RESOURCES

For resources on the End Racial Profiling Act, click here.

For resources on the immigration debate, click here.

 

ISSUE BRIEFS

FACT SHEETS

TOOLKITS

INFOGRAPHICS

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS RESOURCES

COMMUNICATIONS

MULTIMEDIA

REPORTS

CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONIES

HUMAN RIGHTS SUBMISSIONS

SIGN-ON LETTERS

 

ISSUE BRIEFS [Back to Top]

Racial Profiling and Immigration Enforcement: The 287(g) Jail Program by Rights Working Group (November 2013)

Cosponsor and Pass the End Racial Profiling Act of 2013 by Rights Working Group

Analysis of the Racial Profiling Section of the Senate Immigration Bill by Rights Working Group (April 2013)

Ban Racial Profiling in Immigration Reform by Rights Working Group (Mar. 2013)

E-Verify, Employment Discrimination and Racial Profiling by Rights Working Group (Mar. 2013)

Border Briefing: Why We Need a Better Border, Not More Border Enforcement  by Southern Border Communities Coalition (February 2013)

Immigration Reform Should Eliminate Operation Streamline by the ACLU (2013)

The Cost of Racial Profiling by Rights Working Group (Oct. 2012)

Arizona's  SB 1070 and Its Copycats by Rights Working Group (Oct. 2012)

Fear Mongering and Anti-Sharia State Laws by Rights Working Group (Sept. 2012)

Secure Communities Policy Update by Rights Working Group (June 2012)

Racial Profiling & Gender by Rights Working Group (June 2012)

NSEERS Policy Update: April 2012 DHS Memo by Rights Working Group (June 2012)

Unjust, Ineffective, and Counterproductive by Rights Working Group

Immigration Enforcement by State and Local Police by Rights Working Group

Racial Profiling Post-9/11 by Rights Working Group

Full of Holes: The 2003 Department of Justice Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies by Rights Working Group

Racial Profiling at the Border and the Department of Justice's 2003 "Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Authorities" by Rights Working Group

Data Collection Recommendations for DHS by Rights Working Group

Data Collection Recommendations for State and Local Law Enforcement by Rights Working Group

Department of Justice Pattern or Practice Investigations by Rights Working Group

Suspicious Activity Reporting by Rights Working Group

Advocating for Justice: Case Studies in Combating Discriminatory Policing by the Center for Constitutional Rights (July 2011)

The Practice of Profiling: Community Impact & Recommendations by SAALT (Mar. 2010)

Practice of Profiling: Communites on Watch by SAALT (Mar. 2010)

Practice of Profiling: Traveling While Brown by SAALT (Mar. 2010)

Practice of Profiling: Immigration and Profiling in the Post-9/11 World by SAALT (Mar. 2010)

Secure Communities from the National Immigration Forum

How Passage of the End Racial Profiling Act Can Address Alabama's HB 56 by Rights Working Group 

 

FACT SHEETS [Back to Top]

 

SB 1070: A Law That Mandates Racial Profiling by Rights Working Group (June 2012)

Criminalizing People of Color: A Historical Legacy

Racial Profiling in the Name of National Security

How Criminalizing Migrants Leads to Racial Profiling

Racial Profiling, the War on Drugs, and Mass Incarceration

Racial Profiling: Face the Truth Campaign Brochure

 

TOOLKITS [Back to Top]

 

Town Hall Toolkit by Rights Working Group

Conversation Toolkit by Rights Working Group

Timeline Activity: Racial Profiling: A History of the United States Download timeline cards in English or Spanish.

For community events on multiracial solidarity and unity: 2-hour sample agenda a  one-day sample agenda, and a unity resolution worksheet.

Post 9/11 Resource Packet by Rights Working Group (Sept. 2011)

Not in Our State: What Community-Based Organizations Can Do To Combat SB 1070 Copycat Legislation by NCLR (Dec. 2012)

The All-In-One Guide to Defeating ICE Hold Requests (a.k.a. Immigration Detainers) by the Washington Defender Association, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, National Immigration Project, National Immigration Law Center, and Immigrant Defense Project (2012)

CONSUMER ADVISORY DO NOT BE MISLED: The Obama Administration's Immigration Announcement is NOT an Amnesty Program! by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Aug. 2011); See Also: http://stopnotariofraudd.org

Deportation 101: A Community Resource on Anti-Deportation Education and Organizing by Families for Freedom, Immigrant Defense Project and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (May 2010)

Restoring the Right to Due Process: A Toolkit for Immigrant Rights Activists by Breakthrough in collaboration with Detention Watch Network and Rights Working Group (2008)

Value Families – The Human Rights Impact of U.S. Detention and Deportation by Breakthrough and the NYU Immigration Clinic.

