48 Civil Rights Groups and Experts Oppose Gimenez’s Sanctuary-City Order Miami New Times

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has argued his decision to bow to President Donald Trump’s bellicose order banning so-called sanctuary cities — which refuse to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests to deport undocumented people — was purely financial. Trump threatened to pull federal funding from cities that refuse to comply, and Gimenez says[…]

Students Are Saying No to Betsy DeVos The Nation

Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick for education secretary, was approved yesterday by a 12-11 party-line vote by a Senate committee after a contentious hearing in which her qualifications were sharply questioned. DeVos and her family have used its ultra-wealth to push charter schools, vouchers, and for-profit colleges; she’s fumbled or shirked questions about civil rights;[…]