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Activists—undocumented immigrants and their allies—hold their banner in solidarity with immigrants who are facing increased ICE detentions.

Immigrant Rights Action Ends in 3 Arrests in Michigan

Activists blocked a highway in lead up to the Day Without Immigrants strike set for May 1.

President Donald Trump waves to the crowd from the inaugural parade in front of the White House on January 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Energy Interests Contributed $7 Million+ to Trump's Inauguration

Since taking office, the president has repealed many regulations impacting the fossil fuel industry. 

President Trump to Announce 'Buy American, Hire American' Executive Order

The two-part order focuses on the H-1B visa program and the procurement of American products by federal agencies.

A woman in a taupe coat stands before a uniformed police officer holding up a sign that says "No ban, no wall."

Surge of Somali Deportations Worries Communities Already Facing Marginalization

A reported 4,000 Somali nationals are in the pipeline for being deported to a homeland suffering a severe humanitarian crisis.

A windmill is seen during 2016 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at Empire Polo Club on April 30, 2016, in Indio, California.

STUDY: Countries Need to Transition to Renewables Sooner to Meet Paris Climate Goal

If nations stay on their current course, global temperatures will rise more than a degree higher than the agreement's goal. 

Fencing surrounds the coal-fired Intermountain Power Plant on March 28, 2016, outside Delta, Utah. The IPP generates more then 13 million megawatt hours of coal-fired energy each year to Utah and Southern California.

The EPA Reversed a Rule That Would Protect People from Toxic Water

"This is appalling," said a representative of the Sierra Club.

Surveillance cameras stand above the U.S.-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana on January 27, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico.

Environmental Group First to Sue Trump Administration for Border Wall

Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ): “Trump’s wall ... will do little more than perpetuate human suffering while irrevocably damaging our public lands and the wildlife that depend on them.”

A child wears a slogan on his jacket during a rally against a ban on Muslim immigration at San Francisco International Airport on January 28, 2017, in San Francisco, California.

ACLU Files 13 Lawsuits Against Government Related to Travel Ban

The suits demand records from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Homeland Security.

An aerial view of sandstone formations May 2, 2012, in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. The Obama administration had cancelled coal leasing on this land with its moratorium on federal coal leasing. Now, under the Trump administration, this can begin.

Leaked Document Shows Where the Bureau of Land Management's Priorities Lie

A hint: fossil fuel development is a top concern.

 Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), left, and Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), right.

Senators Ask Army Corps for Documentation on Dakota Access Pipeline Environmental Reviews

They worry that the now-completed project lacked proper governmental oversight.

Representative Tulsi Gabbard, President Donald Trump, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Trump Launches Missiles at Syria, Legislators of Color Respond

Representative Tulsi Gabbard: “Trump’s military strikes in Syria are reckless and short-sighted.”

Kamala Harris talking

READ: Kamala Harris on Why She Opposes Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Nomination

The California senator says: “He has repeatedly failed to show that he fully understands those important words—‘Equal Justice Under Law.’ For the highest court in the land, we should find someone who does.”

Woman wearing red had that says, "Immigrants make America great."

Courthouses May No Longer Be Safe Spaces for Undocumented Immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security says immigration agents can engage in enforcement activities at courthouses.

Then EPA's logo is displayed on a door at its headquarters on March 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump's proposed budget for 2018 seeks to cut the EPA's budget by 31 percent from $8.1 billion to $5.7 billion.

EPA Set to Lose Key Prevention Programs Under Budget Cuts

According to a leaked internal budget memo, hundreds of jobs will also be cut.  

Map shows states considering legislation related to protest

New Tool Helps Activists Take Resistance to State Capitols

OurStates aims to help communities advocate for their rights at the state level.

Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station June 29, 2015, in Newburg, Maryland.

READ: Some Tribes Look to Trump for Coal Revival

While many have taken a hard stance against the president and his pro-fossil fuel agenda, others are hoping he follows through.

An ornate sanctuary at Riverside Church in New York City

Progressive Religious Leaders Say They're Seeing a Post-Trump Bump in Spiritual Engagement

Special services, multi-faith conference calls and events such as tomorrow's Black Lives Matter-sponsored #SacredResistance day of action points to a newfound willingness of political progressives to use their faith as a tool for resistance.

Lydia Villa-Komaroff, left, and Mona Hanna-Attisha, right.

March for Science Adds Two Women of Color as National Co-Chairs

Pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha and Latina biologist Lydia Villa-Komaroff join Bill Nye, the Science Guy, at the Earth Day event.

An activist holds a sign during a protest in front of the White House against the Keystone XL pipeline January 13, 2015, in Washington, D.C. They won that fight, but it's returned under a new administration.

Indigenous and Environmental Groups Sue Federal Government on Keystone XL

Two separate lawsuits were filed this week in Montana's U.S. District Court.

A supervisor takes a break from hoeing a cabbage field with Mexican farm workers on September 27, 2016, in Holtville, California.

Pruitt Shoots Down Pesticide Ban in First Major Move as EPA Head

There could be serious health consequences for farmworkers, children and surrounding communities in danger of drinking water sources polluted with chlorpyrifos.