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DOJ Settles with West Virginia to Assure Students Receive English Language Classes

The Justice Department reached a settlement agreement yesterday with the Mercer County School District in West Virginia. continue reading »

East Haven Mayor Thinks Eating Tacos Equals Reaching Out to Latinos; RI4A Delivers 500 of Them

They’re calling it Taco-Gate. Here’s the story: on Tuesday, the FBI arrested four East Haven Police Department officers and charged them with conspiracy, false arrest, excessive force, and obstruction of justice. Over many years, it seems, these officers have been abusing minorities, especially Hispanics, and then trying to cover it up. According to. continue reading »

East Haven, CT Police Chief Retires Amid Allegations of Latino Abuse

The chief of a Connecticut police department accused of mistreating Latinos and immigrants will retire, East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. said Monday. continue reading »

Latino Student Stabbed to Death in School, Allegedly While Having Racial Slurs Yelled at Him

New Mexico authorities are reporting the stabbing death of 17-year old Jose de la Paz at the local Cesar Chavez Community Charter High School yesterday allegedly by another teen screaming racial slurs. continue reading »

Remembering Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a Dream’ Speech (VIDEO)

As the nations celebrate all the good Martin Luther King did, what better way to remember him then through his 'I Have a Dream Speech.' The speech was given on August 28, 1963 at a march on Washington D.C. continue reading »

REPORT:  Martin Luther King’s Dream of Racial Equality Not Happening

The last thirty years of public policy have not produced significant progress toward Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of racial equality. continue reading »

National Hispanic Media Coalition Documenting Clear Channel’s ‘Hate Radio’ Program

The National Hispanic Coalition to the Media ( NHMC for its acronym in English) has just published "Hate American Radio: How a powerful vehicle for democratic discourse continue reading »

Ron Paul Flunks the R (Racism) Test, For Good Reason

Things got worse for GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul when his rival Newt Gingrich recently called him out for purportedly using racially inflammatory language in official fundraising newsletters during the 1990s. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrants Under Siege on Multiple Fronts

Undocumented immigrants in the United States will end 2011 facing more deportations, fewer jobs and the endless uncertainty about whether Congress will approve laws that allow them come out of the shadows. Though several Democratic leaders in the Senate say there are "glimmers of hope" in a presidential electoral year for some part of a comprehensive immigration reform to be enacted, what is certain is that 2011 saw a relentless siege against those living in the country illegally. continue reading »

Federal Judge to Hear Arguments on S. Carolina Anti-Immigrant Bill SB 20

A federal judge on Monday will hear arguments for and against South Carolina's tough new immigration law while pro-immigrant groups gather and pray that the measure will not enter into force on Jan. 1. In a courtroom in the federal courthouse in Charleston, Judge Richard Gergel, continue reading »

ICE Letter to Maricopa County Outlining Details of Response to Charges of Discrimination

Attached is a letter from John Morton to Maricopa County outlining DHS responses to the DOJ report. continue reading »

UPDATE: American Heritage Dictionary Responds to “Anchor Baby” Definition Criticism

the executive editor of the dictionary has agreed to revise the definition of to reflect the derogatory nature of the term. In conversations with Mary Giovagnoli, Director of the Immigration Policy Center, Executive Editor Steven Kleinedler continue reading »

Say What? “Anchor Baby” Added to New American Heritage Dictionary

Say What? We can think of many other words and phrases to add to the dictionary than this unfounded and racist agenda. Can YOU? The degree to which the immigration debate has coarsened over the last few years is no more evident than in the pages of the recently released fifth continue reading »

FBI Report: In 2010, Nearly 70% of Hate Crimes Based on Ethnicity Were Against Hispanics

According to this year’s edition of the FBI's annual Hate Crime Statistics report, nearly 67 percent of victims of ethnicity-based hate crimes in 2010 were Hispanic. continue reading »

Hate Crime Rates Remain Steady, Race Hate Crimes Are Majority Reported

Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released Hate Crime Statistics, 2010 based on information submitted by law enforcement agencies throughout the continue reading »

UCLA Releases Radio Hate Speech Study

Scholars at UCLA released Tuesday the results of Quantifying Hate Speech on Commercial Talk Radio, a study analyzing content that denigrates vulnerable communities. continue reading »

Fox Again Promotes AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu And His Anti-Immigrant Views

News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch has claimed that Fox News is not "anti-immigrant," a statement seemingly contradicted by near-daily segments on the network portraying immigrants in a negative light. Fox even goes as far as to support politicians with clearly anti-immigrant views. continue reading »

Man Sentenced to Jail for Racism Against Brazilian Indians

A man has been sentenced to jail in Brazil for racism against indigenous people, having described them as ‘vagrants’ and ‘tramps’ in a newspaper article. The article says of indigenous people, including the Guarani Indians, ‘They take possession of the land like true vandals’. continue reading »

Little Vil:  Who Splashed Black Paint on our Mural? Who Did This Disgraceful Act?

At a time when Mexicans and Latinos should celebrate our history, culture and accomplishments during Hispanic Heritage Month [Sept. 15-Oct. 15]; some ignoramus vandalized the Manuel Perez Jr. Memorial Plaza mural. The mural, located in the heart of the Mexican community of Little Village, depicts Mexican heroes who should be held in the highest regard and honored by the Mexican/Latino community. continue reading »

DHL Sued by U.S. Government for Harrassing and Intimidating Hispanic Workers

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced today that it has filed suit against DHL Global Forwarding for subjecting a class of Hispanic employees to continue reading »