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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]

    Cardin Introduces the End Racial Profiling Act of 2013

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Keith Rushing, Communications Director, krushing@rightsworkinggroup, (p) 202.591.3305, (c) 202.557.4291

    May 24, 2012, Washington, D.C.-  This week, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the End Racial Profiling Act (ERPA) of 2013, a bill that if passed would prohibit the use of profiling on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or religion by law enforcement agencies.

    Advocacy Efforts Defeat Racial Profiling Amendments in Mark up; Problematic Graham Amendment Passes

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    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 21, 2013 – A number of amendments that would have caused increased forms of racial profiling, if they were passed into law, were defeated earlier this week when the Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) marked up Title III of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act. (S. 744)

    Rights Working Group Urges NYC Council Speaker to Reverse Course and Support a Strong Ban of Racial Profiling

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Keith Rushing, Communications Director, krushing@rightsworkinggroup, (p) 202.591.3305, (c) 202.557.4291

    Victory in Colorado: SB 90 Repealed!

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    Passed in 2006, SB 90 required police to report people suspected to be undocumented to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the time of arrest. On April 26th, the Community and Law Enforcement Trust Act was signed into law in Colorado, repealing SB 90.