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Recent Blog Entries

Apr 09 DIVERSE AND SMART: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Thanks, South Central, for celebrating diversity, for uniting us instead of dividing us.
Apr 01 CLIMATE CHANGE TOURISM NORTH OF ARCTIC CIRCLE
Up now on The Daily Beast, a travel story about my trip north of the Arctic Circle this January, to see things before they change.  
Mar 23 Arizona Immigration-Law Backer Woos Mexico
Many American Hispanics and Mexicans in Mexico see Arizona as a racist state, thanks to SB 1070.
Mar 18 Pew: Crossing border illegally more than once drives uptick in federal immigration crime
In 1992, 12 percent of sentenced federal offenders were unauthorized immigrants, the Pew Center reports today. Ten years later, 48 percent of sentenced federal offenders were unauthorized immigrants. The reason for the uptick: ┬ámore unauthorized immigrants who were caught crossing the border more than once have been sentenced to hard time – two years on […]
Dec 06 Luis Gutierrez, Immigration Reform and the Demographic Tsunami
Rep. Luis Gutierrez on 2014 immigration reform: “It will not be perfect, and it may not even be pretty.”
Nov 22 Shattered Dreams: Jan Brewer’s Arizona fails to investigate 6000 cases of child abuse
I’m not saying Juana could have prevented the massive CPS negligence, but with her education, heart and work ethic, she would have improved the culture at CPS, and would have helped the fragile, abused children who crossed her path.
Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Arizona Prison Healthcare Nightmare

USA Today: “Doctors ultimately diagnosed a cancerous tumor on his penis; the organ had to be amputated, and doctors told him the cancer had spread to his stomach.”

 

Immigrants and Healthcare in Arizona

An undocumented immigrant decides whether to die slowly in Phoenix or take his chances in Mexico.

 

Budget-strapped Arizona set to pass expensive law nailing immigrants for trespassing

IN THE MIDST OF CRIPPLING BUDGET PROBLEMS, ARIZONA LEGISLATORS WILL VOTE VERY SOON ON AN EXPENSIVE BILL THAT WILL JAIL HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF MEXICANS FOR TRESPASSING IN ARIZONA AND FORCE POLICE TO BE IMMIGRATION COPS. Earlier this week, I received an e-mail “alert” from a man named Eric Johnson, writing, as he put it, […]