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May 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Racial-profiling allegations shared in Burlington to raise awareness of issue

As part of a national campaign to raise awareness, panelists in Burlington, Washington heard various examples of when people felt singled out or harassed for the way

they look.

By Sharon Pian Chan

BURLINGTON, Skagit County — Two days after a video was made public showing two Seattle police officers kicking a man, about 70 people…


Added by Dale Nienow on May 11, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

A hint of Arizona in D.C.'s approach to illegal immigrants

An article forwarded from Kwesi Rollins describing more consequences of the enforcement approach to immigration.

A hint of Arizona in D.C.'s approach to illegal immigrants

By Ron Hampton


Sunday, May 2, 2010; C05

The passage of Arizona's law targeting illegal immigrants should sound alarms all over the country. While many have denounced this law as overly harsh, it is a natural offshoot of a wave of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and… Continue

Added by Dale Nienow on May 7, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

CLE Team from Hawaii Sends Letter in Support of Colonia Streetlights!

After attending a policy field trip about Colonia residents organizing to get streetlights installed in their neighborhood, Kukui Maunakaea-Forth decided to take action! Along with several organizations that attended the CLE, Kukui sent a letter to County Judge Rene Ramirez and the County Commissioners to urge them to immediately release the authorized funds to install and maintain streetlights. The Hawaii CLE team will also be asking the Association of Hawaii Planners and the UCRC Board of… Continue

Added by Neha Singhal on May 5, 2010 at 10:49am — 2 Comments

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