Posts tagged "profiling"

Undocumented Life: Parts of Arizona immigration law struck down, but "show me your papers" provision still stands

While Monday’s Supreme Court ruling struck down parts of Arizona’s punitive immigration bill, SB1070, it upheld what to many fighting for immigration reform and justice is the most troubling part of the law. The sections that were ruled unconstitutional had required immigrants to carry immigration papers at all times, banned undocumented immigrants from soliciting work... Read more »

McHenry County sued over detention following traffic stop

A McHenry County resident filed suit last week against the county and three sheriff’s deputies for allegedly questioning his immigration status and holding him in jail overnight despite proof of citizenship. The Chicago Reporter wrote about this issue in March/April 2009 issue. We found that a disproportionately high number of Latino immigrants in the six-county area... Read more »