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Race is at the Root of the Divide Over Immigration Reform

Almost all the talk around immigration reform skirts the real issues: race and your vision of America. There are now nearly 51 million Latinos living in the United States and their population has grown astronomically. As their population has grown, so has their political strength.

Catfish for Lunch

Rights Working Group is pleased to launch the Catfish for Lunch blog, which it is currently sponsoring and co-hosting. The blog, written by researcher and consultant Kung Li, is a continuation of the final workshop at the Securing Our Rights in the Information-Sharing Era: A Convening on National Security, Surveillance and Immigration Enforcement conference in December 2011.

Border Patrol Ignoring Calls to Change Its Use of Force Practices

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Despite a September announcement from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on its commitment to alter its use of force policies and procedures, recent revelations from the Southern Borders Communities Coalition (SBCC) illustrate a lack of interest on following through with reforms.

RWG Denounces Appeals Court Decision Blocking New York Stop and Frisk Reforms

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sameera Hafiz, Director of Policy and Campaigns, shafiz@rightsworkinggroup.org, (w) 202.591.3309

RWG Monthly E-News: November 2013

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Face the Truth Campaign Updates

A Rally Against Mass Surveillance

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Join Stopwatching.us and thousands of activists for a rally against NSA surveillance this coming Saturday, October 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Watch the video to learn more about the assault on personal communications and privacy rights.

For more information about the rally, click here.

RWG Monthly E-News: October 2013

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RWG’s Margaret Huang was led away by police officers during the We Belong Together demonstration for immigration reform in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Reform Immigration for America.

 

 

 

NEWS & UPDATES

Face the Truth Campaign Updates

Fighting Racial Profiling on a Global Level

RWG Welcomes Changes to Customs and Border Protection's Use of Force Policies, Urges Full Implementation and Greater Accountability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sameera Hafiz, Policy Director, shafiz@rightsworkinggroup.org (p) 202.591.3309
 

RWG Submits Report on Racial Profiling to U.N.

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After several months of hard work, RWG and coalition members submitted a shadow report, "The Persistence of Discriminatory Profiling Based on Race, Ethnicity, Religion, National Origin, Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in the United States," to the United Nations' Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Switzerland.