Tag: SB 1070


Podcast: Young Latinos Work To Get Out The Vote In Arizona

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.

Crops Rot due to Lack of Workers—Farmers Talk of Immigration Reform

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.

The Supreme Court Rulings and Their Effects on Immigrant Communities

Commentary by Erwin de Leon on how this week’s Supreme Court rulings on health care and SB 1070 will impact immigrants.

After the Supreme Court’s Decision, How is that AZ Immigration Law Going to Work?

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?

Supreme Court Hands Down Split Decision on Arizona Immigration Law

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.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on SB 1070

Fi2W’s Valeria Fernandez was inside the courtroom as arguments were heard on the controversial Arizona law that has inspired anti-immigrant laws around the nation.

Immigration SB 1070 Author, Opponents Spar Ahead of Supreme Court Hearing

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.

Appeals Court Blocks Controversial Sections of Tough Alabama Immigration Law

A victory for immigrant rights groups opposed to the toughest state immigration law in the nation.


On Eve of Arizona Primary, a Look at Latino Voters in the State

On our radio partner WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show, Phoenix based reporter Valeria Fernandez gave insight into how Latinos are eyeing the GOP candidates.

In Response to AZ Ban, Students in Tucson Hold Their Own Ethnic Studies Classes

Since the Mexican American Studies program was shut-down in the Tucson Unified School District, students have walked out of class in protest and held their own teach-ins.