A new report in Social Science Quarterly debunks the claim that immigrants cause a rise in crime, despite the assertions of SB 1070 supporters.
Detained in an immigration raid and subsequently released, the Figueroas were among the thousands who protested in Phoenix on Saturday.
Yet another children’s character has been roped into the immigration debate. This time it’s a thinly disguised Kermit the frog, sponsored by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Sarah Palin.
What started as a spoof is now a biting protest against Arizona’s new immigration law.
The suit by a broad coalition of civil rights groups is the latest move against Arizona’s new law, which has also prompted civil disobedience demonstrations.
SB 1070 has energized the immigrant movement in Arizona, and many women formerly in the shadows are stepping up to fight against the bill.
Arizona’s tough new immigration law, and the debate over immigration reform continue to dominate the headlines of Spanish-language media.
The MLB players union has openly criticized the law, and pro baseball and basketball players are speaking out.
FI2W interviews Muzaffar Chishti of the Migration Policy Institute about the impact of NY Gov. David Paterson’s plan to accelerate the granting of pardons for legal immigrants with old or minor criminal convictions.
Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters marched in favor of national immigration reform and against Arizona’s new “anti-immigrant” law.