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Ninth Circuit Fails to Issue Injunction to Stop Use of Racial Profiling Provision

PHOENIX – A U.S. federal appeals court denied a motion yesterday from civil rights and immigrant groups calling for an injunction to stop Arizona from implementing or using the “racial profiling provision" of SB1070.

Rights Groups: Court Decision on SB1070 Expected To Spur Widespread Racial Profiling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Keith Rushing, Communications Manager, krushing@rightsworkinggroup, (p) 202.591.3305, (c) 202.557.4291

September 19, 2012, Washington, D.C. - Rights Working Group, a national coalition of grassroots civil liberties and human rights organizations, is deeply concerned that Tuesday’s federal district court decision to allow Section 2(B) of Arizona’s racial profiling law, SB 1070, to go into effect will lead to pervasive racial profiling.

The Real Motivation Behind Arizona’s Ugly SB1070

By Keith Rushing

Those of us who support the right of immigrants to live normal lives free of the alienation, ghettoizing and fear that result from xenophobic policies drenched in racism are, of course, disgusted by the Supreme Court's decision to allow the racial profiling provision of SB 1070 to go into effect.

The Real Motivation Behind Arizona’s Ugly SB1070

By Keith Rushing

Those of us who support the right of immigrants to live normal lives free of the alienation, ghettoization and fear that result from xenophobic policies drenched in racism are, of course, disgusted by the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the racial profiling provision of SB1070to go into effect.