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The Economic Impact of Legalization Versus Deportation in Arizona

Our national debate over urgently needed immigration reform is now careening through our state legislatures, city halls, and town councils due to political gridlock at the federal level. continue reading »

John Quinones and “What Would You Do?” Display Effects of Arizona’s Immigration Law

Wanting to see how Arizonians react to clear racial profiling since the passing of a controversial immigration bill last year, ABC’s John Quinones and his popular series “What Would You Do?” went undercover. 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 »

South Carolina Legislators Advance Arizona Style Immigration Bill Regardless of Concerns

Although some of the legislators on the South Carolina Senate judiciary subcommittee had concerns about the legality of some of the provisions, they still 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 »

Colorado’s AZ-style Immigration Law Could be Ready for Consideration by January

Despite likely Democratic interference in the State Senate, Republican members of Colorado’s state and local government have been working on a bill almost identical to Arizona’s controversial SB 1070. continue reading »

Wisconsin Rep to Introduce Arizona-like Immigration Legislation

A Republican legislator says he plans to introduce a Wisconsin version of Arizona's controversial SB-1070 immigration law. State Rep. Don Pridemore said he will introduce his bill in 2011, when a new Republican majority takes over, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. "I want Wisconsin to be recognized as a state that will be on the side of Arizona," he said. continue reading »

Texas Immigration Bill Mirrors Arizona Bill- SB 1070

“Representative Riddle’s filing of these bills will only add to the current Texas budget deficit,” said LULAC National President Margaret Moran. “Texas has long been a state where common sense prevails over grandstanding and legislative extremes of any sort have almost been defeated. The Texas taxpayers expect better. Copycatting other legislation only illustrates a lack of vision on her part.” continue reading »

Texas Immigration Bill Mirrors Arizona Bill- SB 1070

“Representative Riddle’s filing of these bills will only add to the current Texas budget deficit,” said LULAC National President Margaret Moran. “Texas has long been a state where common sense prevails over grandstanding and legislative extremes of any sort have almost been defeated. The Texas taxpayers expect better. Copycatting other legislation only illustrates a lack of vision on her part.” 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 »

Immigration Reform in Other States Since Arizona’s SB 1070

A report released by ImmigrationWorks USA is predicting that 25 states may try to pass anti-illegal-immigration laws similar to Arizona’s controversial legislation next year. continue reading »

New Florida Law Said to Racially Profile

Tallahassee, Florida’s version of the Arizona SB 1070 immigration bill, drafted by Florida State Representative William Snyder, may just clench the title of “Most Racist New Law”. The most odd and seemingly racist part of Snyder’s law is where it says th continue reading »

SB 1070 Causing Stress, Depression

According to medical experts, immigrants are experiencing stress and depression due to the controversial Arizona law SB 1070. United States-Mexico Border Health Commission representative Cecilia Rosales told EFE, ‘From a health standpoint, this law is affecting everyone equally, whether continue reading »

Oregon Children March in Protest of Arizona-type Law

Saturday, 268 people gathered for a Children's March & Rally for Immigration Reform at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. The children, their parents and supporters rallied to call on state and 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 »

SB 1070 Defense Fund draws Contributors from Across the US.

41,000 donors from across the country have contributed to Gov. Jan Brewers defense fund, keeping Arizona residents off the hook so far. Brewer made the appeal to the nation for financial support and has since received $3.6 million dollars, while only having spent $440,000 so far in defenses. continue reading »

SB 1070 Invokes Hispanic Pride

Although many of the anti-immigrant aspects of SB1070 have been put on hold, the pressure put on immigrants throughout the US has awakened a sense of Hispanic Pride. The new law has caused many to become more organized, to be more aware of the need to protect their rights. continue reading »

SB 1070 - Governor Brewer =1, Tucson Police Officer=0

The Federal Court today has dismissed a challenge to SB 1070 that was filed by Tucson Police Officer Martin Escobar. Escobar ‘s suit claimed that SB 1070 violates numerous constitutional rights and would also interfere with the Polices ability to enforce the laws in predominantly Hispanic Communities. continue reading »

My Deputies will Arrest Them and Put Them in Pink Underwear - Joe Arpaio

Demonstrators carried through on their promise of a nonviolent rally today despite the fact that yesterday much of the proposed Arizona bill was blocked. Hundreds of protesters met at the state capital in Phoenix at dawn, then marched down to the continue reading »

SB 1070 Ruling Giving Pause to Other States

For the lawmakers or candidates in the 18 states outside of Arizona considering similar legislation to SB 1070, yesterdays ruling will give significant pause. The core of Judge Susan Bolton ruling is that that the government has a strong argument that federal immigration law trumps state law. This continue reading »