FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Keith Rushing, Communications Director, krushing@rightsworkinggroup (c) 202.557.4291
Last week Representative Gowdy introduced H.R. 2278, the SAFE Act.This legislation would bring a dangerous expansion of interior enforcement, detention and deportation that would further criminalize immigrants.
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2013 - Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) hopes to strengthen a provision in the senate immigration reform bill, S. 744, that bans racial profiling, the Baltimore Sun reported Thursday.
"It's not as strong as it needs to be," Cardin was quoted as saying. "We are looking at whether we can strengthen it."
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We are pleased to share the Toolkit on State Anti-Racial Profiling Legislation. This toolkit is a collective effort of the Proactive Team convened by Rights Working Group and draws on best-practices and expertise from successful state-level campaigns for anti-profiling laws, as well as insights from national organizations. The toolkit offers guidance on legislative language, messaging and framing, and coalition-building to advance state legislative campaigns for proactive anti-profiling laws.