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Rights Groups: Court Decision on SB1070 Expected To Spur Widespread Racial Profiling

[NOTE: NNIRR is a member of the Rights Working Group, which today issued this press release raising an alert about potential racial discrimination in Arizona due to the implementation of SB1070.]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Keith Rushing, Communications Manager, krushing@rightsworkinggroup, (p) 202.591.3305, (c) 202.557.4291 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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We Welcome Promise to Stop the Deportation of (Some) Young Immigrants: Safety and Security for All Immigrants Still a Dream

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

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Rights Working Group Releases Report Critical of NSEERS and Calls for Full Dismantling of Program

 

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Contact: Keith Rushing, Rights Working Group, Communications Manager, krushing@rightsworkinggroup.org, (p) 202.591.3305 (m) 202.557.4291 Read more >

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Indigenous Leaders and Academics request the Texas-Mexico Border Wall be reviewed by UN CERD (80th Session) under Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures

Indigenous leaders and faculty of the Human Rights Clinic, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and  Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan will give public statements and discuss the international and Indigenous law analysis of the Texas-Mexico Border Wall under the Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (80th Session). Read more >

Migrant Trail Bears Witness to Human Rights Crisis: 75-mile Trek Through Sonoran Desert Brings Attention to Migrant Deaths

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Rights Groups Call on Attorney General to Strengthen Racial Profiling Guidance

Rights Groups Continue to Call for Dismantling of NSEERS and Criticize Department of Homeland Security’s Refusal to Repudiate This Discriminatory Program and Provide Relief to Those Unjustly Profiled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:        Keith Rushing, Rights Working Group, 202.591.3305. Read more >

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