Feet in 2 Worlds’ News Picks, June 26, 2012

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The fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision regarding Arizona’s immigration law continues to resonate.

NPR bloggers Frank James and Liz Halloran provide a useful rundown on the political ramifications of the decision.  QueensLatino provides the same in Spanish.  New American Media talks of how both opponents and defenders of the law seem intent on claiming victory.

Here are statements from both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney regarding SB 1070.

El Diario provides a different impression from an immigrant community worried about the remaining provision of the law, known as “Papers, Please.”  Democracy Now! hosts a conversation with an immigration activist and undocumented immigrant about SB 1070 racial profiling concerns.

In New York news, DNAInfo discusses the Democratic primary elections today, particularly the race between Charles Rangel and Adriano Espaillat that we’ve covered before.  Irish Echo speaks with a family of refugees from Northern Ireland and gets their reaction to the Supreme Court ruling.  Finally, the New York Daily News reveals the results of a new study showing the high concentration of Jews in Brooklyn.

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AboutJustin Mitchell
Justin Mitchell was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2002 with a degree in theater, and worked as an ESL teacher in the Czech Republic, Cambodia, and Korea. He is now a student at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism with a focus in international journalism. Follow him on Twitter @mittinjuschell.