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Video: The 14th Amendment

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President Trump’s statement that he can take away the citizenship birthrights guaranteed in the 14th Amendment with an executive order are simply stirring up fear, according to his wife’s immigration attorney. Michael Wildes talked to CNN‘s Jake Tapper about Trump’s … Continue reading

Despite history, special needs children still sent to controversial Texas facility

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The Shiloh Treatment Center near Manvel, Texas has a history of deaths and abuse of special needs children placed in its care, but at least seven school districts in the Lone Star state have continued sending students there, according to … Continue reading

Podcast: California’s sanctuary law at center of fierce immigration debate

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Municipalities in California are being pitted against one another after a state law went into effect earlier this year limiting how much local law enforcement can cooperate with ICE agents. SB54, or the California Values Act, makes the entire state … Continue reading

What Is A Divorce Coach And Why Do You Need One?

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It used to be a coach was just somebody who helped you get better at a sport.  But these days there are all types of coaches – physical fitness coaches, life coaches, marriage coaches, relationship coaches – and even divorce … Continue reading

Jeff Sessions’ hurried justice for immigrants

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Immigration court isn’t like other courts in our country. They’ve long been criticized for the lack of due process, including the fact that defendants, even children, can’t get court-appointed lawyers. Perhaps the biggest difference is that immigration judges are actually … Continue reading

Podcast: Controversy over AMA Guides

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The sixth edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment is causing some to question its reliability. The guide is used in workers’ compensation cases to rate the level of impairment. In this edition of Workers Comp … Continue reading

Migrant mothers describe being separated from their children by the US government

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Most of us can only imagine the pain, terror and uncertainty caused when immigrant mothers seeking asylum in the United States are forcibly separated from their children. CNN has details in letters from some of the mothers who have since been … Continue reading

How to prepare for a divorce

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While making the decision to get a divorce can be heartbreaking and difficult, there are some things a person should do to prepare themselves for the process. One of the many things to consider is the impact divorce will have … Continue reading

Immigrant Rights Groups Demand Timely Bond Hearings and Legal Protections for Asylum Seekers

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Plaintiffs in an ongoing lawsuit challenging the federal government’s targeted efforts to deter and obstruct asylum seekers seeking protection in the United States have filed a motion for preliminary injunction demanding timely bond hearings that comport with due process. The … Continue reading

Number of migrant children held by government reaches new high

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Despite a court order instructing the Trump administration to reunite migrant families who were forcibly separated at the US-Mexico border, The New York Times reports that the number of children still in custody has reached a record high level. The … Continue reading