How Do I Complain to Authorities About Detention Standards, Violations, and Related Abuses? Why Is It Important that I Do This? by the National Immigrant Justice Center

 

INFOGRAPHICS [Back to Top]

A Day in the Life of under the (un)"SAFE Act" by the Immigrant Justice Network

Stop and Frisk by the Center for Constitutional Rights

Deported Without Due Process from CAMBIO

Border Overkill from CAMBIO

The Whole Truth About Immigration Detention by Detention Watch Network

 

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS RESOURCES [Back to Top]

 

Have You Been Approached or Questioned by Agents from the FBI? by the Asian Law Caucus, Council on American-Ismalic Relations, and ACLU of Northern California

Know Your Rights Resources by United Sikhs

Know Your Rights: What To Do If You're Stopped By Police, Immigration Agents or the FBI by the ACLU (2011)

Know Your Rights in Jail by Somos Un Pueblo Unidos (in English and Spanish)

Rights of Documented and Undocumented Immigrant Workers Postcards in New York City by Desis Rising Up and Moving

 

COMMUNICATIONS [Back to Top]

 

Face the Truth Message Guide on Racial Profiling by Rights Working Group

Talking Points on the Racial Profiling Provision in S. 744 by Rights Working Group

Talking Points on Racial Profiling by Rights Working Group

Talking Points on Impact of Boston Bombing on Comprehensive Immigration Reform by Rights Working Group

National Security Talking Points Supplemental by Rights Working Group

General Op-Ed Guide

Tips on Writing an Op-Ed

Media Guide: Letter to the Editor by Rights Working Group

BNHR Messaging on Border Enforcement and Immigration Reform by Border Network for Human Rights

Enforcement Message House from A4C

 

MULTIMEDIA [Back to Top]

 

Video: Face the Truth: Racial Profiling Across America by Rights Working Group and Breakthrough (Sept. 2010)

Video: Checkpoint Nation? Building Community Across Borders by Rights Working Group and Breakthrough (Sept. 2011)

Video: Vanishing Liberties: The Rise of State Surveillance in the Digital Age by the American Library Association

Know Your Rights Video by the American Bar Association (Apr. 2012)

 

AUDIO RECORDINGS [Back to Top]

 

E-Verify, Privacy Rights & Racial Profiling (Mar. 12, 2013)

Privacy, Surveillance & Racial Profiling (Sept. 12, 2012)

The Gender and LGBTQ Lens of Racial Profiling (June 29, 2012)

SB1070: Racial Profiling in the Spotlight  (July 17, 2012)

Mapping the Matrix - ALEC, Government Surveillance, and the Money Trail (Mar. 22, 2012)

Show Me the Money: Understanding the Appropriations Process and How You Can Influence Government Spending (Jan. 2012)

Plenary Session and Workshop Recordings from the Securing Our Rights convening (Dec. 2011)

NSEERS (July 2011)

Stopping Racial Profiling: Strategies for Fighting Immigration Bills in the States (Mar. 2011)

RWG Human Rights Training Opening Remarks from Fernando Garcia, Executive Director of Border Network for Human Rights (Mar. 2011)

Immigration Detainers: What You Need to Know (Dec. 2010)

Sheriff Wiles on Secure Communities (Aug. 2010)

 

REPORTS [Back to Top]

 

Two Systems of Justice: How the Immigration System Falls Short of American Ideals of Justice by the Immigration Policy Center (Mar. 2013)

Immigration Detainer Requests in King County, Washington - Costs and Consequences from the University of Washington (Mar. 2013)

The Minority Reports: How the Intersection of Criminal Justice, Immigration and Surveillance Undermines Freedoms in California by Rights Working Group (Mar. 2013)

Mapping Muslims: NYPD Spying And Its Impact on American Muslims by Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition, Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project at Main Street Legal Services, Inc. of the CUNY School of Law, and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) (Mar. 2013)

Workers' Rights on ICe: How Immigration Reform Can Stop Retaliation and Advance Labor Rights by the National Employment Law Project (Feb. 2013)

Misplaced Priorities: SB90 and the Costs to Local Communities by The Colorado Fiscal Institute (Dec. 2012)

The NSEERS Effect: A Decade of Racial Profiling, Fear, and Secrecy (June 2012)

Reclaiming Our Rights: Reflections on Racial Profiling in a Post-9/11 America by Rights Working Group (Sept. 2011)

Faces of Racial Profiling:  A Report from Communities Across America by the Rights Working Group (Sept. 2010); Additional Info: Executive Summary; Report Summary in color or black & white

The Persistence, in the United States, of Discriminatory Profiling Based on Race, Ethnicity, Religion and National Origin submitted as a shadow report for the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (Nov. 2010)

