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Combating Post-9/11 Discriminatory Backlash

Other Post-9/11 and Homeland Security Information

Homeland security information

Department of Homeland Security's Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Website -- This office is responsible for providing the DHS advice on the full range of civil rights and civil liberties issues it faces, and serves as an information and communication channel with the public regarding all aspects of these issues.

Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Office of Civil Rights -- This office takes complaints from members of the traveling public who believe they have been unlawfully discriminated against by a TSA employee.

Religious and Cultural Needs airport screening considerations for individuals with special religious and cultural needs -- This link provides information on issues involving airport screening procedures and wearing religious clothing and carrying of religious items through security checkpoints.

TSA Watch Lists clearance procedures -- This document contains information about the clearance protocol for TSA-administered Watch Lists.

Immigration information

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention Operations Manual -- This document contains information about the rights of individuals detained by ICE.

Immigration legal service providers -- This link lists organizations and attorneys that provide legal services for free or a nominal charge to indigent individuals in immigration proceedings.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Website -- This link provides information on legal resources for immigrants, organizations, and attorneys that work with immigrants.

EOIR pro bono program -- This program in the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) helps link volunteer legal representatives from around the country with detained immigrants who lack legal representation.

Terrorism sanctions information

Regulations and a list of groups and individuals that have been sanctioned -- This link contains regulations about terrorism sanctions and the identification of groups and individuals that have been sanctioned for committing, threatening to commit, or supporting terrorism.

Office of Foreign Assets Control -- This office of the U.S. Department of the Treasury administers and enforces terrorism sanctions regulations.

Updated August 6, 2015