“I’ve seen a lot in my life but to be degraded…not just stripped of my clothes, being stripped of my dignity, was what I had a problem with.” Kurdish American Karwan Abdul Kader was stopped and stripped by local law enforcement for no reason other than driving around in the wrong neighborhood. Watch stories like his in this powerful new documentary “Face The Truth: Racial Profiling Across America” showing the devastating impact of racial profiling on communities across our country, including the African American, Latino, Arab, Muslim and South Asian communities. The documentary accompanies a Rights Working Group report calling on the government to stop this unconstitutional and humiliating practice. Watch this video and take action to ensure that the U.S. government restores fair immigration and racial justice.
287G | Deportation | Detention | Due Process | Enforcement | Fair Day in Court | Family | Immigration | Race | Racial Profiling | Video | WomenEarly one morning, Maria—then nine months pregnant—and her family were stopped by the police for no discernible reason. At one of the most intimate moments of her life, Maria found a team of immigration agents—not her husband—by her side. Maria’s chilling story is the centerpiece of this powerful documentary depicting the reality of harsh immigration laws and post-9/11 racial … More »
287G | Deportation | Detention | Due Process | Enforcement | Fair Day in Court | Family | Immigration | Race | Racial Profiling | Video | WomenStories from around the country are revealing how recent laws such as Arizona’s SB 1070 and Alabama’s H.B. 56 are causing intense damage to families, communities and economies, with devastating consequences for immigrant women. These laws leave parents unable to protect their children. They force women to choose between the threat of an abusive husband and … More »
287G | Deportation | Detention | Due Process | Enforcement | Family | Race | Racial Profiling | Reproductive rights | Video | WomenJuana’s story is one of Breakthrough’s most shared and talked- about videos.
One day while driving in Tennessee — and while nine months pregnant — Juana was stopped for a supposed traffic violation (of which she was later cleared). Before she knew it, Juana, an immigrant from Mexico, found herself in jail awaiting possible detention. Then she … More »
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Sonia has worked so hard for this: a healthy family and a normal life in an average American town. But on a night that should have been like any other, she is forced to make an impossible choice that could shatter her family’s dreams forever. Keep your daughter safe — … More »