Florida’s new law targeting undocumented immigrants has raised concerns in sectors of the local economy, with Arizona’s past experience serving as a possible precursor of both economic repercussions and unforeseen political consequences.
Tag: SB 1070
Arizona is seeing a surge in Latino voter registration and political activism that could be the leading edge of bigger political changes for the politically conservative state.
In Arizona, home of SB 1070, the head of the state farm bureau seeks reforms that make it easier for migrant workers to cross the border to work in U.S. fields.
Commentary by Erwin de Leon on how this week’s Supreme Court rulings on health care and SB 1070 will impact immigrants.
Fi2W columnist Jack Tomas invites us to an imaginary traffic stop in Arizona and asks who are the police most likely to suspect of being in the U.S. illegally?
In a split ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the “papers please” provision of SB 1070 and blocked the implementation of three other sections.
In a preliminary hearing, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin turned the conversation on Capitol Hill to the DREAM Act, saying that Arizona’s SB 1070 targeted innocent young immigrants.
On our radio partner WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show, Phoenix based reporter Valeria Fernandez gave insight into how Latinos are eyeing the GOP candidates.