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March 02, 2017
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The White House is expected to soon release its revised executive order on refugees and immigrants. The administration’s first order, signed January 27, placed a minimum 90-day ban on individuals...
March 01, 2017
By Cassidy Slater Palm oil is found in approximately 50 percent of common grocery and household products. Since 1980, palm oil production has increased significantly and is expected to double...
March 01, 2017
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By Camille Marrero Yesterday the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) held a hearing to evaluate whether continued law of war detention remains necessary for detainee Sharqawi Abdu Ali Al Hajj....
February 27, 2017
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TOP ITEMS President Trump to Address Congress President Trump will give his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. The president is expected to defend his executive orders...
February 24, 2017
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By Dora Illei The White House's struggle to hit the mark on the issue of antisemitism continues, although members of the administration finally seem to have agreed on a consistent message:...
February 24, 2017
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This is cross-posted from The Huffington Post. News that the White House will approve the sale of military jets to Bahrain without any human rights restrictions is as depressing as it is...
February 23, 2017
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Co-authored by Alexandra Funk This blog is cross posted with The Huffington Post This week marks the three-year anniversary of Ukraine’s Maidan revolution, which erupted beginning...
February 23, 2017
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Over the past few weeks, the United States, and indeed the world, have been on edge as President Trump issued rapid-fire executive orders barring refugees from seven predominately Muslim countries,...
February 23, 2017
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This blog is cross posted with The Huffington Post Over the last ten years, funding for immigration courts has remained largely stagnant, even as funding for enforcement expanded. Previous...
February 22, 2017
By Cassidy Slater On January 16, the State Department signed a law-enforcement agreement with Cuba outlining potential collaboration on several security and criminal issues, including human...

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