Ramiro Gomez says he’s wanted to place his cardboard paintings of Latino domestic workers and gardeners in front of locations that President Obama has visited but it’s just never worked out. But this time around it was different. Obama is expected to arrive in Los Angeles Thursday evening to attend a fundraiser at George Clooney’s…
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The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights calls to end roadblocks associated with racial profiling in immigrant communities.
What: Press Conference Before Meeting with Fairburn Police Department
When: Monday, May 14th 1:00 pm
Where: 191 South West Broad St. Fairburn, Ga. 30213
Who: CPG, Fayetteville Community and the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR)
Recent activation of 287(g) agreements, Se Communities, and HB87, that merge local police with complex federal immigration authorities has led to an increase in racial profiling and discrimination in law enforcement practices.
In Fayetteville, community members will be meeting with Fairburn Police Chief James McCarthy on Monday the 14th to call for an end to roadblocks they describe as focal points of discrimination.
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A Quick Guide to Racial Profiling for Sheriff Arpaio.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed its lawsuit against Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio Thursday and the first and most obvious question is: What took you so long? If you’ve lived in Arizona for any amount of time you KNEW that Arpaio would not cooperate voluntarily. It’s not his nature. He’s been the elected potentate of a sheriff’s department for