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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 Expresses Sympathy for Victims and Families of Killings in Boston; Makes Call for Unity

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

    April 19, 2013, Washington, D.C. -- Rights Working Group stands united with all those across the nation who are shocked and saddened by this week’s attacks that took lives and injured hundreds.

    “We express deep sympathy for the victims of the bombings and their families,” said Margaret Huang, executive director of Rights Working Group. “The bombings were a deplorable act.”

    Campaign Launched to Fight for Human Rights and Constitutional Rights in Immigration Reform

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    April 19, 2013, Washington, D.C. --- Earlier this week, Rights Working Group joined with a number of national and regional social justice organizations to launch the CAMBIO campaign, an effort to fight for provisions in immigration reform legislation that would protect human rights, constitutional rights in immigration reform, including just border security and enforcement policies, workers rights, and alternatives to dentention.
      

    Immigration Reform 2013

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    Earlier this month, the Democratic Caucus introduced the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act to help move along calls for immigration reform. Rights Working Group (RWG) welcomes the introduction of this bill and the effort to get a real discussion on fair and humane immigration reform underway in the House. The bill reflects many aspects of the bi-partisan Senate bill on immigration reform, S. 744, but soundly rejects the Corker-Hoeven amendment, which was added to the bill shortly before it was passed by the Senate.

    Rights Working Group Welcomes Senate Gang's Immigration Reform Effort, Urges Strengthening of Racial Profiling Prohibition in the Bill

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

    April 17, 2013, Washington, D.C. -- The introduction of the bipartisan Gang of Eight’s bill that would establish a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants is a welcome first step in achieving much needed reforms of the immigration system.

    Twitter Handles for Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

    The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the CIR bill is set for Friday, April 19 at 10 am in Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building. Live-streamed links will be posted two hours before the start of the hearing.

    Let them know how you feel about the Senate Gang of Eight's comprehensive immigration reform bill. Twitter handles are below.