In this moment of history, there are many powerful, grassroots movements that are typified by hashtags. Movements like #metoo, #NoDAPL, and #blacklivesmatter come to mind. Seizing the Zeitgeist, #cut50 is an initiative that aims to holistically reform the criminal justice system. Founded by CNN host Van Jones, mayor of Mill Valley Jessica Sloan, and Commissioner […]
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DACA , or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is currently at the center of the standoff playing out on the Senate floor that could lead to a government shut-down over the weekend. DACA, a program implemented by President Obama in 2012, permits immigrants who were brought to the United States as children by their families […]
Earlier this week, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it was canceling the residency permits of approximately two hundred thousand people from El Salvador who have been living and working in the United States legally since a series of earthquakes devastated their country in 2001. This announcement came on the heel of similar announcements […]