By Adel Iskandar -- The word “Racial profiling” used to elicit strong negative impressions as it connotes selective prejudicial treatment based on external characteristics. Much like the word “propaganda,” which fell out of fashion in the mid-1950s, “profiling” continues to persist despite the desire on everyone’s part to distance themselves from the practice of open discrimination. However, just by avoiding dogmatic terminology doesn’t mean the phenomena or practices these terms represent cease to exist.
With the expectation that comprehensive immigration reform could soon be considered by Congress, it is important that supporters of reform make their voices heard on Capitol Hill. For this reason, the Justice for Immigrants Campaign has initiated a postcard campaign to urge Congress to pass reform legislation.
Send a postcard to Congress now. All you need is your zip code.
Time Code 8:22. Tune in and listen. Because it’s not the first time a hunger strike has hit the Port Isabel Detention Center in Southern Texas.
In a response to the December 25th bomb attempt on Northwest flight 253 to Detroit, the Transportation Security Administration announced a new screening policy that requires “enhanced screening” of passengers flying into the United States from 14 countries considered either “state sponsors of terror” or “countries of interest”. With the exception of Cuba, the rule targets passengers, including U.S.
Guest Blogger: Maurice Belanger from National Immigration Forum reposted from ImmPolitic Blog
On January 25, John Morton, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), gave a speech at an event hosted by the Migration Policy Institute.