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New York Drops Unit That Spied on Muslims

The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive program that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed files on where people ate, prayed and shopped, the department said. Read more >

House passes bill to crack down on 'sanctuary cities'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Thursday cracking down on "sanctuary cities" that shield residents from federal immigration authorities. Angry Democrats accused Republicans of aligning themselves with Donald Trump and his anti-immigrant views, and the White House threatened a veto. Read more >

New Report: Reform Alternatives to Immigrant Detention

Newark, NJ (July 3, 2012)—As the nation celebrates its independence, a new report serves as a chilling reminder of the unnecessary restrictions placed on the liberty of thousands of immigrants each day. Freed but not Free: A Report Examining the Current Use of Alternatives to Immigration Detention is the first report focused on shedding light on the flaws, inconsistencies, and human impact of current Alternative to Detention (ATD) programs in New Jersey and nationally.

U. S. Supreme Court: Local Police To Become the Frontline for ICE and Border Patrol

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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 >

We Welcome Promise to Stop the Deportation of (Some) Young Immigrants: Safety and Security for All Immigrants Still a Dream

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Information: Catherine Tactaquin, ctactaquin@nnirr.org Laura Rivas, lrivas@nnirr.org

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