Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been sued for not turning over documents to federal officials investigating his department. Fi2W’s Valeria Fernandez broke down the lawsuit on PRI’s The Takeaway.
Republican candidates who favor greater restrictions on immigration won races in Arizona and Florida.
Immigrants in Arizona are relieved SB 1070 was blocked by an injunction, but they say their position continues to be perilous, and the fight is far from over.
Judge Susan R. Bolton temporary blocked the enactment of SB 1070 in Arizona by issuing a partial injunction on the most controversial aspects of the law until the court makes a final decision on its constitutionality.
The U.S. Secretary of State told a reporter on Ecuadorian TV that the Justice Department is planning to file a suit against Arizona’s SB 1070.
Yet another children’s character has been roped into the immigration debate. This time it’s a thinly disguised Kermit the frog, sponsored by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Sarah Palin.
What started as a spoof is now a biting protest against Arizona’s new immigration law.
Schools in both states are battlegrounds in the telling of American history, especially the role of Latinos in the U.S.
The suit by a broad coalition of civil rights groups is the latest move against Arizona’s new law, which has also prompted civil disobedience demonstrations.
SB 1070 has energized the immigrant movement in Arizona, and many women formerly in the shadows are stepping up to fight against the bill.