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    TAG : SB 1070

    No Papers No Fear: Where to Learn More

    Traveling by UnDocuBus from Phoenix to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, the undocumented activists behind No Papers No Fear knew the danger they were facing. But by refusing to give into fear, the UnDocuBus riders signaled a new era in immigrant rights activism, one that places ...

    Culture of Fear: Crockpot 07.27.12

    Utne's Guide to What You May Have Missed This WeekOn Tuesday, four undocumented immigrants revealed their status in front of Maricopa County Courthouse in Phoenix, and were promptly arrested, says In These Times. Inside the courthouse, county sheriff Joe Arpaio, an infamous supporter of ...

    The Commissioner Goes Down Watching

    In his latest column for The Nation author Dave Zirin takes Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to task for his refusal to move this year’s All-Star Game out of Arizona in response to that state’s “darkly punitive racial profiling law SB 1070.” MLB, Zirin points out, is, more ...

    Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Crusade Continues

    Though Arizona’s SB 1070 went into effect without its most controversial provisions, the legislation’s stated intent—attrition through enforcement—is nevertheless gaining traction among anti-immigrant legislators across the nation. In the wake of the law’s enactment, other states are ...

    Modified SB 1070 Goes Into Effect; How Federal Law Paved the Way

    Yesterday, 9th Circuit Judge Susan Bolton struck down many of the most controversial provisions in Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070, including the section requiring police to ask anyone they suspect of being undocumented for proof of citizenship. It’s a small victory. Today, a modified ...

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