Fi2W’s Valeria Fernandez was inside the courtroom as arguments were heard on the controversial Arizona law that has inspired anti-immigrant laws around the nation.
The defeat of Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce in Tuesday’s recall election may make state lawmakers more cautious about supporting bills restricting illegal immigration. But supporters of Pearce, the architect of SB 1070, say they won’t be deterred.
Arizona’s new law requiring local and state police to arrest suspected undocumented immigrants is scheduled to go into effect tomorrow, unless a federal judge rules otherwise.
Valeria Fernandez in Phoenix cuts through the rhetoric and finds there actually is common ground between opponents and supporters of Arizona’s new immigration law.
The killing of a rancher near the U.S.-Mexico border enraged supporters of a bill in the Arizona legislature that would allow police to arrest migrants for trespassing in the state.
The Obama administration will continue to push for immigration reform until it’s done, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday, according to local media.
Dozens of human rights activists set out in a caravan from Phoenix to Washington D.C. to call attention to the criminalization of immigrants in Arizona.
The tragic earthquake and tsunami in their home country united dozens of Chilean immigrants in Arizona to share their sorrow and send aid to Chile.
Latino and immigrant families who have lost a child to violence formed their own Spanish-language support group in Phoenix.
Republican lawmakers are pushing for laws that would allow police to arrest undocumented migrants for “trespassing” in the state or for standing on a sidewalk to look for work.