Hate Crimes Linked to Immigration Debate; Wildfired Report Ignores Undocumented

By The News Mar 10, 2008

Wildfire Report Doesn’t Document Poor Treatment of Immigrants San Diego’s mayor released a report on the city’s response the wildfires last fall, but the report fails to mention how police used the emergency to question the immigration status of those seeking shelter. San Diego Union Tribune. New Project Gives Journalism to the Community In Philadelphia, the Media Mobilizing Project is teaching residents, many of whom are undocumented, to make video reports for the internet to address the issues affecting their community. New York Times. Law Center Reports Rise in Anti-Immigrant Hate Crimes The Southern Poverty Law Center, in a report titled "The Year in Hate," says the increase in hate crimes can be linked to anti-immigrant sentiment. Associated Press.