The Persistence Of Racial And Ethnic Profiling In The United States by ACLU and Rights Working Group (Aug. 2009)

Equal Treatment Denied: United States Immigration Enforcement Policies by Rights Working Group (2008)

The Growing Human Rights Crisis Along Washington's Northern Border by OneAmerica and the University of Washington Center for Human Rights (Apr. 2012); Executive Summary

State Battles Over Immigration: The Forecast for 2012 by the Advancement Project (Feb. 2012)

Justice Derailed: What Raids on Trains and Buses Reveal about Border Patrol's Interior Enforcement Practices by the NYU School of Law, Immigrant Rights Clinic, New York Civil Liberties Union, and Families for Freedom (Nov. 11, 2011)

Secure Communities By the Numbers: An Analysis of Demographics and Due Process by the Warren Institute of Law and Social Policy at Berkeley University (Oct. 2011)

The Forgotten Constitution, Racial Profiling and Immigration Enforcement in Bedford County, Tennessee by Sarah White and Salmun Kazerounian for the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (Sept. 2011)

Restoring Community: A National Community Advisory Report on ICE's Failed "Secure Communities" Program by the National Day Laborers Organizing Network and a National Community Advisory Commission (Aug. 2011)

Immigration Enforcement Off Target: Minor Offenses With Major Consequences by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Aug. 2011)

Under the Radar: Muslims Deported, Detained, and Denied on Unsubstantiated Terrorism Allegations by The Center for Human Rights & Global Justice at NYU School of Law and the Asian American Legal and Education Defense Fund (May 2011)

Restoring a National Consensus: The Need to End Racial Profiling in America by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (Mar. 2011)

Community Concerns of Surveillance, Racial and Religious Profiling of Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian Communities and
Potential Reactivation of SFPD Intelligence Gathering
 by the City and County of San Francisco Human Rights Commission (Feb. 24, 2011)

The Persistence of Racial Profiling in Gwinnett: Time for Accountability, Transparency, and an End to 287(g) by the ACLU of Georgia (Mar. 2010)

The C.A.P. Effect: Racial Profiling in the ICE Criminal Alien Program by the Warren Institute at Berkeley University (Sept. 2000)

Terror and Isolation in Cobb - How Unchecked Police Power Under 287(g) Has Torn Families Apart and Threatened Public Safety by ACLU of Georgia (Oct. 2009)

Confronting the New Faces of Hate: Hate Crimes in America 2009 by Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (June 2009)

Ethnic Profiling in the European Union: Pervasive, Ineffective, and Discriminatory by Open Society Institute - Open Society Justice Initiative (May 2009)

Crossing the Line: Damaging Immigration Enforcement Practices by New Jersey Police Following Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive 2007-3 by The Center for Social Justice, Seton Hall University School of Law (Apr. 2009)

Returning Home: How U.S. Government Practices Undermine Civil Rights at Our Nation's Doorstep by Asian Law Caucus (Apr. 2009)

Under Siege: Life for Low-Income Latinos in the South by Southern Poverty Law Center (Apr. 2009)

Unreasonable Intrusions: Investigating the Politics, Faith & Finances of Americans Returning Home by Muslim Advocates (Apr. 2009)

NSEERS: The Consequences of America's efforts to Secure Its Bordersby American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (Mar. 2009)

The Policies and Politics of Local Immigration Enforcement Law by ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation and Immigration & Human Rights Policy Clinic, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Feb. 2009)

First Global Civil Rights Report 2008: A Preliminary Civil Rights Report on the State of the Sikh Nation by United Sikhs (Feb. 2009)

Local Democracy on ICE: Why Local and State Governments Have No Business in Federal Immigration Law Enforcement by Justice Strategies (Feb. 2009)

West Virginia Traffic Stop Study: 2009 Final Report by the Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Division of Criminal Justice Services (Feb. 2009)

Racial Disparity in NYPD Stop and Frisks by the Center for Constitutional Rights (Jan. 2009)

Equal Treatment Denied: United States Immigration Enforcement Policies by Rights Working Group (2008)

U.S.-Mexico Border Policy Report by Border Network for Human Rights (Nov. 2008)

A Study of Racially Disparate Outcomes in the Los Angeles Police Department by the ACLU - Southern California (Oct. 2008)

Unequal Under the Law: Racial Profiling in Louisiana by ACLU Louisiana (Aug. 2008)

Driving While Black or Brown by ACLU Arizona (Apr. 2008)

The Persistence of Racial Profiling in Rhode Island: A Call for Action by ACLU - Rhode Island (Jan. 2008)

2003-2007 Report on Hate Crimes and Discrimination Against Arab Americans by American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (2008)

