Civil Rights Issues Facing Arab Americans in Michigan


Michigan Advisory Committee to
the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights



May 2001

A report of the Michigan Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights prepared for the information and consideration of the Commission. Statements and observations in this report should not be attributed to the Commission, but only to participants at the community forum or the Advisory Committee.


Contents

Commission Information

Michigan Advisory Committee Members

Letter of Transmittal

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Statements of Elected Officials

Chapter 3: Civil Rights Issues: Policing, Employment, and Religious Discrimination

Chapter 4: Civil Rights Issue: Profiling

Chapter 5: Civil Rights Issue: Secret Evidence in Deportation Actions

Chapter 6: Committee Observations

Appendix: Report by the Department of JusticeóCivil Rights Review of the Federal Aviation Administrationís Proposed Automated Passenger Screening System