Friday, December 6, 2019

Report Finds Anti-Terror Tool Being Used to Find Undocumented Immigrants

On Thursday, The Detroit News reported that federal investigators are using a device designed for counterterrorism to find the location of undocumented immigrants. The device, known as Hailstorm or Stingray, simulates a cell tower and fools nearby phones into providing location data, and can also interrupt cellular service in the targeted area. “ICE officers and […]

Connecticut Police Officers Arrested for Targeting Latinos

Four East Haven, Connecticut police officers accused of systematically targeting Latinos with unlawful search and seizures, traffic stops, and physical abuse were arrested on Tuesday. The FBI has accused Police Sergeant John Miller, Officers David Cari, Jason Zullo, and Dennis Spaulding, known within the East Haven Police Department as “The Miller Boys,” of intimidating both […]

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Increased in 2010

The percentage of anti-Latino hate crimes was at a ten-year high in 2010, according to a report released on Monday by the FBI. The FBI’s Hate Crime Statistics, 2010 report revealed that 66.6% of victims of ethnically-motivated hate crimes in 2010 were “targeted because of an anti-Hispanic bias.” Despite ethnically-motivated hate crimes having fallen in […]