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Elections and Campaigns

Trump Ends GOP

Trump Taps Into GOP Xenophobia

Alvaro Huerta: By viciously attacking Latino immigrants, Trump makes it crystal clear to one of the nation’s fastest growing demographic and key voting groups that they are not wanted in the GOP.

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Prison Reform

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Will Obama’s “Criminal Justice Week” Define His Presidency?

David A. Love: The “tough on crime” approach is a miserable failure, and true reform of the criminal justice system will take a bipartisan effort in which we are smarter about sentencing, reduce barriers for the formerly incarcerated, and increase their job opportunities.

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Immigration Reform

ICE Detainers

Kathryn Steinle’s Murder Puts the Spotlight on ICE

Hector Villagra: ICE’s use of detainers to imprison people without due process or probable cause — including not just those here without authorization but also green card holders and even U.S. citizens — raises obvious and serious constitutional concerns.

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Social Justice

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