Author Archive | Richard Irwin

Sessions Announcement Criminalizes Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2017 CONTACT Adela de la Torre, 213-400-7822, WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions today released a memo guiding federal prosecutors to engage in extreme tactics and aggressively pursue charges against immigrants and those who engage in daily interactions with immigrants. Below is a statement from Marielena Hincapié, executive director […]

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Senator Sessions’ Exclusionary Vision of America Makes Him Unfit to Serve as Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2016 CONTACT Juan Gastelum,, 213-375-3149 WASHINGTON — News outlets have reported that President-elect Donald Trump will appoint Senator Jeff Sessions to be the nation’s 84th attorney general. The attorney general oversees the Department of Justice, of which several federal law enforcement agencies are a part. The Executive Office for […]

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“The Art of the Deal” Coauthor Tony Schwartz and National Civil Rights and Immigration Advocacy Groups Call for End to Hate and Path Toward Healing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 4, 2016 CONTACT Gebe Martinez,, 703-731-9505 Betsy Harbison,, 407-782-9268 WASHINGTON — Tony Schwartz, who coauthored “The Art of the Deal” with Donald Trump, and national leaders from the Muslim, civil rights, and immigrant communities on Tuesday called for an end to the politics of division that has whipped up […]

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