Unjust Enforcement Escapes Scrutiny

By Jessica Valoris Oct 13, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 10.13.06 Unjust Enforcement Escapes Scrutiny Statements made during the immigrant rghts rallies against the criminalization of immigrants and the excessive use of enforcement to destroy families and communities, have been glossed over in political debate. Ruling Faults Cuts in Immigrant Health Benefits Maryland’s Court of Appeals said Governor Ehrlich violated civil rights protections when he cut millions from the state’s medical assistance program, which provided health care for 4,000 children and pregnant women who were recent immigrants. Food-Stamp Program Finally Speaks Their Language KMEX helps an effort to get Latino immigrants to apply for food stamps. Texas Law Students Chastised for Party University of Texas law students chided for participating in a ”Ghetto Fabulous”-themed costume party. The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.