Senate USA Freedom Act an improvement, but further reforms still needed
WASHINGTON, DC – A new surveillance reform bill introduced this week in the Senate makes significant improvements to bulk collections of business records and increases transparency, but falls short in reforming the oft-abused FISA section 702 authori...
Lofgren: repealing bipartisan protections for trafficking victims would return children to their traffickers
WASHINGTON, DC – Vulnerable children who are fleeing persecution and extreme violence in Central America are entitled to protection under domestic and international law, said U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) today. Application for asylum has been an ...
Lofgren: GOP working group proposals will endanger child victims of trafficking and persecution
WASHINGTON , DC – Key border proposals issued today by the Republican House working group to address the humanitarian crisis at the southern border would carelessly return vulnerable children to traffickers for persecution and abuse, said U.S. Rep. Z...