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Architect of Arizona’s SB 1070 Will NOT Be Returning to State Legislature

Republican Russell Pearce, the architect of controversial state law SB1070 and other regulations against undocumented immigration in Arizona, has failed in his attempt to return to the state legislature. Pearce was defeated Tuesday at the polls by businessman Bob Worsley in the primary election to represent District 25 of Mesa for the Republican Party. continue reading »

Prison Companies Making Big Money Off Arrests of Illegal Immigrants

A recent review by the Associated Press found prison companies are seeing large profits from the detention of undocumented immigrants. However, it is the American taxpayers who are paying more than $2 billion a year. continue reading »

Reported Neo-Nazi Spree Killer Called SB 1070 Sponsor Russell Pearce His ‘Surrogate Father’

Yesterday, J.T. Ready, a neo-Nazi and member of the anti-immigrant Minutemen Civil Defense Corps, reportedly strapped on body armor, grabbed several firearms, and then killed four people in Gilbert, Arizona. One of the dead is a toddler. Ready also was killed in this incident, although reports vary on whether he took his own life. At the time of his death, Ready was running for Pinal County sheriff. continue reading »

Arizona Democratic Party responds to Russell Pearce Running for Reelection

Arizona Democratic Party Executive Director Luis Heredia released the following statement on Russell Pearce filing for reelection: "As we saw last weekend when Russell Pearce was elected the GOP's shadow chairman, the Arizona Republican Party is doubling down on continue reading »

After Kicking Out Anti-Immigrant Sen. Pearce, Arizonans Set Sights on Sheriff Arpaio

A group of Arizona residents who promoted the recall of Republican Sen. Russell Pearce, the chief architect of the state's harsh anti-immigration law, now aims to thwart the reelection of controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. continue reading »

Arizona Recall Election Kicks SB 1070 Author Russell Pearce Out of Office

Controversial Arizona legislator Russell Pearce is now without a job after the recall election meant to kick him out of office succeeded. The now-former Arizona Senator Pearce lost the continue reading »

Pearce, Brewer: SB 1070 Was a Success

Controversy, protests, marches of solidarity, anger, and applause. Arizona’s immigration bill SB 1070 has caused all of the above in the last year, but despite the displeasure shown by many, Gov. Jan Brewer and Senate President Russell Pearce are calling the endeavor a success. 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 »