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    Faces of Racial Profiling: BCC's Wesley Morris Shares Experience with Racial Profiling

     In this latest installment of the Faces of Racial Profiling video series, Wesley Morris of the Beloved Community Center (BCC), a social justice organization, in Gre...[Read more]

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    Visit Your Member of Congress during August Recess

    Join the immigrant rights and racial justice movements mobilizing across the country at this important time! Tell your Members of Congress that we need strong federal legislation to ban racial profiling. Urge you...[Read more]

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

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    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.

    RWG Joins the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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    RWG stands united with all who are marching to the nation's capital to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and to continue the demand for racial justice. The anniversary commemorates the gathering of millions of people from across the country in the nation’s capital to demand jobs, freedom, and much more. It was also there that Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech that still resonates with people to this day.

    ICE Rejects 287(g) Program for Knox County, TN and Horry County, SC

    In June, over 160 organizations signed a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano demanding the end of the 287(g) program. The official response to this letter from Executive Associate Director of ICE Thomas Homan is here.