Statements to Congress – MARCH/APRIL 2012

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Statements to Congress – MARCH/APRIL 2012

Hearing on Ending Racial Profiling in America
Addressed to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constituion, Civil Rights and Human Rights
By AI Justice Executive Director Cheryl Little, Esq.
April 17, 2012
We believe that racial profiling is happening in our communities on a regular basis. In our work to further immigrants’ rights, we often encounter individuals who have suffered the indignities of apparent racial profiling. Stories of abuse stemming from apparent profiling abound in Southern Florida… Click Here to Continue Reading

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Holiday on ICE: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s New Immigration Detention Standards
Addressed to the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
By AI Justice Executive Director Cheryl Little, Esq.
March 28, 2012
This statement includes information from AI Justice reports that span more than two decades as well as significant new accounts. It is based on hundreds of interviews with detainees, AI Justice’s own observations, medical and detention records, and conversations with jail and immigration officials… Click Here to Continue Reading

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A Brutal Rape
Addressed to the the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
By M.C. (AI Justice Client)
March 26, 2012
Statement for the Record…Click Here to Read

 

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