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Recent Blog Entries

Thanks, South Central, for celebrating diversity, for uniting us instead of dividing us.
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 ‘sb1070’

The unraveling: Arizona’s immigration law in the courts

The Supreme Court justices warned that if any civil rights violations were committed by overzealous cops who used SB 1070 simply to detain people in order to determine their immigration status, then lower courts could hear those cases. And that’s exactly what’s starting to happen now.


OUTRAGE AND PITY: Arizona immigration law sponsor’s ethical lapses via

Russell Pearce’s long, sorry saga has long evoked outrage in Arizona. But should it also evoke pity?


Trace Adkins, Jan Brewer and Lady Gaga on Arizona Immigration Law

Lady Gaga, Trace Adkins, Jan Brewer, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Arizona immigration law.