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2018 Legislative Action Center

1409, 2018

‘Attica Is Every Prison; and Every Prison Is Attica’

Forty-seven years later, the uprising that shocked the world continues through the demands of prisoners for human rights. On Sept. 9, 1971, prisoners at Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York rebelled over extreme crowding, [...]

1309, 2018

A Second Chance for Separated Families

The Trump administration agrees to allow separated families to apply for asylum under proper procedures. The fight over the asylum rights of families who had been separated by the Trump administration took what could be [...]