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Correspondence Archives

December 2018 - Commission Sends Letters to Government Entities Transmitting Alaska Advisory Committee Memorandum on Native Alaska Voting Rights

December 2018 - Information Request to the Department of Health and Human Services on Family Separation

November 2018 - Commission Sends Letters to Rhode Island Government Entities Transmitting Advisory Committee Report on Payday Lending

August 2018 - Information Request to the Department of Homeland Security on Family Separation

December 2018 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges U.S. Department of Health and Human Services not to narrowly define gender to a biological condition at birth

December 2018 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights comment in opposition to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking re. Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds

November 2018 - Commission Sends Letters to State Government Entities Transmitting Nevada Advisory Committee Memorandum on Municipal Fines and Fees

October 2018 - Commission Sends Letters to State Entities Transmitting Maine Advisory Committee Memorandum on Racial Discrimination in Prosecution and Sentencing

July 2018 - Letter to the Commission from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Vitiello: Enforcement Actions at Courthouses

July 2018 - Commission Sends Letters to State Government Entities Transmitting Maryland Advisory Committee Memorandum on Fines and Fees and Bail Reform

July 2018 - Letter to the Commission from Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen: Separation of Immigrant Families

July 2018 - Letter to the Commission from Commerce Secretary Ross: Inclusion of Question on Citizenship Status on the 2020 Census

June 2018 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Letter to Departments of Justice and Homeland Security Denouncing Separation of Immigrant Families

June 2018 - Commission Sends Letters to Federal and State Government Entities Transmitting Illinois Advisory Committee Report on Voting Rights

May 2018 - Commission Sends Letters to State Government and Civil Society Organizations Transmitting Minnesota Advisory Committee Report on Civil Rights and Policing Practices

May 2018 - Commission Sends Letters to State and Local Entities Transmitting New York Advisory Committee Report on Broken Windows Policing in New York City

April 2018 - Commission Sends Letter to Commerce Secretary Criticizing the Inclusion of a Question on Citizenship Status on the 2020 Census Questionnaire

March 2018 - Commission Sends Letter to Head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Expressing Concern over Policy to Site Agents in Courthouses

Commission Sends Letter to Attorney General Sessions on Withdrawal of Critical Civil Rights Guidance

Commission Sends Letter to Members of Congress on Alleged Abusive Labor Practices at Immigration Detention Centers

Commission Sends Letters to Government Entities Transmitting Ohio Advisory Committee Report on Human Trafficking and Civil Rights

Advisory Memorandum Recommending Legislation on Solitary Confinement in Connecticut

Commission Sends Letters to State and Federal Entities Transmitting Kansas Advisory Committee Report on Voting Rights and the Secure and Fair Elections Act

Commission Sends Letters to State and Federal Entities Transmitting Indiana Advisory Committee Report on the School-to-Prison Pipeline in the State

Commission Sends Letters to State and Federal Entities Transmitting Michigan Advisory Committee Report on Civil Forfeiture in the State

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Letters to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Justice, and U.S. Department of Education requesting investigations into Nebraska's (2009) Legislative Bill 403

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Letter to Vanita Gupta, Assistant Attorney requesting DOJ involvement into civil lawsuit, Serna v Texas Department of Health Services Vital Statistics Unit

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Low-Income Child Care Subsidies Distribution in the State of Mississippi

Letter to All Members of U.S. Congress Requesting Their Support For The Fair Day in Court for Kids Act

Letter to U.S. President and DHS Secretary Requesting the Cessation of ICE Raids Involving Central American Refugees, January 22, 2016

Letter opposing the introduction of legislation that prohibits the Department of Education from requiring that schools allow transgender students to use locker rooms or restrooms that match their gender identity

Commission letter to DOJ on spying prosecutions against Asian American scientists

Chairman Castro responds to two Commissioners' letter opposing ED-OCR 2016 budget increase

Letter to Attorney General Holder on Updating Profiling Guidelines, December 15, 2014

Letter to the President Requesting National Cesar Chavez Day, March 28, 2014

Letter to the President Requesting National Fred Korematsu Day, March 28, 2014

Response Letter from DOD on Religious Rights of Sikh Service Members, January 15, 2014

Commission letter to DOD on religious rights of Sikh service members, December 3, 2013

Letter on Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act, December 7, 2010

Letter to Senate Leaders on Paycheck Fairness Act, September 30, 2010

Commission letter to Youngstown, OH regarding discrimination in employment practices,
April 20, 2010

Letter to House Leaders on Senate Health Care Bill, March 15, 2010

Follow-up letter to Judiciary Commission of Louisiana re enforcement of ethical duties of justices of the peace, January 26, 2010

Letter to SEC re new regulation requiring disclosure of corporate boards' diversity policies, January 25, 2010

Letter to President Obama and Senators on Senate Health Care Bill, December 11, 2009

Louisiana Justice of the Peace and Interracial Marriage, Oct. 22, 2009

Letter to President Obama and Congressional Leaders on Health Care Bill

Letter to Attorney General Holder on ACORN

Letter on Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act, Aug. 28, 2009

Commission letter expressing concern regarding racial preferences in Ohio bill #SB 146

Senate Hate Crimes 06-16-09

Letter on Buy American Act Report Fiscal Year 2008, February 6, 2009

Letter from Chairman Reynolds and Commissioners Thernstrom, Kirsanow, Taylor, Heriot and Gaziano to President George W. Bush - Department of Transportation's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

Letter from Staff Director Dannenfelser to the General Counsel of the Department of Education, Mr. Kent Talbert

Letter from Commissioners Thernstrom & Melendez to Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez - Alleged Voter Intimidation in Orange County, California.

Letter from Chairman Reynolds and Commissioners Braceras, Kirsanow, Yaki & Taylor to Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez - Alleged Voter Intimidation in Orange County, California

Letter from Chairman Reynolds, and Commissioners Braceras, Kirsanow, & Taylor to the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, The Honorable Sally Stroup

Letter from Vice Chairman Thernstrom to the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, The Honorable Sally Stroup

Letter to Congressional Authorizing Subcommittees Recommending Extension of State Advisory Committee Terms

Letter from Chairman Reynolds, Vice Chair Thernstrom and Commissioners Braceras, Kirsanow, & Taylor to the Secretary of Education, Margaret Spellings

Letter from Commissioner Yaki to the Secretary of Education, Margaret Spellings

Letter to Smithsonian Urging Prominent Place on Mall for African American History Museum

Letter to Department of Justice Urging the Department to Investigate Alleged Racist Incidents in Spring Valley, Nevada