NC Sheriffs Use Justice Dept Funds to Attend FAIR Border School

North Carolina Sheriffs Terry Johnson (R-Alamance) and Sam Page (R-Rockingham) found a way around the denial of federal reimbursement funds for a “border school” in El Paso, Texas run by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), according to documents … Continued

Cross-Post: FAIR Misleads Sheriffs, Says ‘Border School’ OK’d by Feds

Targeting law enforcement for “lobbying” and influence has long been a goal of the Tanton Network and its various leadership. For example, Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies at the Tanton Network’s pseudo think-tank, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), … Continued


Cross-Post: Hatewatch’s Annual Smackdown Awards

Originally posted by Hatewatch on December 20th 2011. Another year, another horror. As we close out another 12 months of mayhem, criminal violence and just plain stupidity on the radical right, it’s time, once again, to compile our annual year-end … Continued

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Rise for Fourth Year in a Row

Originally posted on SPLC’s blog, Hatewatch, by Mark Potok on October 29, 2008 Hate crimes targeting Latinos increased again in 2007, capping a 40% rise in the four years since 2003, according to FBI statistics released earlier this week. As … Continued