* and smaller local groups.
1. A list of the people involved is at . The complaint is at aclu.org/files/assets/complaint_final.pdf
2. See Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Utah, and Arizona for information on other suits by the same groups together with others.
3. As always, the best way to prevent suits like this is to use the question authority plan to...
... executive director for Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, a plaintiff in the lawsuit. "What we need is a comprehensive national immigration policy, and our state legislative leaders, and Governor Bentley, should be urging our congressional representatives in Washington to support comprehensive immigration reform, rather than spending time passing and trying to enforce piecemeal state...
... promoting impartiality.
A study by Appleseed, a non-profit that works to reform the justice system, also suggested improving the accuracy of translations, reducing use of videoconferencing for hearings and ensuring court representation for immigrants.
Then, you learn more about the group from pages like this or this, including that they're linked to George Soros and the Tides Foundation. Then,...
The Asian American Justice Center runs the Rights Working Group, a coalition of over 250 leftwing groups, and they have a petition calling on Barack Obama to in effect not do immigration enforcement. They want a "moratorium" while the subject of raids and the like is "studied", but everyone knows what that means. Since there are so many groups, the full roster is here. The main groups are listed...
... appeared at a meeting of the Appleseed Foundation and said, in reference to local police playing a role in immigration enforcement under the 287g program:
"Local law enforcement has been given the green light to engage in racial profiling... Massive immigration sweeps are terrorizing communities across the country, including those who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents and other lawful...
... say "illegal".
New Jersey Appleseed and the Seton Hall Law School Center for Social Justice will be filing amicus briefs, and another person involved is David Verduin, "a Riverside business owner and a plaintiff". He's identified here (also here) as the president of the "Coalition of Business Owners and Landlords". That also says that Franco Ordonez, owner of the "King Chicken" (probably "...
... WORRELL, CHTD. (IL)
NEBRASKA APPLESEED CENTER FOR LAW IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
BRENNAN CENTER FOR JUSTICE AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
OREGON LAW CENTER
MIGRANT LEGAL ACTION PROGRAM (DC)
LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY, INC. (FL)
MIGRANT FARMWORKER JUSTICE PROJECT, FLORIDA LEGAL SERVICES, INC.
MICHIGAN MIGRANT LEGAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT
FARMWORKER LEGAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK