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Posted on: Jul 17, 2013, Source: New America Media

Many of the cases root back to identity theft charges and sweeps conducted by good-ol' Joe Arpaio.

Posted on: May 31, 2013, Source: New American Media

Gay advocates of immigration reform are being forced to abandon same-sex partner rights to pass bill.

Posted on: May 29, 2013, Source: New America Media

Civil rights advocates expect the ruling to send a chilling message to other law enforcement agencies that are planning to engage in immigration enforcement.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2013, Source: New America Media

Immigrant advocates believe authorities are inflating minor charges for otherwise law-abiding immigrants to unfairly drive them out of the United States.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2013, Source: New American Media

Maricopa County's Joe Arpaio is the target of a new group called Respect Arizona.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source: New America Media

Undocumented immigrant women must travel to Mexico, where no prescription is required, or buy them from the underground market in Phoenix, without seeing a doctor first.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2011, Source: New America Media

If Arizona politicians and communities had rallied against the killing of the 9-year-old and her father, then Juan Varela might still be alive today.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2011, Source: New America Media

“I don’t know why are they saying that children are costing the economy. I pay my house taxes, my food. We are always paying. This is just creating a climate of hate."

Posted on: Oct 19, 2010, Source: New America Media

Arizona’s new immigration law has been extremely negative for the economy, according to Republican business owner Javier Zuluaga.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2009, Source:

How one Detroit community group is saving homes and protecting human rights over the right of a corporation to make a profit.