Click to play video Terry Greene Sterling on the people in her book 'Illegal: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone'

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:  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 ‘undocumented immigrant’

Can Arizona Sheriff back up claims of immigrant violence?

PINAL COUNTY SHERIFF IN MCCAIN AD HAS PROBLEMS BACKING UP CLAIMS OF “ILLEGAL ALIEN” VIOLENCE On these pages, I’ve been honored to introduce you to the work of some of the top journalists in Arizona. Brady McCombs, a reporter for The Arizona Daily Star, is one such journalist. He’s been writing about immigration in Arizona […]


Terry Greene Sterling writes book profiling the undocumented in Phoenix

“ILLEGAL, LIFE AND DEATH IN ARIZONA’S IMMIGRATION WAR ZONE” By Terry Greene Sterling I wrote this book because no human being is illegal. Instead, each human being is a human being, with character flaws and assets and a fascinating story, if you dig hard enough. Please join me on this journey into the unauthorized immigrant […]


Arizona’s immigration law prompts sorrow, outrage and a corrido

Eugene Rodriguez is a fourth generation Mexican American.  He attended Cal Santa Cruz and received a Master’s degree  in classical music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. For the last sixteen years,  the forty-eight -year -old classical guitarist has been at the helm of  Los Cenzontles, a non-profit cultural center in San Pablo,  California […]