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Hate Crime in the U.S. in 2017

The 1990 Hate Crime Statistics Act, 28 28 U.S.C. § 534, requires the U.S. Attorney General to collect data and report on crimes that derive from “prejudice based on race, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity”. The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) collects and...

Racial and Religious Profiling of South Asian New Yorkers

A coalition of seven New York City organizations representing South Asian New Yorkers has released the findings of its study based upon allegations of religious and racial profiling by immigration officials, local law enforcement, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and Transportation Safety Administration officers. Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM);...