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CCR in the News

August 7, 2020

CCR in the News

... “We are elated that the families who lost loved ones in the 2003 massacres have won this important victory,” said Beth Stephens, a cooperating attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights. ... Read the full piece here .
August 7, 2020

CCR in the News

...Applauding the decision, the Center for Constitutional Rights noted: “The Second Circuit took a long look at the history of the meaning of public charge.” “It found that DHS’s rule violated Congress’s intent and did so in a way that was so thinly justified as to be arbitrary,” their attorney...
August 7, 2020

CCR in the News

...Black August is not a second Black History Month While Black History Month founded by Carter G. Woodson encourages Americans to recognize and study the often overlooked accomplishments of Black Americans, Black August specifically honors “political prisoners, freedom fighters, and martyrs of the...
August 7, 2020

CCR in the News

...The judge's decisions were applauded by immigrants' rights advocates. In a press release, Brittany Thomas of the Center for Constitutional Rights called the decisions "great victories for the plaintiffs and immigrant communities, who can now access life-saving benefits without fear." ... Listen...
August 7, 2020

CCR in the News

...In 1976, Negro History Week expanded into Black History Month. Black August, which also came about in the 1970's, specifically honors "political prisoners, freedom fighters, and martyrs of the Black freedom struggle," according to the Center for Constitutional Rights , a progressive advocacy...

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