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Coming Out of the Shadows: Confronting Abusive Policing Against Latinos and Latinas
By Karol Y . Ruiz

Latino/a U.S. citizens and authorized immigrants also report fear of interaction with law enforcement due to the increase in unjustified arrests or use of force against Latino/a communities that resulted from police participation in the S-Comm program.21 While suspicion of unlawful immigrant status may be an officer’s objective reason for initiating an encounter or stop, immigrant status is not a visible characteristic, and Latino/a identity is used as a proxy.......[Citing TRAC research].

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