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Rejecting proposals to tighten borders, a network of grassroots groups calls for reform based on “human, labor and civil rights for all.”
To be decent, an immigration reform bill must set out a path to citizenship that isn’t paved with broken glass.
Whatever reform passes in Washington, poverty in the global South will continue to drive migration.
How the work of a literary critic became the proxy for our preoccupation with the horrors of torture.
Rape culture exists because we don't believe it does. Here's how to empower men and women to change the status quo.
While Washington debates a grand immigration resolution, some activists are putting their bodies on the line to free those in detention today.
After election day victories in Colorado and Washington, marijuana legalization activists are gearing up for more.
Democrats like Joe Biden were responsible for some of the worst laws behind mass incarceration. Whatever our response to gun violence, a new war on crime is not the answer.
Against the backdrop of record deportations, undocumented activists outline what it would take to make immigration reform both comprehensive and meaningful.
There are many measures the president could take to restore civil liberties—if he wanted to.