U.S. Records Reveal Bias against Muslim and Black Citizenship Applicants

The U.S. associates two statues with the cornerstones of its republic. The two figures are the Statue of Liberty, her torch lighting the way for immigrants, and Lady Justice, blindfolded to avoid bias from the eyes in the court. The reality is that people, not statues, make decisions about immigration. And in the courts and … Read more

FEMA to Start Tracking Race of Disaster-Aid Applicants

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has received White House approval to begin tracking the race and ethnicity of people who apply for disaster relief so the agency can analyze whether there is discrimination in the distribution of billions of dollars of federal aid. FEMA published a notice yesterday inviting the public to comment over the next two … Read more