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September 19, 2019 In The News

IN AN ABRUPT about-face, the Trump administration is reversing course on the recent declaration that it was ending a policy that allows seriously ill immigrants to remain in the country legally to receive medical treatment.

September 17, 2019 In The News

Amid politicians’ calls for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s impeachment, Rep. Ayanna Pressley is actually trying to get the process started.

Pressley on Tuesday filed an impeachment resolution that presses the House Judiciary Committee to kick off an investigation that would mark the first step in an impeachment process.

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September 17, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) knows that for too many Black girls, an average school day can spiral out of control with life-altering consequences. A fight with a classmate, a tense exchange with a teacher, or a dress code infraction, are increasingly yielding harsh disciplinary action and criminalization for children of color, including Black girls.

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September 16, 2019 In The News

Politicians have been calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh since the New York Times reported on new sexual assault allegations against him. On Tuesday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley will take it a step further: she plans to introduce a resolution officially calling for that inquiry.

September 11, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) pressed Renaud with the same line of questioning, asking who handed down the decision to end medical deferred action and why it was done with no public announcement. Finally, turning to subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Ocasio-Cortez suggested further action.

September 4, 2019 In The News

On the one-year anniversary of her historic primary victory, US Representative Ayanna Pressley of Boston returned Wednesday to a key scene of her upstart campaign: the MBTA’s No. 1 bus.

September 2, 2019 In The News

A sea of purple shirts, white carnations, and pro-labor signs flooded Copley Square Monday as labor leaders, advocates, and union members gathered for the yearly Labor Day March.

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August 30, 2019 In The News

Federal lawmakers, including several Massachusetts Democrats, are probing a Trump administration policy change that has some severely ill immigrants facing deportation.

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August 29, 2019 In The News

For 106 consecutive Saturday mornings, the grass-roots group of protesters that calls itself Move to Remove has gathered for an hour on the Falmouth Village Green, urging that President Donald J. Trump be removed from office.

This week the group had a surprise visitor.

August 29, 2019 In The News

When Suhas Khamgaonkar came to the United States 14 years ago as the wife of a chemical engineer with an employer-sponsored visa, she thought that her legal immigration status in the country was assured.

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