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Sheriff Joe Warns His Deputies Against Tainted Food at McDonalds

Sheriff Joe Arapaio is calling for his uniformed officers to use caution when eating at McDonalds. Last Thursday while one of the Sheriffs deputies was at the Mesa McDonalds, he alleges that some Spanish-speaking workers accused both him and Sheriff Joe of being racists. continue reading »

Arizona Lawmakers Go After 14th Amendment, Children of Undocumented

Always in the middle of the immigration controversy, Arizona lawmakers are now taking issue with the 14th Amendment proposing a bill that confronts the issue of citizenship for the U.S.-born children of undocumented parents. continue reading »

Aspiring Marine, Orphan Faces Deportation

On Tuesday, January 18th, friends of Pedro Gutierrez, met at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix to show their support for the DREAMer who is currently facing deportation. continue reading »

Had SB 1070 Been Enacted, Shooting Hero Could have been Singled Out and Asked for his Papers

Certainly one of Saturday’s heroes was Rep. Gifford’s 20-year-old intern Daniel Hernandez. On the job only 5 days, Hernandez used his training, as a nurse’s assistant to give Ms, Gifford’s immediate aid that is saved her life. continue reading »

State Legislators Prepare Immigration Bills for Upcoming Session

Legislators in several states are preparing legislation aimed at curbing illegal immigration Several states plan to coordinate their efforts and seek to repeal automatic citizenship rights that are granted to all children born in this country, continue reading »

All Eyes on Arizona as it Implements New Immigration Law

As Arizona’s controversial immigration law takes effect next month, organizations like the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) say they will be keeping an eye out for any sort of mistreatment or racial profiling of immigrants questioned by police, and will not hesitate to immediately sue if it occurs. continue reading »

Number of Bodies Found at Arizona-Mexico Border Reach Record High

As border crossings along Arizona’s stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border decreased over the 2010 fiscal year (ending Sept. 30) it appears that deaths along the border actually increased. continue reading »

LULAC Lawsuit Against Arizona’s SB1070 Dismissed

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton has dismissed LULAC’s challenge of Arizona’s immigration law SB 1070. Last July, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) filed a lawsuit claiming continue reading »

HERE WE GO AGAIN:  Proposed Arizona Bill to Target U.S.-born Children of Undocumented

In an attempt to challenge “birthright citizenship”, Arizona’s Legislature, with support from at least a dozen other states, is drafting a new bill and now pushing buttons once again. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Border Patrol Agent Killed in Arizona

A Border Patrol agent was shot and killed around 11 PM, near Rio Rico, Arizona, while attempting to apprehend a group of armed subjects. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) named the deceased as Brian A. Terry, an ag continue reading »

AZ Fails to Nab Businesses For Immigration Violations

Over the last two years, since Maricopa County officers began immigration raids, almost 500 hundred people have been removed from various businesses. However, very little action has been taken against the companies they worked for despite continue reading »

Boycott Costs AZ Businesses $141 Million+

A report released Monday states that seven months after the boycott of Arizona businesses in response to the state’s controversial immigration law has cost the state $141 million in lost meeting and convention business alone since governor Jan Brewer signed the law in April. continue reading »

Is Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio Creating the “INjustice League”?

Joe Arpaio of Phoenix, Arizona, who calls himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff”, is looking to create an “Immigration Posse” to contest the undocumented immigration population, and he looks to be getting celebrities, however irrelevant they are today, to join him. continue reading »

13 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 2007 Arizona Law

A number of states have come together to urge the Supreme Court to uphold a 2007 Arizona law it will hear next month, that penalizes employers for hiring undocumented workers. continue reading »

SB 1070 Saves Brewer’s Gov. Campaign, But Can Brewer Save Arizona?

Tuesday, Jan Brewer was able to ride Arizona’s controversial immigration law all the way to victory, but Arizona has a lot of problems she needs to address immediately. The Governor defeated Democratic Opponent Terry Goddard by a significant margin, and Libertarian and Green Party candidates Barry Hess and Larry Gist trailed far behind in the Tuesday election continue reading »

Liberal Arizona Ads Trying to Turn Anger Into Votes

New ads being run by a liberal group are banking on the fact that the mere mention of the names of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is all it takes to get Arizona Hispanics fired up enough to vote. continue reading »

Immigrant Mother Arrested, Smuggled Children Returned

Two Mexican children who were separated from their mother while being smuggled into the United States were reunited with her a short time later owing to the quick actions of federal, state and local law enforcement authorities here Wednesday afternoon. continue reading »

Brewer Wants 11 Latin American Countries to Butt Out

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has some Arizona Democrats on her side for the moment as they ask some countries to butt out, so to speak, of their immigration court proceedings. Last week, eleven La continue reading »

Latinos Receive Help From the NAACP

Back in July, due to the poor treatment of Latinos, the NAACP launched a campaign against the seemingly racist aspects of the Tea Party leadership. During their national convention, the NAACP launched a protest on beh continue reading »

One Immigrant’s Personal Story

Two years ago, a young woman named Yudi went to the U.S. consulate in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, in pursuit of an impossible dream. Knowing her chances of getting a U.S. company to sponsor her for a work visa were slim continue reading »