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Immigrant Justice
Active Case

Date Filed

April 13, 2018

On April 3, 2018, journalist Manuel Duran was unlawfully arrested by Memphis police while reporting live at a peaceful demonstration connected with the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Even after the charges were dropped, local officials handed him over to U.S...

News
April 10, 2018

The SPLC is preparing to provide legal representation to approximately 50 people who were arrested at a meatpacking plant in Bean Station, Tennessee, in the largest workplace immigration raid since the George W. Bush administration.

Criminal Justice Reform
Immigrant Justice
Active Case

Date Filed

April 04, 2018

After the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) violated the Constitution by blocking immigrants in isolated civil immigration prisons from accessing lawyers, the SPLC filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the agency and other high-level federal officials.

The federal lawsuit...

Publication
March 08, 2018

When the immigrant community fears that contact with local police could lead to deportation, they don’t report crimes, provide witness testimony, or otherwise interact with local police, leaving cities less safe. 

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