2009 press releases

Comprehensive Immigration Reform for Americas Security and Prosperity Bill

Washington DC – December 16th 2009 – The Rights Working Group welcomes yesterdays introduction of Congressman Gutierrez’ “Comprehensive Immigration Reform for Americas Security and Prosperity” (CIR ASAP).

Time to celebrate more then just the idea of Human Rights

Washington DC- November 10, 2009 - Today marks the 61st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which affirms that "[a]ll human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights." The principles laid out in this historic document bear a resemblance to another declaration that is at the foundation of the United States. The Declaration of Independence states, "That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

U.N. Human Rights Body Issues Decisive Observations On Racial Discrimination In U.S.

Committee On The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination Finds Progress Lacking And Calls For Legislation

New Report From ACLU And RWG Finds Racial Profiling Pervasive


Groups Submit Report To U.N. Committee

June 30, 2009

Rachel Myers, ACLU, (212) 549-2689 or 2666; media@aclu.org
Aadika Singh, RWG, (202) 296-2300 x 139; asingh@rightsworkinggroup.org

Still No Accountability on the Anniversary of the Postville, Iowa Raid

CONTACT: Aadika Singh, Rights Working Group, 202-296-2300 Ext. 125

In a Positive Step Forward, DHS Releases New Worksite Enforcement Guidelines

The Rights Working Group Cautiously Welcomes DHS Guidance


CONTACT: Aadika Singh, Rights Working Group, 202-296-2300 Ext. 125