A trend is emerging: states pass controversial immigration measures, then brakes are applied in the federal court system.
Fi2W’s Valeria Fernandez and filmmaker Dan De Vivo are completing work on “Two Americans,” a film that focuses on Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and a nine year old girl whose immigrant parents were arrested by his deputies.
The high court has heard arguments on the Arizona Employer Sanctions law which allows the state to revoke the license of businesses that hire undocumented immigrants–and requires participation in the federal E-Verify program.
The president’s speech on immigration was eloquent, but it left many questions unanswered.
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.