Tag: Governor Jan Brewer


One Year Since SB 1070 Signed Into Law and a Long Journey for Immigrants

The signing of SB 1070 by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on April 23, 2010 struck fear in many undocumented immigrants. But the law also had the unintended consequence of emboldening some immigrants to get involved in politics and community organizing.

Border Fence – Photo: waynewhuang/flickr

Federal Judge Puts SB 1070 On Hold

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.


SB 1070 Supporters Present An Arizona Sing-A-Long

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.

Alma Ramos With Her Sons Bryan and David - Photo: Cristina DC Pastor

May Day: Immigrants Urgently Call for Reform as Arizona’s Law Looms

Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters marched in favor of national immigration reform and against Arizona’s new “anti-immigrant” law.


New Arizona Immigration Law Awakens Youth Protest Movement

Student walk-outs and acts of civil disobedience over the strictest state immigration law in the country may mark the start of a new wave of activism by immigrant youth in Arizona.

Attorney Dave Selden - Photo: Alicia Perrone

Intense Debate, Rising Fear as Arizona Immigration Enforcement Bill Heads to Final Vote

Legislation to criminalize undocumented immigrants may soon be headed to the governor’s desk in Arizona, causing alarm among immigrants and their supporters.