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June 25, 2018

Immigrant Justice

New Jersey Immigrants’ Rights Advocates Respond to President Trump’s Executive Order which Replaces Family Separation with Family Detention

In response to President Trump issuing an executive order to address the crisis his administration’s anti-immigrant policies have created, Johanna Calle, director of the New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice, released …

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June 25, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Hundreds of people protested in the State House against the separation of families

“Babies are ripped out of their mothers’ arms, children are being caged and stored in an old Walmart, asylum seekers escaping domestic abuse and gang violence are being rejected, and …

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June 25, 2018

Criminal Justice

Activists begin 8 days of protest, seek accountability for Stephon Clark, Brandon Smith

Local activists and community members began eight days of protests and civil disobedience Tuesday to demand police accountability in the deaths of Clark and Brandon Smith, who died in police custody …

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June 25, 2018

U.S. Senate’s version of Farm Bill proposal receives support from local community leaders

Local community leaders are showing support for the U.S. Senate’s Farm Bill proposal. The leaders said the Senate version makes no significant cuts for the food assistance program, SNAP. “We …

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June 25, 2018

Video: ‘Westfield 6’ Arrested at ‘Clean Dream Act’ Protest Hold Press Conference

Six people, including four clergy members, who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6  at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office continue to wait for their day in court. A trial that …

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June 25, 2018

“8 Days, 8 Shots” Push for Law Enforcement Accountably Launches Today

Leaders are demanding answers in Smith’s death, which occurred while he was being transported by SPD after being violated in a voluntary parole check in. “The Smith family was largely …

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