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OPEN LETTER TO MEMBERS AND FRIENDS:

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Court Ruling Invites More Racial Profiling in Arizona

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NNIRR's Response to the US Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona's SB 1070: Read more >

Breaking it Down: Border Patrol Strategic Plan 2012 - 2016

On May 8th, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a new 5-year strategy on border control and enforcement, the first in eight years. It essentially ushers in a new era in immigration policing, including harsher and more aggressive prosecution for anyone who attempts to cross the border from Texas' Rio Grande Valley to San Diego, CA. Read more >

Alabama Update


Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice outside the state capitolAlabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice outside the state capitolFollowing Arizona's footsteps, Alabama passed the harshest anti-immigrant racial profiling law last summer, making it possible for police to stop, question, and detain anyone they believe to be "reasonably suspicious" of being in the country without legal status.

Supreme Court ruling on SB 1070

On Monday, June 25th, the Supreme Court struck down three of the four provisions challenged by the Obama administration establishing that immigration policy is the responsibility of the federal government and not the states.

Immigrants Cause Climate Change? CAPS Ads Blame Carbon Emissions on Immigration

The recent ads being run on TV stations such as MSNBC by Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS), is yet another attempt by the racist, right-wing, anti-immigrant movement to take a "hot" issue (pun intended) such as climate change and turn it into "flaming" anti-immigrant rhetoric: Read more >

OIG Reports on S-comm Miss the Point

On Friday, April 6th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released two reports that ultimately missed the point in addressing key concerns presented by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) in a request for an OIG investigation into the flawed and controversial "Secure Communities" deportation program.

Lofgren's request for an investigation came at the heels of massive outcry by grassroots groups and communities nationally due to the rampant rights violations and abuses caused by the detention & deportation dragnet. Read more >

NNIRR in Detroit

Black Migration and Immigration—Two Sides of the Same Coin