Immigration advocates have celebrated the passage of California’s AB-60, a law that allows undocumented people to apply for drivers licenses. Still, the process can be lengthy, costly, and under rare circumstances, could lead to arrest.
A new report documents the human impact of the NYPD’s sprawling Muslim surveillance program. Though there’s no evidence that the spying stopped acts of terrorism, the report found that it has stoked fear and mistrust in schools, neighborhoods–and mosques.
On campuses all over the Northeast, horrified students are discovering they were targets of surveillance, simply because they joined a Muslim student group. But domestic religious profiling is now routine for both NPYD and the FBI.