In September of 1994, an Ecuadorian immigrant was beaten to death in Brooklyn. At the time, Walter Sinche was struck by the absence of a Hispanic group to denounce the incident as a hate crime.
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NCLR has joined other civil rights and Latino leaders to urge Congress and the new administration to make passage of the "Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act" a priority.
For this week's Immigration Wire, I'd like to look at how different social groups are dealing with issues related to immigration -- and all of its accompanying cultural shifts.
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