UN human rights commissioner ‘appalled’ by conditions in US detention centers

Conditions in U.S. detention centers where migrants and refugees are being held are “undignified” and “alarming,” said United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday.  Bachelet’s statement comes amid a flurry of news reports — recently confirmed by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General — detailing the poor […]

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Trump says quiet part out loud, claims census citizenship question is needed to determine districts

Justice Department lawyers on Friday told a U.S. district court that they are still exploring options for justifying adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, hours after President Donald Trump told reporters that the question was necessary to determine accurate congressional representation. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that the government did not […]

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