Research Reports

April 13, 2006

2001-2004: A timeline of major events and policies affecting immigrants and civil liberties. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Bill Ong Hing. In the post-Sept. 11 era, state and local governments are being forced to choose sides on the immigrant rights debate.  Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Suleman Din. The lasting effects of the FBI’s anti-terror campaign in Jersey City have local residents, prosecutors and agents wondering where to draw the line. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Evalyn Tennant. What can the immigrant rights agenda learn from the Free South Africa Movement? Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Will Pittz. In Mattawa, Washington, 46 Latina daycare providers face jail and deportation after local prejudice, backed by government authorities, led to raids and bizarre accusations of fraud. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Gabrielle Banks. There is a pattern here. Immigrants have been unjustifiably and illegally targeted by the U.S. government in response to national crises across the decades. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Gabrielle Banks. The deaths of 17 migrants in an overheated semi trailer brought on a bout of political hand-wringing. But what will escalating atrocities at the border mean for long-term change to enforcement policies? Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Tram Nguyen. Cambodians convicted of felonies have spent years in indefinite INS detention. In March, the U.S. government struck a deal to repatriate them to Cambodia. Now 1,500 Cambodian Americans await deportation. What happens next? Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Silja J.A. Talvi. Immigrants and communities of color have faced the brunt of hate crimes, raids, and detentions since 9/11. But in Washington State, organizing efforts of the Hate Free Zone campaign have made it possible for those under attack to regain dignity and hope. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Tram Nguyen, ColorLines Executive Editor. Before the 9/11 round-ups, INS detention had already grown into a system handling 150,000 immigrants a year. Tram Nguyen looks for the connections. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By William Pittz. Refugee policy is dictated by political objectives, not humanitarian principles. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Nicole Davis. "Before September 11 we had almost succeeded in eliminating racial profiling, After September 11, it’s a whole new world," says Michel Shehadeh of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC).  Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Hatem Abudayyeh. As reported incidents of hate crimes began to file in after September 11, Arab Americans and Muslims living in Chicago braced themselves for the anticipated climate of discrimination and violence.  Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

New York groups fight cutbacks to their communities, by Hannan Adely. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

By Samantha Chanse. "You strike a match and everything goes up in flames," says Pramila Jayapal who heads the Hate Free Zone Campaign of Washington. "That’s what 9/11 felt like to me... Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

by Francis Calpotura. Millicent Bowden immigrated from Belize with her seven-year-old daughter in 1981 to the Bronx. She joined Mothers on the Move (MOM), a community organization based in her neighborhood, during a campaign to get slumlords to fix their buildings. It has been years since she thought of going back to Belize. After the events of September 11, Millie is seriously considering that option. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 13, 2006

Complete text of ad placed in the New York Times by the Applied Research Center on February 24, 1999

April 13, 2006

Testing, Tracking, and Students of Color in U.S Public Schools © Applied Research Center, February 1999. Principal Researchers: Rebecca Gordon & Libero Della Piana. Additional research by: Phyllida Burlingame, Akilah Monifa & Oliver Wang.

April 13, 2006

How California Teaching Policies Aggravate Racial Inequality in Public Schools. © Applied Research Center, August 1999. Principal Researchers: Terry Keleher, Libero Della Piana & Manijeh Fat.

April 13, 2006

California School Vouchers Will Increase Racial Inequality by Tammy Johnson, Libero Della Piana and Phyllida Burlingamea. A publication of the Applied Research Center, Oakland, CA October, 2000.