Topic: Documented / Undocumented
Over 70 other civil society organizations are raising serious concerns about five nominees for lifetime seats in the federal judiciary who have dangerous records on immigrants’ rights.
Press-Freedom, Civil-Rights, Civil-Liberties Groups Call on ICE to Immediately Release Detained Journalist Manuel Duran Ortega
The Memphis police arrested Duran on April 3 while he was covering a local protest over the targeting of undocumented immigrants by local and federal law-enforcement agencies.
Last night, the Oakland City Council voted to formally end all law enforcement cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and its parent agency Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Groups seek oversight of NYPD Strategic Response Group’s role in abusive and repressive protest policing and conflation of “anti-terror” and protest
Following the rough policing of an immigration-related protest on Thursday and prior protests in NYC where protesters were subjected to abusive treatment and tactics, a number of civil rights, legal and other organizations called for the City Council to hold an oversight hearing into the policing of protests.
Protesting is an appropriate and essential way for noncitizens to confront the harsh treatment they are experiencing in detention centers, bring awareness to the issue, and seek to change it.
Oakland has been a “sanctuary city,” but the label didn’t mean much because the city still had an agreement with ICE to allow its police officers to cooperate with the federal agency.
After nearly four months of advocacy, supporters of the Fostering Community Trust ordinance erupted in applause after a majority of City Councilmembers raised their hands in favor of the measure, which enshrines an unwritten Rockville City Police (RPD) policy into law.
REAL ID threatens privacy, creates bureaucratic chaos, costs a fortune, and doesn’t do what it purports to do. More than nine states haven’t embraced REAL ID yet, and we can see why.
HB-1134 sought to take Colorado backwards by re-instating “show-me your papers” legislation in the state and punishing local Sheriffs and County officials that are protecting the constitutional rights of all Coloradans by refusing to hold people for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) without judicially approved warrants.