Immigrants in the City

Stories about immigrant communities in American cities.

Arizona State Sen. Russell Pearce - Photo: www.JoseMunozPhotos.com

2011 Saw Gains for Arizona’s Pro-Immigrant Movement

One year after SB 1070 made Arizona infamous for harsh anti-immigration policies, the law’s architects encountered a harsh backlash: State Senator Russell Pearce was recalled from office and Sheriff Joe Arpaio was slammed with a scathing report from the DOJ.

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Podcast: A Tale of Two Dairy Farms

In this podcast episode reporter Valeria Fernandez takes listeners back to the pre-SB 1070 era in Phoenix, where she managed to find common ground within Arizona’s tense immigration politics.