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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level County, State
State(s) All States
Source National Center for Transgender Equality
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety, Health
Among a transgender population that is already marginalized, transgender immigrants face even higher risks of discrimination and violence in employment, housing, health care, when seeking services, and even in their own home. Trans immigrants often have limited support systems, and...

Type Ordinance
Year 2003
Level City or Town
State(s) West Virginia
Source Defending RIghts and Dissent
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Civil Rights
This ordinance of the Council amends, modifies, and re-enacts Article 99 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Huntington, as Revised, Concerning People's Bill of Rights, codifying: rights related to bearing arms, free speech, due process, and privacy; and the prohibition of unconstitutional...

Type Model Law
Year 2004
Level City or Town
State(s) -
Source National Employment Law Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance
This model ordinance/executive order prohibits agencies, officers, or employees from inquiring about the immigration status of any individual applying for or receiving any service of benefit, on behalf of oneself or another, unless immigration status information is specifically required...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level State
State(s) Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania
Source People's Action
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Community Development
U.S. Gallup polls indicate that individuals living in rural and small-town communities have a hostile view towards immigrants in the United States. In 2019 People’s Action launched a campaign in Michigan, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania with the goal of “building a bigger we”, or...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town, National
State(s) All States
Source Faith in Action
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Spaces, Public Safety
Sanctuary is a tool that provides a place of refuge and safety to those facing deportation. This report provides a brief history of the Sanctuary movement and outlines the resurgence of the Sanctuary movement under the Trump Administration. Additionally, this report calls for the...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, State, National
State(s) All States
Source Immigrant Defense Project
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety, Data & Technology
Smart borders involve the expanded use of surveillance and monitoring technologies including cameras, drones, biometrics, and motion sensors to stop unwanted migration and track migrants. This report details some of the more prominent deployments of smart-border technologies. Beyond...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level City or Town, State, National
State(s) All States
Source Corporation for a Skilled Workforce
Policy Areas Education
Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of America’s population, though many lack the necessary skills and education to meet the demands of industry and earn family sustaining wages. This report provides recommendations that can be taken in order to bridge the skills gap. These recommendations...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source American Immigration Law Foundation Immigration Policy Center
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Housing, Public Safety
This report examines current trends in local enforcement of immigration law to deconstruct the myth of sanctuary cities....

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2010
Level Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) All States
Source Immigrant Defense Project
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Housing, Public Safety, Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This fact sheet outlines the constitutional, statutory, and ethical reasons that judges should not solicit or otherwise require defendants to disclose, orally or in writing, their citizenship/immigration status when that status is not a material element of the offense with which they...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2007
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Corporation for a Skilled Workforce
Policy Areas Education
In spite of overwhelming odds, some immigrants with minimal academic credentials are finding their way to college, entering post-secondary programs and earning credentials that provide them with the skills required to get and keep good jobs. They are doing so with the assistance of...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town, State, National
State(s) All States
Source Faith in Action
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Public Safety
One of the many ways to help a person facing deportation is to lift up their case publicly. The major organizing objectives of publicly lifting up an individual case are to connect the individual person’s imminent deportation and story to the larger local, regional and national immigration...

Type Ordinance
Year 2003
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Arcata City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Housing, Public Safety
This ordinance prohibits City employees from engaging in or permitting unlawful detentions or profiling based on race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or political or religious association. It also prohibits them from cooperating with investigations, interrogations,...

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