Derp Essay

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Computer/Career Essentials Controversy in Racial Profiling There are many controversial issues occurring in the world at the moment. One of the largest issues is racial profiling. There have been several accounts in history involving innocent people being prosecuted due to race. However, there are also people who have been stopped from causing havoc by this strange form of paranoia. Hate crimes are something that has been occurring since old times in forms of things such as slavery, and to an even more extreme extent, The Holocaust. On an opposite note, some criminals have been locked away because of the quick elimination of possible suspects in a case due to racial profiling. In recent news, there is a new immigration law in Arizona. This law states that any legal immigrant within the state must carry documents to identify their status. Governor Rick Perry thinks that laws like this can encourage unconstitutional racial profiling. Chairman of Texas Democratic Party, Boyd Richie also doesn’t agree with this law, but isn’t really supportive towards Rick Perry. Boyd states, “For ten years as governor, Rick Perry has played politics when leadership was needed on border and immigration issues, from wasteful border cameras that cost $158,800 per arrest to his failure to involve border sheriffs in developing plans to prevent violence in their communities.” This argument in the congress is a damaging result of consistent failures to keep the border in check. Although most Hispanic people in the United States are most definitely legal, there are still some that have illegally trespassed the border. This law has given an alienated feeling towards immigrants in the country. There have already been several acts of protest against this law. There is online footage of a group of Mexican students in California who have exceedingly been

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