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Immigrant Rights Coalition welcomes Alameda County Sheriff Ahern’s decision to end his office’s unconstitutional and unjust compliance with ICE immigration holds

OAKLAND, CA —  Today, Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern announced that he would completely stop holding people in jail for extra time under unconstitutional and unjust immigration " Read more >

In Response to Disbanding of NYPD “Demographics Unit”, Communities Acknowledge Symbolic Step, but Await Real Change

The Demographics Unit mapped every aspect of the lives of NYC Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian Communities, but questions about the actual practices still remain Read more >

U.S. Government violates rights of Lipan Apache Peoples at the U.S.-Mexico Border

AUSTIN, Texas – The Human Rights Clinic at The University of Texas School of Law have announced that the Ndé Peoples (‘Lipan Apache’; Lipan Apache Band of Texas), indigenous peoples living and from the border area, have had their rights systematically violated by the United States government. The Clinic reports that U.S. Read more >

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Migrant Killed by Border Patrol in San Diego

Agent fails to use non-lethal force in alleged rock throwing incident Read more >

Migrant Rights Advocates Converge in New York During UN Session

Migrant Rights Advocates Converge in New York to Urge UN to Support Human Rights for Migrants, End Global Criminalization Programs  Read more >

Senate Immigration Bill Dashes Hopes for Fair, Just Reform

'Border surge' approval further threatens border communities, migrant safety and well-being Read more >

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Day Four Recap: More Than 165 Amendments Considered To Immigration Bill

May 21, 2013

From The Senate Judiciary Committee Majority Staff
S. 744: The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
Day Four Recap: More Than 165 Amendments Considered to Immigration Bill
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Day Three Recap: SJC Makes Inroads In Consideration Of CIR

May 16, 2013

From The Senate Judiciary Committee Majority Staff
S. 744: The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
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An Open Letter to the Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Support of Fair and Just Immigration Reform

Over 700 groups and individuals call on senators to commit to human rights, fairness and justice as mark-up of S. 744 continues this week

As the Senate Judiciary Committee continues its deliberations on the immigration reform bill, over 700 organizations and individuals have joined with the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights to urge the committee members to commit to human rights, fairness and justice in immigration policy. Read more >

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