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Trump orders end to his family separation policy amid national furor

Amid continued outrage about his “zero tolerance” policy at the southern border, President Trump on Wednesday signed an executive action to end the family separation crisis.

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'Freedom city'? Going beyond 'sanctuary,' Austin, Texas, vows to curtail arrests

Amid concerns over arrests of minorities and immigrants, Austin, Texas has declared itself a 'freedom city.' The term goes a step beyond 'sanctuary city,' requiring officers to avoid discretionary arrests and to inform immigrants of the right to not cooperate with police. Will other cities follow?

Colorado joins California in fight to prevent Trump from weakening auto emissions rules

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Tuesday that his state plans to join the dozen others nationwide that will refuse to go along with any rollback of federal auto-emissions rules.

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1968: How a tumultuous year still shapes our world

East L.A., 1968: ‘Walkout!’ The day high school students helped ignite the Chicano power movement

In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better facilities and college prep courses. The walkouts spread to include 22,000 students across L.A. and ignited a generation of Chicano activism.

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