"The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice has an office dedicated to ensuring that employers do not discriminate against individuals who are permitted to work in the U.S., including DACA recipients who have been granted work-authorization...
Andrew Free writes - "See ... today's decision from Judge John S. Bryant, a Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Tennessee. The Court previously granted Plaintiffs' motion for a protective order regarding their immigration status and...
"Twenty-three immigrant women workers who challenged English proficiency
tests announced a settlement in their landmark federal civil rights case
against a major multinational corporation. In the course of two trips
to the U.S. Supreme Court...
USCCR, Sept. 8, 2017 - "The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, disapproves of President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The decision is a step backward for our country...
SPLC, May 21, 2013 : " A coalition of some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms today began filing a series of federal lawsuits to prosecute multiple human trafficking and racketeering allegations against a Gulf Coast marine services...
"The assistant attorney general for the civil rights division of the
U.S. Department of Justice was in Birmingham tonight to urge people to
report possible civil rights violations stemming from Alabama's new
DHS, June 10, 2016 - "Highlights of CRCL’s key accomplishments during FY 2015 include:
• Facilitating Engagement with Diverse Communities for DHS Senior Leadership; • Ensuring that Recipients of DHS Financial Assistance Comply...
"Apparently, Alabama lawmakers felt they hadn't gone far enough last
year when they enacted the most draconian immigration law in the nation,
which, among other things, required schools to determine the
immigration status of their students...
"Opponents of Alabama's stringent
immigration law said their next phase of attack will include a new legal challenge and a
"public education" campaign targeting the state's tourism and auto industries. Wade Henderson, CEO of the...
"This essay contends that the civil rights implications for immigrants
and Latinos raised by the state immigration laws are in many respects
similar to the civil rights issues raised by Jim Crow for
African-Americans. This is true even though...
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Apr. 24, 2017 - "Stationing ICE agents in local courthouses instills needless additional fear and anxiety within immigrant communities, discourages interacting with the judicial system, and endangers the safety of...
"Justice Department officials met with civic and religious leaders in Alabama Friday morning. Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez told reporters that local
leaders are concerned about reports of increased bullying in schools and
a large absence...
Natalie Bruzda, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Feb. 6, 2017 - "Future decisions by the Trump administration on immigration enforcement could signal the next civil rights movement, a Cornell Law School professor told journalists Friday at an Education...
"Scott Douglas, director of Greater Birmingham Ministries, a group that
advocates for equal justice issues, said the outcry coming from Blacks,
Whites, and Latinos against the new law is reactivating a civil rights
movement that was born in...
"The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with Centerplate Inc., resolving allegations that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Centerplate, based in Spartanburg...