, 2014

NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 21, 2014 - Manufacturing jobs helped build America’s middle class, but today they are adding to the nation’s low-wage crisis, a new report by the National Employment Law Project shows. Wages have eroded significantly for manufacturing workers across the country: today, more than 600,000 manufacturing workers are paid just $9.60...

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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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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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BSEE Responds to Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico

Nov 20, 2014

NEW ORLEANS November 20, 2014 - The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to an explosion at West Delta 105 in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 12 miles off the coast of New Orleans. The offshore oil and gas operator, Fie...

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