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Law and Border: LA Ceases Detention of Undocumented Immigrants Without Court Order or Warrant

Law and Border: LA Ceases Detention of Undocumented Immigrants Without Court Order or Warrant
Citing constitutional concerns, the city of Los Angeles announced yesterday that they have put a halt to detaining undocumented immigrants for ICE without either a court order or and arrest warrant.
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OPINION: Pushing Single Mothers to Marry Doesn't Help Them Find a Husband (or Feed Their Kids)

OPINION: Pushing Single Mothers to Marry Doesn't Help Them Find a Husband (or Feed Their Kids)
For years there has been a misguided attempt to curb single mother poverty by funding marriage initiatives that simply are not getting us anywhere. Finally, we’re getting a clue. The question remains, what can we do that is different to help these women transcend living at the poverty level? Because pushing initiatives that fit in a specific “moral” box are not the answer.
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28 States Without Proper Plan for Children During Disaster

28 States Without Proper Plan for Children During Disaster
Eight years after Hurricane Katrina, most states still don't require four basic safety plans to protect children in school and child care from disasters, aid group Save the Children said in a report released Wednesday. The group faulted 28 states and the District of Columbia for failing to require the emergency safety plans for schools and child care providers that were recommended by a national commission in the wake of Katrina.
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Andrew Miga
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Bill O'Reilly Tells Tall Tales About Texas in Post-Thanksgiving Talking Points Memo

God did bless Texas, but when we talk about social statistics, and the general welfare of our citizens - we’re always reminded to give thanks for Mississippi.
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