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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TARGETS AND THEN MOCKS IMMIGRANT WITH PROSTHETIC LEG

Nicole Rodriguez
Newsweek
November 14, 2017
A 20-year-old undocumented immigrant with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status and only one leg has been detained by federal immigration agents and held without charges for over a month, treated inhumanely and mocked for his prosthetic leg.

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Trump Budget Cut Proposals Spark Outrage

Lucy Westcott
Newsweek
March 16, 2017
Reaction to president Trump's budget proposal.

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Trump Team Considering Cuts to Federal Violence Against Women Program

Lucy Westcott
Newsweek
January 19, 2017
Proposals to gut civil legal aid would deliver a devastating blow to Americans of all backgrounds and to our justice system.

Interview

Lawsuit Could Change Fate of New York City’s Homeless Youth

Victoria Bekiempis
Newsweek
November 8, 2015
Newsweek chatted with two of the lawyers working on the case that might change youth homelessness in New York City, the Legal Aid Society's Beth Hofmeister and Kimberly Forte.

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Report: Racial Motivations in St. Louis County Traffic Practices

Victoria Bekiempis
Newsweek
August 14, 2015
A new report shows that racial profiling in traffic stops goes beyond Ferguson. In fact, rates are higher in other Missouri municipalities. A consolidated court system would be a great solution argues ArchCity Defenders.

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Housing: The Other Civil Rights Movement

Victoria Bekiempis
Newsweek
December 11, 2014
As protests against police misconduct rage on, another civil rights movement is quietly gaining momentum: The right to counsel in eviction proceedings.



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