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CCR in the News

September 12, 2019

CCR in the News

... In response , the American Civil Liberties Union, which represents the groups along with the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center, said the administration was trying to rewrite a federal immigration law enacted in 1980. There was no reason, the A.C.L.U. said, to...
September 18, 2019

Blog Post

Trump's new public charge rule must be stopped. We're asking a federal court to do just that. On Tuesday, we filed a motion in federal court to halt the Trump administration’s proposed public charge rule and prevent the rule from taking effect next month. Attorneys say the rule relies on vague and...
CCR Blog
September 13, 2019

CCR in the News

... A federal judge in San Francisco had blocked the rule nationwide after the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a lawsuit challenging its legality. ... Read the full piece here .
September 11, 2019

CCR in the News

... “We are gratified the court recognized the reality on the ground, which is that Trump’s asylum ban is affecting thousands of asylum seekers all across the border—just as it was unlawfully intended to do—and not just at California ports of entry,” Center for Constitutional Rights legal director...
September 11, 2019

CCR in the News

... Dima's a cooperating attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights and the director of Palestine Legal, an organization that tracks anti-BDS legislation. She says people need to remember, the First Amendment starts with Congress shall make no law. The Founding Fathers were saying the...

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