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Deportations Are a Shocking Overreach of Authority

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested more than 600 immigrants in the past week as part

Anti-Immigration Stance Has Broad Reach in NM, Nation

As the White House’s anti-immigration stance stokes fears along the border, it’s also highlighting the

Hungry in América: I’m One of Them

42 million Americans experience hunger each year. I’m one of them.

I wake up and sense the space heater

‘Global Gag Rule’ Attacks Women Worldwide

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order reinstating a policy critics call the Global Gag

New Bill to Modernize California’s ...

Recently, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) introduced a bill to modernize laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV. They were joined by bill co-author Assemblymember David Chiu, San Francisco Supervisor Jeff...
Posted On 16 Feb 2017

Remembering Rep. Bob García

It is with profound sadness that we learned of the passing of former Rep. Bob García of New York. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) worked closely with Rep. García during his tenure in Congress on education, civil rights …
Posted On 16 Feb 2017

Massive Rallies Staged Across México

Tens of thousands of Mexicans protested Sunday against the current US President, hitting back at his anti-Mexican rhetoric and his depictions of them as “rapists” and “criminals” and to demand “the respecting of México”. “México must be respected, Mr Trump,”...
Posted On 16 Feb 2017

The Ferocious Resistance

 

 

 

While a terrified world witnesses the first days in office of that trainwreck known as the Trump “administration,” another threat silently unfolds before our eyes. Big Oil won the 2016 election and now it’s drooling over the...

Posted On 09 Feb 2017

Thank You, President Obama

The eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency are now over. Donald Trump’s inauguration is upon us. This momentous transition, with global implications at an historic scale, deeply affects Earthjustice and every other organization dedicated to protecting our rights, our health...

Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Don’t Be Fooled by Deception and Distraction

I’m not sure how many things you’d get Michael Bloomberg, Marco Rubio, and Mitt Romney to agree on, but they did all say the same thing about Donald Trump: He’s a con man. As the chaotic disaster of his presidency …

Posted On 05 Jan 2017

Our Health, Environment at Risk

The selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, the agency charged with protecting our health and environment, is a dangerous and troubling choice. The EPA Administrator must protect our environmental laws and act in our best …

Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Americans Should Be Deeply Concerned

Americans should be deeply concerned by the nomination of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to lead the Department of the Interior. She has a troubling track record of actively undermining our environment.

The Secretary of the Interior is charged with stewardship …

Posted On 15 Dec 2016