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Didn’t Target Latinos, Officer Insists at Profiling Trial

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 3, 2009 - 10:07 am

A federal racial-profiling trial ended with the testimony of the assistant police chief, who denied that he has ever singled out Hispanic motorists for traffic citations.
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Nashville Council Votes to Keep Immigration-Check Program at Jail

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 27, 2009 - 9:46 am

Metro Council voted to extend an agreement with the federal government that allows the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office to check the immigration status of people who come through the county jail.
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Immigrant Activists Urge CNN to Drop Dobbs

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 27, 2009 - 9:42 am

Immigrant leaders in Chicago on Wednesday urged CNN to pull the plug on host Lou Dobbs, arguing that his prime-time television show spreads myths and misinformation about Latinos, especially Mexicans.
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Five Face Trial in Beating Death of Guatemalan Immigrant

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 27, 2009 - 9:39 am

A murder conviction would put five young men accused of robbing and brutally beating a Guatemalan immigrant behind bars for at least 30 years.
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Hotel Owner Tells Latino Workers to Change Names

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 27, 2009 - 9:35 am

Larry Whitten forbade the Hispanic workers at the run-down, Southwestern adobe-style hotel from speaking Spanish in his presence (he thought they’d be talking about him), and ordered some to Anglicize their names.
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Drivers Ticketed for Not Speaking English; Chief Apologizes

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 27, 2009 - 9:32 am

Dallas police wrongly ticketed at least 39 drivers for not speaking English over the last three years.
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Defiant Sheriff Launches Yet Another Anti-Immigrant Sweep

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 20, 2009 - 9:17 am

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is the only law-enforcement agency in the country to lose its authority to enforce federal immigration laws on the street under a revamped and controversial program that lets local and state agencies act as immigration officers.
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White Supremacist Gets 21-Year Sentence for Manslaughter

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 20, 2009 - 9:15 am

Christopher Fulmer was sentenced to 21 years in state prison for the death of a Hispanic man. Fulmer has a swastika tattoo and belongs to a hate group.
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Man Pleads Guilty in Anti-Latino Shooting, Arson

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 20, 2009 - 9:11 am

A Lecompte man pleaded guilty to firing three shots from a shotgun at the home of three Hispanic men and, after they fled, entering the home and setting a fire that burned it to the ground.
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Mexican Immigrant Severely Injured in Hate Attack

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on October 20, 2009 - 9:09 am

Mario Vera Rivera was beaten by three black men who called him “mojado,” or wetback, and told him, “You don’t belong here!…Get out of here!” Vera suffered traumatic brain injury and cannot speak nor remember his family.
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