Federal Immigration Law Enforcement in the Southwest: Civil Rights Impacts on Border Communities

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DIANE Publishing, 1997 - Civil rights - 125 pages

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Page 118 - Appraise Federal laws and policies with respect to the denial of equal protection of the laws because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, or in the administration of justice...
Page 5 - Our investigations reveal that Mexican American citizens are subject to unduly harsh treatment by law enforcement officers, that they are often arrested on insufficient grounds, receive physical and verbal abuse, and penalties which are disproportionately severe.
Page 9 - Europe, has cooperative relations with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States, and has observer status with the Organization of African Unity.
Page 55 - Procedures should be established to enable undocumented immigrants to file complaints against INS and Customs agents without fear of reprisal. A. The public should be effectively informed of its right to file complaints against INS and Customs abuse. All INS and Customs personnel should be fully familiar with the complaint process.
Page 120 - The Natural Resources Defense Council, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Education Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Legal Aid Society of Alameda County, California, won an out-of-court settlement worth $15 million to $20 million for a blood lead-testing program.
Page 24 - ... litany of reported Border Patrol misdeeds, The Times examined internal documents, federal reports and court files, and conducted more than 1 00 interviews in the United States arid Mexico — including interviews with more than 50 Border Patrol agents and officials The investigation found that: • The Border Patrol hires agents with dubious pasts, including criminal records and checkered careers with police agencies and the military. Pressures to rush agents to the international line exacerbate...
Page 54 - We do not have very useful data at this point on how the INS disciplines its employees in response to our investigations or those of others."130 Inspector General Hankinson added that, "...INS* treatment of misconduct is spotty.
Page 25 - ...INS* treatment of misconduct is spotty. Whether action is taken, and the severity of the punishment, if any, seems to be uneven and sometimes happenstance."131 The disciplinary sanctions imposed can be grossly disproportionate to abuses committed.
Page 120 - Mr. Les Jin, Staff Director US Commission on Civil Rights 624 9th Street NW Washington. DC 20001 July 2, 2001 Dear Las: I am writing in response to your memorandum dated June 29th which I received today by facsimile. In it you state: 'As the Commission agreed, before it [the dissent) can be placed on the web site. Dr. Lichtman's analysis must be concluded...

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