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As Critics United, Stalled Battle Against Frisking Tactic Took Off

The New York Times - August 13, 2013, by J. David Goodman - As the Police Department performed a mounting number of stops on New York streets, voices of opposition, slow and scattershot,...

08/13/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

Racial Discrimination in Stop-and-Frisk

The New York Times - August 12, 2013, Editorial - Judge Shira Scheindlin of Federal District Court in New York upheld the bedrock principle of individual liberty on Monday when she ruled that...

08/12/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

The Workers Defense Project, a Union in Spirit

The New York Times - August 10, 2013, by Steven Greenhouse - Like most construction workers who come to see Patricia Zavala, the two dozen men who crowded into her office in Austin, Tex.,...

08/10/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Report: Language access isn’t great

Capitol Confidential – August 7, 2013, by Jimmy Vielkind - Several immigrant advocacy groups released a report this week saying it’s still difficult to get access to government services in...

08/7/2013 | Expanding Opportunity in Suffolk County, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Lingo still a barrier to relief

Times Union – August 7, 2013, by Jimmy Vielkind - Immigrant advocacy groups say it remains difficult to get access to government services in languages other than English — nearly two years after...

08/7/2013 | Expanding Opportunity in Suffolk County, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Language access order faces hurdles in implementation

Epoch Times – August 5, 2013, by Genevieve Belmaker - New York State residents with limited English language proficiency still face problems with access to government services, according to a new...

08/5/2013 | Expanding Opportunity in Suffolk County, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Hispanos afrontan barreras de idioma en NY, según informe

El Diario – August 5, 2013, by Ruth E. Hernández - Las agencias del Gobierno estatal de Nueva York tienen importantes carencias a la hora de facilitar el acceso a sus servicios a los más de $2...

08/5/2013 | Expanding Opportunity in Suffolk County, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Rally calling for immigration reform include scores of undocumented immigrants

Penn Live – August 5, 2013, by Ivy DeJesus - Close to 100 protesters rallied on Monday within ear shot of a political event in Harrisburg headlined by House Speaker John Boehner and...

08/5/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense, Expanding Municipal ID Cards, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Richmond adopts eminent domain mortgage plan

Richmond is adopting a plan to take over underwater mortgages that would invoke the city’s eminent domain powers if necessary.

The city will be the first in the nation to formally adopt the...

07/30/2013 | Advocating for Housing Justice, Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

A City Invokes Seizure Laws to Save Homes

The power of eminent domain has traditionally worked against homeowners, who can be forced to sell their property to make way for a new highway or shopping mall. But now the working-class city of...

07/29/2013 | Advocating for Housing Justice, Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

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