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An up-to-date archive of major press coverage of CCR's work and opinion pieces. Articles are available either on the original publisher's site or as a PDF.

  1. Secure Communities Immigration Program A Gateway For Other FBI Data-Sharing Fingerprints - Huffington Post

    Huffington Post, July 06 2011 07/25/2011 - 13:27

    In documents released to the National Day Laborer Organization, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, FBI officials …

  2. 'Little Gitmo' - New York Magazine

    New York Magazine, July 10 201107/25/2011 - 13:09

    When an upstate imam named Yassin Aref was convicted on a suspect terrorism charge, he was sent to a secretive prison denounced by civil libertarians as a Muslim quarantine.

  3. Michigan Residents Sue Over Emergency Manager Law - The New York Times

    The New York Times, June 22 2011 06/22/2011 - 10:59

    More than two dozen residents of Michigan filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against officials in the state contending that a new law broadly expanding the powers of emergency managers in the most financially troubled cities…

  4. Green Is the New Red: The Crackdown on Environmental Activists - Mother Jones

    Mother Jones, May 11 2011 06/14/2011 - 12:57

    Activists prosecuted under Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) have in several cases ended up in the "Communications Management Units" at two federal prisons. Created secretly during the Bush administration, these "experimental" units were supposedly designed…

  5. Obama Calls for Immigration Reform amidst Record Levels of Deportations - Democracy Now!

    Democracy Now! May 11 2011 06/14/2011 - 12:41

    Amy Goodman interviews CCR attorney Sunita Patel on immigration reform and the Obama administration's Secure Communities program.

  6. Filling in the Gaping Holes in Wikileaks' Guantanamo Detainee Files - Truthout

    Truthout, May 6 201106/14/2011 - 12:29

    Several years ago, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) obtained emails from the FBI in connection with the organization's Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the government related to the treatment of detainees…

  7. U.S. Assassination Campaign Continues as CIA Drone Targets U.S. - Born Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen - Democracy Now!

    Democracy Now! May 09 201106/14/2011 - 11:59

    Amy Goodman interviews CCR attorney Maria LaHood on the attempted assassination of U.S.-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

  8. Inside the Detainee Abuse Task Force - The Nation

    The Nation, May 30 2011 06/14/2011 - 11:43

    Former agents say the Army's attempt at accountability after Abu Ghraib was a whitewash.

  9. Guantanamo documents revive debate about risks posed by detainees - The Washington Post

    The Washington Post, April 26 201106/14/2011 - 11:35

    A treasure trove of newly discovered documents about detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has revived familiar questions: Were too many innocent men incarcerated there ove the past decade?...

  10. Haitian deportations show U.S. double-talk - Daily News

    Daily News, April 27 201106/14/2011 - 11:24

    Say what you will about President Obama, but something is undeniable: When it comes to immigration his administration has been consistent in speaking from both sides of its mouth. Take the case of Haiti, for…