Sign your organization on to this letter asking DHS not to condone collaborate with Alabama law enforcement operating under HB 56.
Hysterical and spot on. Colbert tells Alabama “I Told You So,” and rips immigration law HB56 to shreds, highlighting the value of migrant workers-
According to government statistics, three-quarters of all crop workers working in American agriculture were born outside the United States, and at least 50% of the crop workers have not been authorized to work legally in the United States.
Please join Rights Working Group’s Twitter Chat-- Nov. 1 at 3 pm ET/noon PT—to talk about securing our rights in this information-sharing era. Chat hashtag #SecureRights
We live in a world where being without a cell phone, not having access to the Internet, email and social media seems unimaginable – both for work and play. But there’s a far less talked about darker side to the use of this technology, a world where information that we share over the web is being gathered by law enforcement agencies like the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, the CIA and local and state police.
A new report reveals a number of concerning findings about the impact that the Secure Communities (S-Comm) program has on racial profiling and the loss of due process. The Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy recently released a report entitled “Secure Communities by the Numbers: An Analysis of Demographics and Due Process.” Below are some of the key findings.
Racial Profiling: Latinos and Men Targeted through S-Comm
By Keith Rushing
The ACLU has launched a “Mapping the FBI” project designed to expose the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s racial profiling practices throughout the United Sates.
“The [FBI] is collecting racial and ethnic information and “mapping” American communities around the country based on crude stereotypes about which groups commit different types of crimes,” the ACLU wrote in its description of the new initiative.
HB 56, Alabama’s anti-immigrant racial profiling law, reminds us of Alabama’s history of racism and segregation.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Keith Rushing, Rights Working Group, 202.591.3305, 202.557.4291 email@example.com