Press Releases


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


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

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Tampa Event Geared to Immigrant Detention

Civil Rights at Stake in Supreme Court Hearing

Ultimate Court Ruling on Constitutionality of SB 1070 Will Impact Civil Rights for All Read more >

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Detention Watch Network Deplores Latest Anti-Immigrant Hearing in Congress

Immigration Enforcement Results in Widespread and Systemic Human Rights Abuses, says New Amnesty International Report


Human Rights Organization Reveals Barriers Faced by Immigrant Victims of Crime, Identifies Indigenous and Latino Communities and People of Color Among Those Targeted in Discriminatory Practices Read more >

SB 1070 Must Be Blocked Entirely: Human Rights Group Calls for More Action to Dismantle SB 1070

Coalición de Derechos Humanos applauds U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton's ruling Wednesday to block the day labor sections of Arizona's racist, anti-immigrant law known as Senate Bill (SB) 1070. Read more >

Communities on Mexican and Canadian Borders Join Efforts to End Border Patrol Abuse

Southern and Northern Border advocates mark a year after Alex Martínez, a US Citizen was gunned down by Border Patrol in WA

Contact: Ricardo Favela, Southern Border Communities Coalition, Communications Coordinator, (760) 468‐519 Read more >

New ICE Data Provides Information on Every Immigration Detainer Issued Between 2007 to 2010