2011 Press Releases

Rights Groups Call for Full Termination of Secure Communities in Maricopa County

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Congress to Examine Secure Communities Program

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November 29, 2011, Washington, D.C. –  House Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement hearing titled, “Is Secure Communities Keeping Our Communities Secure?,” set for tomorrow, must involve a full investigation of the impact of this federal program on community safety if the hearing is going to be substantive and meaningful.

Coalition of Civil and Human Rights Groups Urge Department of Homeland Security To Say No to Alabama’s Unconstitutional Immigration Law

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National Coalition Calls on Congress to Pass Bill Prohibiting Racial Profiling

 

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Nov. 4, 2011, Washington D.C. –Rights Working Group, a coalition of more than 320 organizations representing civil liberties, national security, immigrant and human rights advocates, urges Congress to prioritize the passing of legislation that would prohibit racial profiling by law enforcement at the federal, state and local levels.

ICE 2011 Deportation Data Reveals Misplaced Priorities; Indicates a Continuation of Human and Civil Rights Violations

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Coalition of Civil and Human Rights Groups Condemn Federal Court’s Decision on Alabama’s Discriminatory Anti-Immigration Law

Law Will Lead to Extreme Racial Profiling, Place Communities of Color Under Siege, Impede Public Safety

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Rights Working Group Joins Women’s Delegation to Expose Human Rights Violations in Wake of GA Anti-Immigrant Law

GA Law Mandates Racial Profiling, Other Rights Violations, Damages Communities and Harms Public Safety

Civil and Immigrant Rights Groups Call for Federal Probe of ICE Raids in Tennessee

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DHS Task Force Releases Report on "Secure Communities," Fails to Recommend Suspension of Program

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National Report Condemns Secure Communities Program: Law Enforcement Experts and Victims of S-Comm Conclude Program Should Be Ended

 

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