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Immigrants Concerned About Arizona’s “Show Me Your Papers” Law, Moving to Other States

The entry into force of Arizona's "show me your papers" regulation could spur more immigrant families to leave the state even as activists and organizations prepare to fight the measure. continue reading »

Judge Asked to Stop “Show Me Your Papers” Before Going Into Effect on Friday

The Hispanic community lives in hopes that the appeal against what is known as the "show me your papers" section of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 immigration law will be able to stop it from taking effect this Friday. continue reading »

Arizona’s SB1070 Get’s Its Day in Court, Won’t Change Anti-Latino Sentiment It Spawned

The Supreme Court heard arguments today for and against Arizona’s two-year old immigration law known as SB1070. SB1070 was the pioneer in anti-immigrant legislation that gave seed to 36 other states introducing similar legislation and 5 passing laws modeled on it. continue reading »

Alabama Immigration Law Keeping Undocumented Parents From Receiving Food Stamps for Children

Under Alabama’s harsh new immigration law, children of low-income undocumented immigrants are going hungry, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrants Steer Clear of Arizona

People on both sides of the immigration debate in Arizona are skeptical of new research that shows a national decrease in the flow of illegal immigration from Mexico into the United States. But there is one thing they are certain of: undocumented immigrants are steering clear of the border state. continue reading »

Were Arizona Business Leaders Behind the State’s “Time Out” on Anti-Immigrant Legislation?

When Arizona’s Senate rejected five anti-immigrant bills that included denying citizenship to children born to undocumented immigrants to requiring immigration documentation when buying a car, everyone was asking WHAT HAPPENED. continue reading »

Comedian George Lopez Pledges Donation to MALDEF from Arizona Show

George Lopez, comedian, actor and host of late-night talk show "Lopez Tonight," pledged $20,000 to MALDEF from the proceeds of his January 29 concert in Phoenix, Arizona. continue reading »

Majority of Americans, 67 %, Think Its Ok for States to Enforce Immigration if Government is Not

In response to the Justice Department challenge of its effort to crack down on illegal immigration, Arizona has sued the federal government for failing to enforce immigration laws. continue reading »

Tennessee Senator Prepares to Fight for Arizona-Style Law in His State

As many already have, Tennessee is following in the legislative footsteps of Arizona when it comes to immigration, as Senator Bill Ketron is preparing a bill much like SB 1070 to make illegally being in the U.S. a criminal offense rather than a civil violation as the federal government classifies it now. 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 »

Republican Extremists Push Utah Towards Anti-Immigrant Legislation

The Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday published a lengthy investigative report on the origins of the immigration bill proposed by Utah State Rep. Stephen Sandstrom (R-Orem). continue reading »