Race & Ethnicity in America: Turning a Blind Eye to Injustice by ACLU (Dec. 2007)

Americans on Hold: Profiling, Citizenship, and the 'War on Terror' by Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU Law School (2007)

The Persistence of Racial Profiling in Rhode Island: An Update by ACLU - Rhode Island (Aug. 2006)

The Impact of Operation Meth Merchant on South Asians (2006)

The Public's Truth: Stories of Racial Profiling & the Attack on Civil Liberties by Applied Research Center (2006)

Rhode Island Racial Profiling Report by ACLU - Rhode Island (May 2005)

Targets of Suspicion: The Impact of Post-9/11 Policies on Muslims, Arabs and South Asians in the United States by American Immigration Law Foundation (May 2004)

Sanctioned Bias: Racial Profiling Since 9/11 by ACLU (February 2004)

Iowa's Highways and Racial Profiling - Community Conversations by the Iowa Department of Public Safetey (2004)

Special Registration: Discrimination and Xenophobia in Government Policyby Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (2004)

Threat and Humiliation: Racial Profiling, Domestic Security, and Human Rights in the United States by Amnesty International USA (2004)

Report on Hate Crimes and Discrimination Against Arab Americans: The Post-September 11 Backlash by American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (2003)

Wrong Then, Wrong Now Racial Profiling Before and After 9/11 by Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (Feb. 2003)

Justice for All: The Aftermath of September 11th by OneAmerica (formerly Hate Free Zone) (Sept. 2002)

1998 - 2000 Report on Hate Crimes and Discrimination Against Arab Americans by American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (2001)

"Driving While Black: Racial Profiling On Our Nation's Highways" by ACLU (June 1999)

 

CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONIES [Back to Top]

 

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on "H.R. 2278, The "Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act" (The SAFE Act)
House Judiciary Committee (June 13, 2013)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on "Drone Wars: The Constitutional and Counterterrorism Implications of Targeted Killing"
Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights (Apr. 23, 2013)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S. 744”
Senate Judiciary Committee (April 22, 2013)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on "Building an Immigration System Worthy of American Values"
Senate Judiciary Committee (March 20, 2013)

Statement of Wade Henderson, President & CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on "America's Immigration System: Opportunities for Legal Immigration and Enforcement of Laws Against Illegal Immigration"
House Judiciary Committee (Feb. 5, 2013)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on "Examining the Constitutionality and Prudence of State and Local Governments Enforcing Immigration Law"
Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security (Apr. 24, 2012)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on "Ending Racial Profiling in America"
Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights (Apr. 17, 2012)

Statement of Wade Henderson, President & CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on H.R. 3808, The "Scott Gardner Act"
House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement (Mar. 7, 2012)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on Ten Years After 9/11: Are We Safer?
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Sept. 13, 2011)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on Border Security and Enforcement - Department of Homeland Security Cooperation with State and Local Enforcement Stakeholders
House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security (May 3, 2011)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on H.R. 963, The "See Something, Say Something Act of 2011"
House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution (June 24, 2011)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on Protecting the Civil Rights of American Muslims
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights (Mar. 29, 2011)

Statement of Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group
Hearing on the Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and That Community's Response
House Committee on Homeland Security (Mar. 10, 2011)

 

HUMAN RIGHTS SUBMISSIONS [Back to Top]

 

The Persistence of Discriminatory Profiling Based on Race, Ethnicity, Religion, National Origin, Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in the United States (Sept. 2013)

International Human Rights Advocacy

The United Nations Human Rights System

The Inter-American Human Rights System 

 

SIGN-ON LETTERS [Back to Top]

 

Coalition Letter to the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Divsion calling for an investigation of the NYPD's surveillance of the Muslim American community (Oct. 24, 2013)

Coalition Letter to Rep. John Boehner and Rep. Nancy Pelosi opposing the "SAFE" Act (Oct. 9, 2013)

Coalition Letter to DHS Secretary Napolitano and ICE Director Morton to end the 287(g) program (June 2013)

Coalition Letter to President Obama outlining our priorities around immigration enforcement and detention (Dec. 2012)

Coalition Letter to DHS about immigration enforcement in Arizona after passage of SB 1070 (Jul. 2012)

Coalition Letter urging DHS to dismantle discriminatory NSEERS program  (Jun. 2012)

Coalition Letter asking the Attorney General to reform 2003 racial profiling guidance (May 2012)

Coalition Letter asking Congress to Reduce Funding For Immigration Enforcement and Detention (Mar. 2012)

Coalition Letter to DHS about immigration enforcement in Alabama after passage of HB 56 (Nov. 2011)

Coalition Letter opposing first radicalization hearing of U.S. Rep. Peter King (Feb. 2010)

 

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