Major provisions of South Carolina’s vicious anti-immigrant law will be permanently blocked as part of a settlement announced today.

Children at a juvenile detention facility in Mississippi continue to face abuse and neglect despite a court agreement requiring broad reforms, prompting the SPLC today to ask a federal judge to hold officials in Hinds County in contempt.

The SPLC has obtained exclusive audio of an Arizona legislator mocking Latinos and other minorities with racially charged jokes at a recent roast of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at the Western Conservative Conference.

The number of far-right extremist groups fell significantly in 2013 for the first time in a decade, the SPLC found in its annual count, released today. But with a total of more than 2,000 groups, the radical right remains at historically high levels.

As Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer decides this week whether to veto a bill allowing business owners to deny service to LGBT customers because of their own religious beliefs, I’m reminded of an earlier era when a similar form of discrimination was rampant.

The SPLC and other civil rights groups are asking the Justice Department to investigate school districts where immigrant children were turned away because of their limited English proficiency, age or national origin.
An SPLC lawsuit seeks to overturn Alabama laws that prevent the recognition of legal, same-sex marriages from other states.
A new SPLC report finds that many foreign students lured to the U.S. as part of a “cultural exchange program” are being deceived by recruiters and exploited by employers seeking cheap, vulnerable labor but offering few cultural opportunities.

A federal appeals court’s ruling today may lead to higher wages for foreign guest workers and will help prevent employers from undercutting U.S. workers by paying lower wages to foreign laborers.

The "standards" for immigration reform offered by Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives today fail to offer any serious proposals to fix the nation’s broken immigration system.