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5 days ago | Civil Rights
The new guidelines remove any distinction between ordinary working people with no criminal record and the most hardened criminal offenders, says Jennie Pasquarella, director of immigrants rights for the ACLU of California
6 days ago | Education
So far this year, charter supporters are outspending labor unions by a ratio of 2 to 1.
10 days ago | Immigration
Moises Avila was alone in the office, staring at the screen of his desktop computer. A Spanish-language game show blared from the TV. February usually is a bonanza month for the America Travel Agency, the business Avila runs at the corner of Whitt...
13 days ago | Immigration
Manuel Mosqueda, a housepainter by trade, was in his shorts, getting ready for work at 5 a.m. on Thursday, when he got a knock at the apartment door.
18 days ago | Civil Rights
The NAACP and others in the African-American community and beyond argue that the growth of charter schools is weakening the public school system.
20 days ago | Longform
Green card holders were being detained. Travelers were threatened into signing paperwork that revoked their visas. Dozens, perhaps hundreds were sent back to their countries of origin, mistakenly believing they had lost their chance to enter the U...