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February 4, 2019

Immigrant Justice California

U.S. Navy veteran must surrender to ICE, could face deportation over criminal past

A U.S. Navy veteran facing possible confinement in an immigration facility or deportation due to his criminal history has asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein to intervene ahead of his Feb. 12 …

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February 4, 2019

Economic Dignity California

Pasadena council fast-tracks housing for homeless seniors

Pasadena is fast-tracking construction of 65 to 70 units of permanent supportive housing at Heritage Square — but it could still take three years before the project for homeless seniors …

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February 4, 2019

Criminal Justice New Jersey

Independent prosecutor bill a victory for fair, just New Jersey: Letter

Gov. Phil Murphy Wednesday signed into law an independent prosecutor bill that requires the state attorney general to supersede county prosecutors in any death investigation involving law enforcement officers. Additionally, …

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February 4, 2019

Gun Violence California

Faith Leaders Ready to Provide Support Ahead of DA’s Decision on Clark Case

SOUTH SACRAMENTO — It has been more than 10 months since Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police in his grandparents’ backyard. Any day now, the city is …

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February 4, 2019

Immigrant Justice California

Gov. Gavin Newsom touts proposed $25 million in California aid to asylum seekers

Gov. Gavin Newsom and local officials in San Diego on Thursday touted a proposed $25 million in state funding to address a growing humanitarian crisis involving migrant families seeking asylum …

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February 4, 2019

Voting Rights/Demoracy Missouri

Reed, Nasheed clash in debate, Board of Aldermen president candidates face questions from activist groups

A debate for Board of Aldermen president on Saturday, January 26 turned into a showdown between the two African-American candidates – incumbent Lewis Reed and challenger Jamilah Nasheed. Reed, who has served as board …

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