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From analysis and commentary by our experts to media coverage of our cases and reactions to breaking news stories, CCR is in the news and making news.

Press Releases

Continuing Xenophobic Attacks on Vulnerable Migrants Is Clearly Unlawful November 8, 2018, New York – Today, in response to the new Trump administration rule that would preemptively deny asylum to...
Incidents Will Not Stop Until Hate Stops October 29, 2018, New York – Today, in response to last week’s shootings at a Kroger in Jeffersontown, KY, and Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA,...

CCR in the News

November 13, 2018

CCR in the News

...Before the ban even became operational Saturday morning, the American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center and Center for Constitutional Rights sued the administration on behalf of various asylum and refugee assistance groups. The parties accused the administration in their lawsuit...
November 13, 2018

CCR in the News

Leading civil rights groups have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to end Donald Trump’s ban on people seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico because it violates US law. Starting on Saturday, people fleeing persecution can be barred from the asylum process if they do not approach the...
November 13, 2018

CCR in the News

A Louisiana court of appeals will decide whether pipeline companies seizing land under eminent domain are subject to state open record laws. The Advocate reports the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal heard the case Wednesday. A lower court sided with the company building the 163-mile crude oil pipeline...
November 12, 2018

Blog Post

Preview of Bayou Bridge Pipeline hearing this Friday After the Bayou Bridge Pipeline LLC (BBP) was sued for beginning construction of a crude oil pipeline on land that is not theirs, BBP brought an action against the landowners, our clients, to formally take their land so that it could continue...
CCR Blog
November 12, 2018

Blog Post

CCR stands in solidarity with the veterans of anti-war group About Face who yesterday interrupted an award ceremony in Philadelphia honoring former President George W. Bush. Veterans were responding to President and Laura Bush receiving the “Liberty Medal,” an award to honor those “who strive to...
CCR Blog
Veterans Day protest

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