On February 22, two Indian American immigrants were targeted and shot in a bar in Olathe, Kansas, and one of them was killed. A third man was shot trying to stop the shooter. The shooter reportedly yelled “get out of my country” and thought his victims were “Middle Eastern.&rdquo. This horrible tragedy comes on the heels of months of racist...
On Tuesday, February 21, the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) set forward a proposal to collect private social media information from Chinese visitors entering the U.S. on tourist and business visas.
In response to the breaking news that Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly unveiled new FAQs and policy memos aimed at detaining and deporting many more immigrants living in the U.S. regardless of their ties to communities, Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, issues the following statement:
LOS ANGELES — Yesterday, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Senator David Perdue (R-GA) filed a bill called the RAISE Act that would upend the immigration system to further a white nationalist agenda and move the country in the wrong direction.
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