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]

    AUDIO: RWG Discusses Efforts to Protect Human Rights in Immigration Reform Legislation and the Conservative Attack

    AUDIO: Policy Director Sameera Hafiz talks with Marcela Diaz of RWG member Somos un Pueblo Unido on KSFR public radio about efforts to fight for comprehensive immigration reform that protects human rights and includes a strong ban on racial profiling.

    Communities Speak Out for Oregon End Racial Profiling Act


    This week, Oregonians testified at the first informational hearing held by the State Senate on Oregon’s End Racial Profiling Act, SB 560, which would ban the practice of racial profiling by law enforcement.

    Gowdy's Misnamed Safe Act Poses Threat to U.S. System of Justice, Due Process and Human Rights

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

    Stop SAFE Act Before It Threatens Immigration Reform

    Last night, the House Judiciary Committee passed the "SAFE Act," H.R. 2278, introduced by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC). If enacted, the SAFE Act's single-minded focus on immigration enforcement will increase detentions and deportations, create an environment of rampant racial profiling and unconstitutional detentions, and criminalize 11 million undocumented immigrants; all without fixing the immigration system's problems.

    Sen. Cardin Seeks to Strengthen Ban on Racial Profiling in the Senate Immigration Reform Bill

    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2013 - Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) hopes to strengthen a provision in the senate immigration reform bill, S. 744, that bans racial profiling, the Baltimore Sun reported Thursday.

    "It's not as strong as it needs to be," Cardin was quoted as saying. "We are looking at whether we can strengthen it."