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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:  more 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 ‘Latino’

Henry Rollins and the 2012 Election

Henry Rollins was fascinated with Latino history in Phoenix, and the Latino electorate, and what will happen in the 2012 election.

 

ARIZONA IMMIGRATION LAW SB1070 – A PRIMER

DID YOU EVER WANT TO READ THE TEXT OF ARIZONA’S IMMIGRATION LAW, SLATED TO TAKE EFFECT THIS SUMMER BARRING COURT CHALLENGES? HERE IT IS. HERE IS THE AMENDMENT. HERE IS THE GOVERNOR’S  EXECUTIVE ORDER FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING. HERE IS VIDEO OF AUTHOR OF LAW INSTRUCTING POLICE ON “REASONABLE SUSPICION.” You’ll note in the text […]

 

Part Two: Arizona immigration law and schools

Some Arizona schools have policemen on their campuses. The new immigration law, slated to go into effect in July if it is not stalled by court action or initiatives,  requires all police officers in the state to become immigration enforcers. If the police do not arrest people without papers they “reasonably suspect” of being in […]