NC Justice Center
November 21, 2017 -
Striking farmworkers in Kentucky recently won a settlement over wage-theft claims, and now a farmworkers' union is suing North Carolina over a new law that curbs the group's organizing power.
March 9, 2016 -
New research spotlights the growth and diversity of the state's Asian-American population and its untapped voting potential.
November 20, 2015 -
While politicians' hostile response to Syrian refugees has dominated the national debate since last week's tragedy, local leaders across the South are calling for compassion, fighting Islamophobia and taking action to welcome families fleeing war.
November 10, 2015 -
A North Carolina law that bans so-called "sanctuary city" ordinances uses language from a model bill crafted by the American Legislative Exchange Council, a corporate interest advocacy group whose members include private prison companies that stand to profit from immigrant detention.
October 29, 2015 -
Policies designed to enhance public safety by limiting local police involvement in immigration enforcement are under assault by politicians nationwide. While efforts to ban such policies are failing so far at the federal level, they're gaining momentum in Southern states.
September 25, 2012 -
A new report from the N.C. Justice Center and the UNC Immigration/Human Rights Policy Clinic features the stories of 10 workers in low-paying jobs who were denied earned wages.
September 3, 2012 -
In brainstorming sessions held by labor advocates across the state, North Carolinians have come up with a list of recommendations for developing a future Workers' Bill of Rights.