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

This week, a state civil rights board heard tales of increased racial profiling and police mistrust.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2012, Source: New America Media

Having been burned with SB 1070, some sanity is emerging.

Posted on: May 12, 2012, Source: New America Media

“Nobody is above the law, and nobody can misuse the legal process to silence those with different opinions.”

Posted on: Jan 24, 2011, Source: New America Media

“When you put children in a position of feeling threatened, it impacts how they learn,” said a Phoenix principal who has seen enrollment drop, likely due to immigration laws.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2010, Source: New America Media

“The anti-immigrant movement wants to create a world where people are afraid to socialize with people who are potentially undocumented. We say no to that way of thinking.”

Posted on: Dec 10, 2009, Source: New America Media

Religious and community leaders are trying to quell panic in Arizona’s immigrant community, fighting fear with information.

Posted on: May 26, 2009, Source: Feet in 2 Worlds

A bill in Congress would allow citizens to sponsor their same-sex partners to immigrate legally in the same way heterosexuals sponsor their spouses.