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Loose laws & losses

Human society can be sliced and diced into many a section. Based on the yardstick you choose which could be religion, caste or gender, you get different segments. 1,022 more words

Iit Kharagpur

Joe Biden Fighting for Women's Rights

Joe Biden has gotten involved in the discussion about sexual assault and how to handle it. He wrote an opinion article for The Washington Post about his stance on women’s rights. 547 more words

Rights

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Wind River

The Wind River film touched on many issues that Native people face. A wildlife officer, the protagonist, found the body of an 18-year-old Native woman; an autopsy later revealed that she was raped.  539 more words

Tribal Law Journal

A journalist’s pocket guide to covering domestic violence in Indian Country

by AJ Earl

For a majority of Indigenous people in the United States, interpersonal violence is a sad fact of life. In 2016, the National Institute of Justice reported that 84 percent of Native Americans were the victims of violence. 594 more words

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Spouses in Immigration

The  Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) does not define “spouse.”  However, the marriage must be valid where the couple got married, and also where the couple resides. 443 more words

Family Immigration

Call to Action! Please send letters of support for Housing Court to State Budget Committee

PASSED AS PART OF THE BUDGET – THIS EXPANSION WILL BE FUNDED! Help us bring a Housing Court to Cape Cod and the Islands!  We need letters of support to go to MA Legislative Budget Conference Committee. 664 more words

Women

Oakland Community College (OCC) was one of three finalists out of 1,400 community colleges nationwide to be honored at the American Association of Community Colleges…

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