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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. Immigration Bait and Switch-NYTimes

    New York Times, Aug 18 2010 11/10/2010 - 13:55

     Secure Communities, an immigration enforcement program created under President George W. Bush and now being greatly expanded by President Obama, is billed as an effort to catch and deport "the worst of the worst," the…

  2. Court Sides With Congress Over Acorn Funding Ban-WSJ

    Wall Street Journal, Aug 15 2010 11/10/2010 - 13:45

    Congress acted within its authority when it blocked federal funding last year for community activist group Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or Acorn, a federal appeals court ruled.

  3. US Appeals Court rules against ACORN-The Boston Globe

    The Boston Globe, Aug 14 2010 11/10/2010 - 13:40

     A federal appeals court yesterday threw out a decision that had barred Congress from withholding funds from ACORN, the activist group ruined by scandal and financial woes.  

  4. Awlaki vs. Predator-Wall Street Journal

    Wall Street Journal, Aug 13 2010 11/10/2010 - 13:34

    The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights  (CCR) recently launched a legal challenge against the president's right to kill al Qaeda operatives. If the suit is successful, it will undermine the…

  5. Activists: ICE rounding up noncriminals-Miami Herald

    Miami Herald, Aug 12 2010 11/10/2010 - 13:25

    Activists released Homeland Security documents suggesting a majority of immigrants deported after being booked at county jails had no criminal background.  

  6. U.S. steps up fingerprint program along border, in other areas

    The Washington Post08/11/2010 - 16:01

    Immigration officials now have access to fingerprints of every inmate booked into jail in all 25 U.S. counties along the Mexican border, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Tuesday.

  7. An illegal bulls-eye?

    Los Angeles Times08/09/2010 - 14:26

    Even if the allegations against U.S.-born Muslim cleric Anwar Awlaki are true, it's still controversial whether the U.S. can legally assassinate a suspected terrorist away from a battlefield.

  8. Awlaki granted representation

    Los Angeles Times08/05/2010 - 14:00

    The U.S. government issued a license that enabled private lawyers to challenge the constitutionality of the CIA's targeting of terror suspect Anwar Alwaki, an American citizen living in Yemen.

  9. ACLU, CCR seek to have Obama enjoined from killing Awlaki without due process

    Salon08/04/2010 - 14:50

    By Glenn Greenwald

  10. Father Of Internet Imam Plans To Sue CIA

    National Public Radio08/04/2010 - 14:48

    by Dina Temple-Raston The father of the Internet's most famous radical cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, is planning to sue the U.S. government for including his son on a CIA target list.