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Future of Undocumented Immigrants Still Uncertain Even After Obama’s Immigration Policy Deal

By Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Obama announced his plan to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to come out of the shadows and be protected from deportation temporarily. Obama plans on using an executive … Continue reading

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Obama picks NYC prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be next US Attorney General

By Luis E. Gomez, Associate Editor Vol. 20 President Barack Obama named federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch as his pick to be the next attorney general. The 55-year-old Lynch would be the first African-American woman to serve in the post. She … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Groups Call For New K-12 “Accountability System”

By Whitney Robinson, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On Tuesday, a coalition of eleven national civil rights groups sent a letter to President Obama urging him to drop the standardized test-based K-12  “accountability” system.  According to these groups, the current standardized … Continue reading

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