Tag: Trump administration

Immigrant children lost in a corrupt system

Recently, NBC News reported that lawyers cannot find the parents of 545 migrant children—children who had been separated from their families by the U.S. Government, under the direction of the Trump administration. Horrifically, this isn’t surprising—in 2018 it was reported that ICE lost track of 1,500 children, twice. You all must be wondering, how are

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Commentary: Utah’s senators should not reward torture. They should reject Haspel.

Candidate Donald Trump vowed to reinstate a policy of torture. During the first days of his presidency, a draft executive order indicated that he intended to do just that. But senators from both parties objected, citing the 2015 McCain-Feinstein Amendment, which affirmed the illegality of waterboarding and other so-called “enhanced interrogation” techniques. Seventy-eight senators had

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 CONTACT:     Chase Thomas | chase@betterutah.org   Salt Lake City, UT – Twenty-one Attorneys General from across the nation joined together this week to oppose recent actions from the Trump Administration repealing consumer protections for student loan borrowers. Conspicuously absent from the letter sent to Education

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