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DOJ Letter to Alabama School Districts: Children Deserve Equal Access to Public Education

"Today, the Justice Department issued a letter to Alabama school districts reminding them of their obligation under federal law that a state may not deny a child equal access to public education based on his or her immigration status. The department also requested information regarding enrollment...

DOJ warns Alabama: no discrimination against Latinos

"The Justice Department has sent a letter to Alabama police agencies warning them not discriminate against Latinos as they enforce the state’s tough new immigration law." - Associated Press, Dec. 6, 2011 .

Correct the Record, Rights Groups Say After DoJ Admits Mistake

"Immigrant rights groups asked the Supreme Court Friday to withdraw parts of a 2009 ruling that relied on erroneous information supplied by the Justice Department, saying that lower courts would continue to be misled unless the official record was corrected. As reported in The Wall Street...

170 Groups Tell DOJ To End Criminal Prosecution of Refugees at Border - Law360

Law360, July 30, 2015 - "More than 170 civil rights, human rights and faith-based groups urged the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday to stop criminally prosecuting immigrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum, saying the prosecutions almost exclusively target Latinos and are...