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Immigrants facing racial profiling by local police - Sheriff Arpaio says it all!


Do we want an immigration system that leads to racial profiling and fear politics?

From Restore Fairness blog


Obama Administration's Detention reforms will impact immigrant communities positively

Where will immigration detention be tomorrow?

We just received news that tomorrow (October 6th, 2009), there will be a media advisory featuring Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Assistant Secretary John Morton announcing new immigration detention reforms.


Is forcing American Apparel to lay off workers a replacement for raids?

From the Restore Fairness blog

I am deeply disappointed that the Obama administration has failed to bring about immigration reform. Whereas I know he has the intention to do so, getting the job done is another story.


The life of an 88 year old Chinese American man tells us more about immigration than we can imagine

From the Restore Fairness blog:

Even as we skirt the issue of immigration, our museums and movies are seeing to it’s life and soul. A network of 13 U.S. museums has hit upon a unique idea - to craft a new vision of immigration in locations connected to history by understanding how previous generations have faced and tackled these issues before us.


Mallika Dutt is honored with the American Courage Award by the Asian American Justice Center

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We’re excited to announce that our Executive Director, Mallika Dutt, is being honored with the American Courage Award by the Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), one of the nations leading civil rights organizations. This award goes to an individual who has shown extraordinary courage or commitment to the cause of civil rights.


When religion and immigration say hello

While at the Detention Watch Network conference to attack the detention crisis head-on (its more than 400,000 detainees a year – when will it stop growing?), I have met a number of faith-based organizations that are doing incredible work in their communities to advocate for fair and just immigration.


What about illegal do you understand?

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Fresh off the press is Colorlines superb video with Rinku Sen dissecting why our conversation around immigration is so often driven to extremes. Taking the term 'illegal' to task, Rinku shows us how we need to re-examine our stereotypes and the reasons we have grown immune to the hostilities directed at immigrants.