11 Mar '12, 12am

"I'm Getting Arrested" App Aims to Help Undocumented Immigrants | Care2 Causes

"I'm Getting Arrested" App Aims to Help Undocumented Immigrants | Care2 Causes

PHOENIX — A group of pro-immigrant rights activists in Arizona aim to develop a smartphone application that would help immigrants notify friends, family and their attorney if they are detained and arrested during a traffic stop. Arizona was the first state to pass a law to make it a crime to be an undocumented immigrant (SB 1070), leading to an increased crackdown and climate of fear among immigrants. A recent Department of Justice investigation on racial profiling of Latinos by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office found that Latinos were four to nine times more likely to be pulled over in a traffic stop than non-Latinos. “When someone gets pulled over the first thing to worry about is the family,” said Lydia Guzman, the president of the nonprofit Respect/Respeto. For years, the nonprofit’s emergency hotline has monitored cases of possible civil rights violations against L...

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