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Hackers Known as LulzSec Aren’t Fans of Arizona’s Anti-Immigration Law, Release Documents

The now-famous LulzSec hackers have taken aim at Arizona, and the state’s controversial immigration legislation. Not fans of Arizona’s SB1070, which was signed into law last year, continue reading »

Hispanic Republican Group Urge Porsche to Boycott Georgia in Light of Anti-Immigrant Laws

Somos Republicans, a national watchdog group and the largest Hispanic Republican grassroots organization, is urging Porsche North American to reconsider its decision to build a new headquarters facility in the state of Georgia. continue reading »

The State of Arizona Decides to Take their SB 1070 Appeal Directly to the US Supreme Court

Gov Jan Brewer has decided to take the state of Arizona's case to the US Supreme Court. Brewer is seeking the courts opinion on whether US District Judge Susan Bolton acted correctly when she issued her injunction in continue reading »

Arizona Vote in Country’s First Presidential ‘Birther’ Bill

Late last night Arizona’s legislature voted in the country’s first ‘birther’ bill requiring all Presidential candidates to prove they are U.S. citizens before their names can appear on the state’s election ballot. continue reading »

Immigration in the 21st Century and the Browning of America

According to the 2008 American Community Survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau, there are nearly 38 million foreign-born persons residing in the United States. Although in absolute numbers this represents the highest figure ever, it amounts to only 12.5 percent continue reading »

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 »

Students, Law Officials Join to Testify Against Anti-Immigration Bills in TX

This week, over two dozen Hispanic Texas students arrived at the state capital to testify against a number of new anti-immigration bills that mirror Arizona’s. The students met at the Mexican American Legislative Caucus’ offices continue reading »

Effort to Defeat Anti-Immigrant Bill 287(g) in Iowa

There are two proposed laws pending in the Iowa legislature, to give police power to enforce immigration laws in every Iowa County, allow any public employee to share information with ICE, continue reading »

Sweeping Arizona Immigration Bills Target Children and Youth

The Arizona state Senate moved forward with two controversial measures this week that threaten to marginalize undocumented youth to an unprecedented degree. 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 »

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 »

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 »

Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Says ‘No’ to Arizona-type Law

One of the largest Hispanic chambers of commerce has stated its opposition to an Arizona-type legislation recently filed in the state legislature. At the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s (RGVHCC) Legislative “Report Card” Dinner 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 »

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 »

100,000 fewer Hispanics in AZ

According to a new study by BBVA Bancomer Research, there may be as many as 100, 000 fewer Latinos in Arizona than there were before debate over the highly controversial immigration law began earlier this year. 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 »

Sponsor Of SB-1070 Russell Pearce Tells Undocumented Students ‘I Don’t Make The Law’ (VIDEO)

Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce (R), the sponsor of SB-1070 who was recently elected state Senate president, has pushed and authored a series of other lesser-known immigration laws in his state. One of those was Proposition 300 — a referendum approved by Arizona voters in November 2006 which forces undocumented Arizonans to pay out-of-state tuition and bars them from receiving financial aid. 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 »