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Members of the Hispanic community in southern Arizona say they have experienced racial profiling by the police after the entry into force of the "show me your papers" provision of the state's harsh immigration law. continue reading »
Saturday night, the mother of one of the national Dream Act movement leaders, Maria, was detained as she drove through Mesa, Arizona. She was detained for no reason, and was repeatedly told by the police that she had no rights. The conversation was caught on tape. continue reading »
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 »
In a late ruling today, an Arizona federal judge approved the state’s “Show Me Your Papers” law whereby police can check the immigration status of anyone they suspect is in the country illegally and while the police are enforcing other laws. continue reading »