The US Senate confirmed Patricia Millett and Nina Pillard to the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit this week, making this the first time the court has had five active female judges.
The provisions affected employment, education, transportation, and housing for undocumented immigrants.
A bipartisan group of 12 members of Congress are urging US President Barack Obama to issue stronger protections to prevent the sexual abuse of immigrant detainees in a newly-released letter.
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The fast in Washington, DC is now in its fifteenth day.
Four San Jose State University students have been charged with misdemeanor hate-crime and battery for committing hate crimes against their 17 year-old black roommate.
Last week, the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division rejected a lower Family Court's ruling that a woman's decision to move across the country while pregnant was tantamount to "appropriation of the child while in utero"and therefore could bar her custody case from being heard in her new location.
"We have issued these charges because we believe the evidence will show that self-defense was not warranted."
For many victims of domestic violence, whether their abusive partner has a gun or not is a question of life or death.
"The circumstances of the incarceration of the so-called Angola Three clearly show that the use of solitary confinement in the US penitentiary system goes far beyond what is acceptable under international human rights law," said Mendez.