The state of Indiana has convicted Purvi Patel with the conflicting charges of feticide and neglect and punished her with 20 years in prison. We believe that racial stereotyping played a role in the scrutiny and criminalization Ms. Patel endured.
National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC), Korean American Resource & Cultural Center (KRCC), Korean Resource Center (KRC), National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), and the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) join the call of refugee and immigrant rights organizations, families, and community members across the country in condemning raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting Central American children and families who came seeking protection from life-threatening violence in their home countries.
SAALT Issue Brief on 2014 Department of Justice Guidance for Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Regarding the Use of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, National Origin, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Or Gender Identity
This brief outlines the difference between the 2003 and 2014 versions of the DOJ Guidance regarding the use of protected characteristics in law enforcement and its impact on South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle Eastern, and Arab communities.
SAALT and our allies are tracking hate crimes committed against South Asian, Sikh, Muslim and Arab communities.
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