The DePaulia

Trump seeks Supreme Court approval to speed deportations

In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 2, 2020, to decide whether Vijayakumar Thuraissigiam can be deported without getting to make his asylum case to a federal judge.

Associated Press

March 1, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man slipped into the U.S from Tijuana, Mexico, and made it just 25 yards from the border before he was arrested. A seven-month journey from Sri Lanka was over for Vijayakumar Thuraissigiam. Now he would be able to tell an American official why he had fled the place he had ...

Human rights organizations call for end to war on drugs

Human rights organizations call for end to war on drugs

AP and David Crary

October 17, 2016

As Americans debate the expanding campaign to legalize marijuana, two of the nation's most prominent human rights organizations are urging a far bolder step — the decriminalization of possession and personal use of all illicit drugs. Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union jointly...

The Student News Site of DePaul University