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Press Release: IRAP Statement on the Suspension of the Iraqi Direct Access Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      January 23, 2021 PRESS CONTACT Henrike Dessauleshdessaules@refugeerights.org516.838.1269 IRAP STATEMENT ON THE SUSPENSION OF THE IRAQI DIRECT ACCESS PROGRAM (New York, NY) – Yesterday, the Department of State issued a statement announcing the temporary suspension of the …

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Press Release: IRAP Applauds Executive Order Rescinding Muslim and African Bans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      January 21, 2021 PRESS CONTACT Henrike Dessauleshdessaules@refugeerights.org516.838.1269 IRAP APPLAUDS EXECUTIVE ORDER RESCINDING MUSLIM AND AFRICAN BANS (New York, NY) – Last night, the Biden administration issued an executive order immediately rescinding the Muslim and African bans …

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Inauguration Day

Today is Inauguration Day. Dignity and Power Now acknowledges that today an important change is taking place at the Federal level. We are crystal clear about the many harms in the legislative and political records of the new administration. They …

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EdSource: Gov. Newsom proposes $4.6 billion for summer school, more learning time in 2021-22 budget

January 8. 2021 – John Fensterwald reports on Governor Newsom’s budget announcement and the details he gave about the state’s commitment to making a major investment into education. Public Advocates’ John Affeldt is quoted. Fensterwald wrote that confident of a …

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Statement: Public Advocates Comments on Housing Highlights from Gov. Newsom’s Proposed CA Budget

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 8, 2021Contact: Duc Luu, dluu@publicadvocates.org, 857-373-9118 PUBLIC ADVOCATES STATEMENT ON HOUSING HIGHLIGHTS FROM GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S PROPOSED CALIFORNIA BUDGET California’s low-income communities of color, students, essential workers and renters are facing unprecedented hardships as Covid-19 continues to ravage our state, unemployment …

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Statement: Public Advocates Comments on Education Highlights from Gov. Newsom’s Proposed CA Budget

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 8, 2021Contact: Duc Luu, dluu@publicadvocates.org, 857-373-9118 STATEMENT FROM PUBLIC ADVOCATES ON EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS FROM GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S PROPOSED CALIFORNIA BUDGET California’s low-income communities of color, students, essential workers and renters are facing unprecedented hardships as Covid-19 continues to ravage our state, …

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Press Release: Appeals Court Affirms Ruling Blocking President Trump from Giving States and Localities Ability to Stop Refugee Resettlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     January 8, 2021CONTACTHenrike Dessaules, IRAP, hdessaules@refugeerights.org, 516-838-1269Christopher Plummer, Church World Service, media@cwsglobal.org Sharon Samber, HIAS, hias@westendstrategy.com Timothy Young, LIRS, tyoung@lirs.org, 443-257-6310 APPEALS COURT AFFIRMS RULING BLOCKING PRESIDENT TRUMP FROM GIVING STATES AND LOCALITIES ABILITY TO STOP REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT …

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A Letter to NLG Members

Dear NLG Members, Some of you may have seen this story:https://www.prismreports.org/article/2021/1/7/the-national-lawyers-guilds-outgoing-latina-president-is-a-white-woman In mid-2020, after getting word of Natasha’s identity misrepresentations, an independent group of BIPOC NLG members—both directly and indirectly harmed—formed to gather information and determine how to address this …

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NLG Condemns Attempt by Fascist Mob Incited by Trump to Overturn Election, Complicity by Law Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: communications@nlg.org The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) opposes today’s attempt to overturn the election, led by Trump loyalists and right-wing operatives in Washington, DC, in the strongest terms possible. Following a rally by Trump where he continued …

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