Public Safety & Justice

Leaked Trump Order Targets Legal Immigrants Who Use Government Benefits

If signed, the executive action would put green-card holders in danger of deportation and could burden state and local agencies.

Fighting Sex Trafficking Is Harder Than It Seems

More than half the states have passed laws to protect victims, but the laws aren’t always enforced and often produce new challenges.

Will Trump Kill Criminal Justice Reform’s Momentum?

It’s become a rare, bipartisan issue. But if the president's campaign rhetoric is any indication, the window of opportunity for change may have closed.

In Legal Fight Against U.S. Towns, Muslims May Lose Major Ally

The Justice Department has sued several municipalities for blocking mosques and Islamic schools from being built. But the future of those lawsuits under a Trump administration is unclear.

More from Public Safety & Justice