“Show Me Your Papers” Law Set to Go Into Effect In Arizona After Judge’s Ruling

By: Thursday September 6, 2012 1:12 pm

It’s sad that we have to see the injustice of a “show me your papers” law in action before invalidating it, but that’s what it’s going to take.


AZ Senate Candidate Richard Carmona on SB 1070 and Other Issues

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 7:08 pm

SB 1070, also called Arizona SB 1070, requires anyone in the country (over age 14) for more than 30 days to register with the US government and carry papers at all times. Not having documents is a misdemeanor crime. More importantly, the new law “requires that state law enforcement officers attempt to determine an individual’s immigration status during a “lawful stop, detention or arrest”, or during a “lawful contact” not specific to any activity[9] when there is reasonable suspicion that the individual is an illegal immigrant.[10]” Dr. Carmona, who is critical of the new law.

Supreme Court Immigration Ruling Reflects Election Debate on Immigration

By: Monday June 25, 2012 11:25 am

The Supreme Court’s opinion in Arizona’s SB1070 fits nicely with the Presidential election. In a bit of coincidental timing, Mitt Romney happens to be in Arizona today at a fundraiser. And he has basically lined up with the Arizona law, most of which was overturned today as pre-empted by federal oversight.

Beyond May Day, Frustrated Immigrant Movement Forges Ahead

By: Saturday May 5, 2012 1:25 pm

May Day has historically had a pro-migrant message, from its origins in 19th-century working-class Chicago, to its revival in 2006 as a day of protest for immigration reform. But this year, even with the added momentum of Occupy Wall Street, the pro-immigrant mobilizations were relatively modest, according to advocates, though the struggles facing immigrants are growing more dire.

Outcry to Brewer-Obama Exchange Reflects Growing Hispanic Political Awareness

By: Saturday January 28, 2012 7:53 am

I’m not going to get into the drama of Barack Obama’s run-in with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer at the airport. It’s just cable news fodder, so let them handle it. What does interest me is the fact that the biggest sub-group of Arizonans fascinated with the exchange are the Latino community, an indicator of why Obama went to Arizona in the first place.

Democrats see the chance that President Obama’s heated exchange with Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona on the airport tarmac in Phoenix could help him with the Hispanic voters he came West to court this week.

Raul Grijalva Hits Arizona Senators, Governor for Hypocrisy on Immigration Law

By: Monday August 2, 2010 7:15 pm

Congressman Raul Grijalva of Arizona appears on Countdown to address hypocrisy from John McCain, John Kyl and Jan Brewer on immigration laws.

Judge Bolton Enjoins Arizona Immigration Law

By: Wednesday July 28, 2010 11:31 am

Judge Susan Bolton of the District Court for the District of Arizona has enjoined the most significant aspects of the Arizona Immigration Law.

Robert Rodriguez’s MACHETE Has Some Cinco de Mayo Words for AZ

By: Wednesday May 5, 2010 7:30 pm

A very special Cinco de Mayo card to Arizona from director Robert Rodriguez, starring Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro, Lindsay Lohan, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin and Danny Trejo as the title character Machete.

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