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January 14, 2021

CCR in the News

...Below are some actionable steps we can take to advance immigrant rights and push back against unjust policies: 1. In order to save ourselves from repeating past mistakes or accepting the current status quo, let’s work towards a future rooted in collective understanding of how we got here. We...
January 13, 2021

CCR in the News

...Baher Azmy, legal director for the Center for Constitutional Rights, provided Teen Vogue with examples of some of these crimes: “These death-eligible federal statutes have what is called a federal or interstate hook; it might involve a kidnapping and murder across state lines, murder of a...
January 11, 2021

Blog Post

This is Sharqawi Al Hajj, a 47-year-old man from Yemen. He has been detained in Guantánamo for 17 years without charge. Guantánamo opened 19 years ago today. Not pictured are his five siblings in Yemen, who see him a few times a year on video calls looking gaunt. His siblings' children, who see...
CCR Blog
January 8, 2021

CCR in the News

...Center for Constitutional Rights "We cannot risk another day of Trump in power. The vice president or Trump's cabinet must invoke the 25th Amendment, or Congress must impeach him and immediately remove him from the White House because he is not fit for office, poses a danger to our country, and...
January 7, 2021

CCR in the News

... ON ELECTION DAY last month, 52 percent of Puerto Rican voters answered “yes” to the following question: “Should Puerto Rico be admitted immediately into the Union as a state?” But the result of the nonbinding referendum has gotten little attention in Washington since then. After all, it’s...

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