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In great news for abortion access, the Supreme Court has overturned a Texas law requiring clinics that provide abortions to have surgical facilities and doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Here’s how women at Whole Women’s Health celebrated. 

In great news for abortion access, the Supreme Court has overturned a Texas law requiring clinics that provide abortions to have surgical facilities and doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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The Obama administration’s deportation policies might be worse than Trump’s

Last Thursday, news broke that the Obama Administration is planning to launch a “surge” of immigration raids to target Central Americans who have fled violence in their home countries. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents were specifically called on to target immigrant mothers and children who have final deportation orders or who have run out of legal options to stay in the country.

Last Thursday, news broke that the Obama Administration is planning to launch a “surge” of immigration raids to target Central Americans who have fled violence in their home countries. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents ...

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The Feministing Five: Rachel B. Tiven

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Rachel B. Tiven, the Executive Director of Immigrant Justice Corps and a leading voice on the need for high quality legal representation for immigrants. We learned more about how gender intersects unjust immigration practices and policies, and what we can do to help.

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Rachel B. Tiven, the Executive Director of Immigrant Justice Corps and a leading voice on the need for high quality legal representation for immigrants. We learned more ...

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The US is locking up immigrant children in private prisons under inhumane conditions

This article is by John Washington and reprinted with permission from In These Times magazine.

Drive south from San Antonio across the flat, derrick-studded, orange-dirt plains of South Texas, veer off Interstate 35 into the tiny fracking boomtown of Dilley, park in a gravel lot, get buzzed in, and you have arrived at the complex of trailers that comprise the South Texas Family Residential Center.

This article is by John Washington and reprinted with permission from In These Times magazine.

Drive south from San Antonio across the flat, derrick-studded, orange-dirt plains of South Texas, veer off Interstate 35 into the tiny ...

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Migrant mothers & kids held in solitary confinement as retaliation for hunger strike

The hunger strike by 78 mothers detained at the Karnes immigration detention center that we covered last week ended on Saturday — but not before detention officials locked up a few families, including young children, in solitary confinement.

The hunger strike by 78 mothers detained at the Karnes immigration detention center that we covered last week ended on Saturday — but not before detention officials locked up a few families, including young children, in solitary ...

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Support striking women detained in the Karnes immigration detention center

This week women held at the infamous Karnes detention center — one of the facilities, run by for-profit prison corporations, where migrant women and their children are being held in deplorable conditions while seeking asylum — went on strike, demanding their release.

This week women held at the infamous Karnes detention center — one of the facilities, run by for-profit prison corporations, where migrant women and their children are being held in deplorable conditions

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