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June 26, 2017, New York – In response to the Supreme Court’s decision to review Trump’s Muslim ban, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement: While we are gratified that...

CCR in the News

July 19, 2017

CCR in the News

The criminalization of political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the west. In France, activists have been arrested and prosecuted for wearing t-shirts advocating a boycott of Israel. The U.K. has enacted a series of measures designed to...
July 18, 2017

CCR in the News

Host Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. Jamil Smith fills in for Brian for the week. On this show: Michael Isikoff , chief investigative correspondent at Yahoo News, talks about the latest on the...
July 18, 2017

CCR in the News

The Trump administration is systematically and illegally blocking people from applying for asylum in the United States, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in California . Instead of allowing people with asylum claims to enter the country, Customs and Border Protection agents are lying...
July 18, 2017

CCR in the News

Abigail’s husband disappeared in May after he refused to let a Central Mexico drug cartel use his tractor-trailer to transport drugs. When she reported his disappearance to Mexico authorities, the same cartel abducted her and her two small children. If they wanted to live, they told her, her family...
July 18, 2017

Blog Post

President Trump’s fanatical obsession with erecting a wall along the U.S. Southern Border—for which, of course, Mexico would famously assume the role of benefactor —has yet to result in any actual construction. But last week, the House Appropriations Committee released a Homeland Security bill...
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