Bus Station Immigration Stop

A Latino man’s claims relating to his detention by Customs and Border Protection officers at a bus station may continue, a federal court in Washington ruled. The government may be liable under the state’s anti-discrimination law because the acts of the officers caused the man to be “treated as not welcome, accepted, desired, or solicited” based on his race.  

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Queens Democrats Veer Left in Prosecutor Primary Race

Defeating the Democratic Party machine, defense attorney Tiffany Cabán landed one step closer Tuesday to fundamentally reshaping criminal justice in Queens. The insurgent candidate for district attorney wants to end the drug war and decriminalize sex work in a borough known for the harsh prosecution of petty crimes.

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US Asylum Shift Targets Spanish Speakers, Latin Americans

Border agents have been told to explicitly target Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America in carrying out a Trump administration program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico, according to memos obtained by The Associated Press that reveal some inner workings of a top government priority to address the burgeoning number of Central Americans arriving in the country.

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