Posts Tagged as ‘287g’

Meet the 4 million women you should thank for your Thanksgiving meal

From our Restore Fairness blog- They’re the backbone of our food supply. Their hands sliced the chicken breast we had for lunch. Their sweat brought the fresh tomato to our plates. Their backs bent to pick the lettuce in our salads. They are America’s undocumented workers. Every day, on farms and factories across America, millions [...]

November 23, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: What in the world is 287(g)?

Have you heard of 287(g)? In talking about immigration, the laws and terms are sticky, sometimes confusing, and this is no exception. A program called 287(g) gives local police the same power as federal immigration authorities. Right- it’s confusing. But you need to know what this 3-number-1 letter program is, because it’s causing a whole [...]

September 8, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: RT@kyledeb sign to tell Napolitano enough with the terrorist migration enforcement policy!

We posted today that yesterday, our Executive Director, Mallika Dutt, spoke to Janet Napolitano from DHS, about due process, racial profiling and 287g in immigration reform.  Now, look at this tweet from our friend @kyledeb on a petition from our friends at America’s Voice. RT @kyledeb Sign this petition to tell Janet Napolitano enough with the terrorist [...]

July 30, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Mallika Dutt asks Janet Napolitano about due process, racial profiling and 287g in immigration reform

Just yesterday, our Executive Director, Mallika Dutt, posed a question to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano during her briefing in NYC on “Protecting Against Terrorist Attacks in a Networked World.” Read Mallika’s question and Napolitano’s response below: QUESTIONER:  We were delighted when you were appointed DHS secretary, and we’re disappointed with the expansion of enforcement mechanisms that [...]

July 30, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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