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SCOTUS must end TX’s shenanigans, but POTUS must end shameful deportations

For immediate release: January 19, 2016 Contact: Jon Rodney SCOTUS must end Texas’ shenanigans, but POTUS must also end shameful deportation tactics Today, in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to hear Texas v. US this term, Gabriela Villareal, Interim Executive Director of the California Immigrant Policy Center, issued the following statement: The shenanigans of Texas et al have cruelly kept…

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CIPC denounces plan to raid, deport families who fled violence

Press statement: December 24, 2015 Contact: Jon Rodney CIPC denounces Obama administration’s unconscionably cruel plan to raid, deport families who fled violence 2015.12.24 – Deeply troubling reports — made public yesterday, in the midst of the holiday season — have revealed the Obama administration is planning raids as soon as January to deport Central American families who recently arrived…

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CIPC condemns Rep. Sanchez’ ignorant Islamophobia, urges apology

For immediate release: December 11, 2015 Contact: Jon Rodney CIPC condemns Rep. Sanchez’ ignorant Islamophobia, urges apology In response to inappropriate comments recently made by Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove), Reshma Shamasunder, Executive Director of the California Immigrant Policy Center, issued the following statement: At a time when bigoted, Islamophobic rhetoric is spurring troubling incidents of hate across the…

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CIPC denounces national discourse’s descent into bigotry

Press statement: December 7, 2015 Contact: Jon Rodney Today, Reshma Shamasunder, Executive Director of the California Immigrant Policy Center, issued the following statement: In the last several weeks, we have witnessed a craven race backward in time toward some of the most shameful chapters of our nation’s history. A few weeks ago, we heard calls…

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