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An SPLC report found widespread disillusionment among foreign students who felt deceived and exploited by recruiters and employers. 

 

The Central American children arriving at the border are no threat to U.S. communities, and politicians should stop trying to stoke fear.

Right-wing pundits are jumping all over Attorney General Eric Holder for daring to suggest on Sunday that “racial animus” plays a role in the “level of vehemence” that’s been directed at President Obama. They’re denouncing him for “playing the race card” and “stoking racial divisions.” Who do they think they’re fooling? The rhetoric is what’s hateful. Calling people out for it is not.

As President Obama issues executive orders to fix parts of America’s broken immigration system, he should take steps to end abuse within the nation’s H-2 guest worker program.

After a rash of racist incidents in a small Washington town, the local school superintendent turned to the SPLC and its Teaching Tolerance project for help.

The Promise of the Civil Rights Act

07/02/2014

The SPLC founder reminds us that, 50 years after the enactment of the Civil Rights Act, the march for justice continues.

An SPLC outreach paralegal recounts her experience meeting a poultry worker forced to choose between her health and her job. 

An SPLC attorney recounts how she helped a student in Louisiana return to school following an expulsion. That student is now a high school graduate bound for college.

We’ve just received word that the Justice Department is reviving its domestic terrorism working group – a direct response to our concerns about the rise in far-right violence.

An SPLC legal intern working to end Florida’s race-based academic goals helps a class of 11th-graders express their feelings about an education system that holds them to a lower standard.