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Immigrant Grassroots Organizations Say Arizona Boycott is Not Over
Posted on: Sep 14, 2011, Source: New American Media
A Hispanic advocacy group decided to call off the boycott initiated in response to brutal anti-immigrant legislation, but grassroots organizations were determined to stay put.
New Arizona Anti-Immigrant Bill Threatens Health Care, Education
Posted on: Mar 1, 2011, Source: New America Media
The 'papers please' law isn't the only monstrosity cooked up in Arizona.
Giffords Shootings: the Poisonous Fruit of Arizona's Vicious Politics
Posted on: Jan 10, 2011, Source: New America Media
"The anger, the hatred, the bigotry that goes on in this country is getting to be outrageous," Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik said. "Arizona, I think, has become the capital.
As Election Looms, Observers Are Watching AZ Immigration Law Case Closely
Posted on: Nov 1, 2010, Source: New America Media
SB 1070’s impact has gone beyond Arizona races as the law has become part of the national immigration debate.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Accused of Illegally Misspending $80 Million While Conducting Draconian Immigration Round-ups
Posted on: Sep 30, 2010, Source: New America Media
Arpaio's office used a shadow system, a separate set of payroll books to get around the law barring the use of taxpayer-supported jail funds for other purposes.
Latino Baseball Fans Divided on AZ Boycott
Posted on: Aug 24, 2010, Source: New America Media
Protesters have been chanting outside every Diamondbacks' game since Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 into law.
Schools Are No Longer Safe in Arizona
Posted on: Jun 24, 2010, Source: New America Media
Educators and attorneys fear that police could enforce the state’s new immigration law in the public schools.
5 Arizona Immigrant Women Tell of Terror, Civil Rights Violations
Posted on: Jun 13, 2010, Source: New America Media
The Arizona women painted a picture of abuse during a special hearing before Congress.
Latinos, Blacks Join Fight for Civil Rights in Arizona
Posted on: Apr 26, 2010, Source: New America Media
“Congress has reserved enforcement of immigration law for federal government, with very few explicit areas for a role for states or localities. This is not one of them.”
Arizona’s Harsh Crackdown on Immigrants May Be the Spark the Immigration Reform Movement Needs
Posted on: Apr 23, 2010, Source: deleted
Arizona becomes first state in the nation to consider it a crime for a person to be an undocumented immigrant.
Arizona: ICE, Tea Parties Panic Immigrants
Posted on: Apr 16, 2010, Source: New America Media
What immigration authorities called the nation’s single largest operation to fight human smuggling spread fear and panic among residents in Phoenix and Tucson neighborhoods.
Arizona Legislature Makes Being Undocumented a Crime
Posted on: Apr 14, 2010, Source: New America Media
Arizona is on track to become the first state in the nation to make it a misdemeanor for a person to be there without legal immigration documents.
Immigration Courts Swamped by Backlogs
Posted on: Apr 9, 2010, Source: New America Media
Judicial vacancies, staff shortages, and increased detention, which started under Bush and continues to grow under Obama, are part of the reason for the huge immigration caseload.
Churches Ease Immigrant Fears in Wake of New Arizona Law
Posted on: Feb 24, 2010, Source: New America Media
Law that requires state employees to report suspected undocumented immigrants to federal authorities is sowing fear in immigrant communities.
Immigrant Detained in Raid Sues Arizona Sheriff Arpaio’s Office for Mistreatment
Posted on: Feb 20, 2010, Source: Feet in 2 Worlds
More problems for Sheriff Joe: A former undocumented worker is accusing the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office of negligence and mistreatment in a federal suit.
Pregnant and Shackled: Hard Labor for Arizona's Immigrants
Posted on: Jan 28, 2010, Source: New America Media
Undocumented immigrants like Miriam Mendiola Martinez are forced to give birth while wearing "soft restraints."
Fighting a Community's Fear with Hard Information
Posted on: Dec 14, 2009, Source: New America Media
A new Arizona law is causing fear and confusion among immigrant communities.
Why is the Government Criminalizing Humanitarian Aid at the U.S.-Mexico Border?
Posted on: Jul 1, 2009, Source: IPS News
Volunteers who leave water jugs for migrants at the border are getting slapped with absurd littering charges.
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