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  • House Democrats call for end to family detention program

    WASHINGTON, D.C – Leading House Democrats joined former detainees and legal advocates today calling on the Department of Homeland Security to end its immigrant family detention program in a press conference Thursday morning. The lawmakers, led by U.S...

  • Surveillance reformers say extending Patriot Act is unacceptable

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leading privacy advocates in the House of Representatives urged House Leadership today to stand firm against a short-term extension of Section 215 authority. The letter, signed by U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Justin Amash (R-...

  • Trade and human rights in Vietnam

    I wanted to share a new op-ed I wrote with my colleague Chris Smith (R – N.J.) outlining our requirements for including Vietnam in the multi-national free trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). As many of you know, San Jose has a st...

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