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Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
October 23, 2018 - 9:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A large crowd turned out at Love Park Tuesday to rally for transgender rights in protest of a report that detailed the Trump Administration's plans to roll back some Obama-era protections. Holding fists in the air, both real and cardboard, rally participants say they...
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People hold signs and flags at a rally
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October 22, 2018 - 1:11 pm
By Eli Watkins, CNN (CNN) -- The Human Rights Campaign on Sunday called for the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for transgender people, following a report in The New York Times on a draft proposal. "Setting a destructive precedent, the Trump-Pence...
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September 23, 2018 - 10:35 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. Federal law already requires those seeking green cards and to prove they will not be a burden — or "public...
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Google offices
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September 21, 2018 - 11:09 am
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) -- Google employees last year considered displaying pro-immigration information when people searched terms related to the Trump administration's controversial travel ban. In emails obtained by The Wall Street Journal, employees suggested ways to show different results...
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President Donald Trump, left, listens to a reporters question as FEMA Administrator Brock Long, center, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, right, listen during a briefing on Hurricane Florence in the Oval Office of the White House.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
September 12, 2018 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials pushed back Wednesday against a Democratic senator's claim that nearly $10 million from the government's disaster relief agency was transferred to immigration enforcement. Sen. Jeff Merkley's claim, which came as a monster hurricane barreled toward...
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Colin Pepper with Defend Our Future advocates for clean car standards.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 11, 2018 - 6:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The non-partisan climate advocacy group Defend Our Future rallied on Temple University's campus Tuesday to speak out about clean air standards that they say are an immediate threat to public health. "We're here today because the Trump administration is rolling back...
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This Nov. 3, 2015, file photo shows the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, in Steele City, Neb.
AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File
September 10, 2018 - 5:50 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota sued the Trump administration on Monday, claiming it approved an oil pipeline from Canada without considering potential damage to cultural sites from spills and construction. Attorneys for the Rosebud Sioux tribe and Fort...
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Jan 30, 2017; Springfield, Missouri; Leila Ismaio (left) and Karina Bratkov lead a group of protestors around the Park Central Square protesting against President Trump's immigration policies.
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Cherri Gregg
September 06, 2018 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A coalition of Philadelphia-area refugee advocacy groups held a press conference Thursday sounding the alarm on the drastic drop in the number of refugees arriving in the U.S. Advocates say the Trump administration is trying to dismantle a decades-old program. When...
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In this June 17, 2018 file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP, File
September 02, 2018 - 9:03 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in U.S. custody. The government of El Salvador said the three, ages 12 to...
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Flora Cardoni, climate defender campaign director of PennEnvironment,speaks about climate change at a rally in Logan Circle.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
August 28, 2018 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Employees of the Environmental Protection Agency's Philadelphia office defied their own agency Tuesday, leading to a rally condemning the agency's current policies. A few dozen people braved the searing noon heat to gather in Logan Circle and urge action on climate...
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