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After more than a month of threats, a government shutdown, and bipartisan action by Congress, President Trump has finally declared a national emergency to spend... [Read More]
The American Civil Liberties Union today announced that it will file a lawsuit challenging President Trump's emergency powers declaration to secure funds to build a... [Read More]
Growing up, my parents taught me that voting is not only a right, but a privilege. They voted in every local, midterm, and presidential election,... [Read More]
Last September, Bianca* was forced to flee Honduras because her partner's father threatened to kill her for being a lesbian. Bianca could not go to... [Read More]
I moved to Havre, Montana — near the U.S.-Canada border — in 2014 with my husband and our two young children. Home to around 10,000... [Read More]
For Ana Suda and Martha "Mimi" Hernandez, May 16, 2018, began like any other in Havre, Montana: work, school, and a trip to the gym... [Read More]
The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the Trump administration's... [Read More]
This piece originally ran at The Washington Post. ... [Read More]
The New Hampshire 2020 primary is still almost a year away, but state legislators are already working to disenfranchise voters. HB 1264, a law set... [Read More]
America's locally elected prosecutors wield enormous and, all too often, unaccountable power. They have the authority to reinforce mass incarceration and racial disparities in the... [Read More]
William Barr, President Trump's nominee for attorney general, has a history of getting it wrong. From designing warrantless surveillance programs to justifying the president's power... [Read More]
In Conway, South Carolina, a 72-year-old widow hides inside, her curtains drawn, fearing that local law enforcement will attempt to take away her home for... [Read More]
The American Civil Liberties Union issued a "travel alert" today informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future to anticipate the possible... [Read More]
Last week, the Supreme Court permitted the state of Alabama to execute a Muslim man, Domineque Ray, without his religious advisor present. [Read More]
Dashir Moore, a transgender man from Georgia, wanted a fresh start in life. So at the age of 31, he packed up and moved to... [Read More]
Eye tracking technology received new attention recently due to its inclusion in the Samsung Galaxy IV phone, where it can (with mixed results, according to... [Read More]
Court rulings unsealed last week in Washington show for the first time a behind-the-scenes legal battle over when the government should have to tell you... [Read More]
The FISA Amendments Act, passed in 2008 and reauthorized in 2012, gives the National Security Agency almost unchecked power to monitor Americans' international phone calls... [Read More]
Five DHS components have intelligence missions, including the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Immigration and... [Read More]
We have seen it again and again: A Black or brown person is sitting in a Starbucks, barbequing in a public park, touring a college... [Read More]