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November 09, 2018 - 2:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a legal challenge to President Donald Trump's order denying asylum to migrants if they cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. The lawsuit was filed Friday in federal court in San Francisco and argues the new rules are against the law...
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October 30, 2018 - 4:52 pm
By CATHERINE LUCEY, JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of U.S. troops to stop an "invasion" of migrants. Visions of tent cities for asylum seekers. An end for the Constitution's guarantee of birthright citizenship. With his eyes squarely on next Tuesday's...
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October 27, 2018 - 10:17 am
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Mexican federal officers carrying plastic shields blocked a Central American caravan from advancing toward the United States on Saturday, after a group of several thousand migrants turned down the chance to apply for...
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August 14, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By CHAD DAY, MATTHEW BARAKAT and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision by...
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August 11, 2018 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A free speech group says President Donald Trump is still blocking dozens of people from his Twitter account despite a court's ruling that doing so violates the First Amendment. Columbia University's Knight First Amendment Institute sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department...
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July 25, 2018 - 6:10 pm
By JACQUES BILLEAUD , Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is spending $720,000 in the U.S. Senate race in Arizona to send people into neighborhoods to hand out fliers and run a TV commercial critical of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's treatment of immigrants. The legal...
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July 17, 2018 - 5:19 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) - A Richmond intersection has been painted to honor the LGBTQ community according to gavray.com. The rainbow flag has long been associated with the LGBTQ community and now Richmond has an intersection painted the colors of the rainbow flag. The intersection of West Marshall...
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July 16, 2018 - 3:25 pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — School officials in Virginia are renaming a school named for a Confederate general. Media outlets report that after a one-hour debate Monday the Roanoke School Board voted 6-1 to rename Stonewall Jackson Middle School. The school will be renamed John P. Fishwick Middle School...
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July 16, 2018 - 11:58 am
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A federal magistrate judge says a football coach should be allowed to pursue his legal claim that a private Baptist college in Louisiana racially discriminated against him because of his Jewish heritage. U.S. Magistrate Mark Hornsby wrote Friday that the Civil Rights Act of...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights lawyers sued the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday to try to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, calling it an unconstitutional attempt to discriminate against immigrants. The Manhattan federal court...
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