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The Disappearing Children of Arizona

The Disappearing Children of Arizona

by Michelle Chen on June 1 2010, 10:27AM

Public schools anticipate steep drops in enrollment that may be tied to swelling fears about the new anti-immigrant law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

The NYT Demonstrates How Not to Talk About Immigration

The NYT Demonstrates How Not to Talk About Immigration

by Channing Kennedy on May 19 2010, 9:00AM

A colorblind, white-as-default, fact-phobic approach typifies the many shortcomings of our dialogue around race, values and immigration.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Media

The Arizona Legal Battle is On

The Arizona Legal Battle is On

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 17 2010, 8:50PM

The battle over Arizona’s SB 1070 ratcheted up today when a coalition of legal advocates filed a class action suit against the state.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Arizona's Long Walk to SB 1070 Interactive

Arizona’s Long Walk to SB 1070

by Valeria Fern�ndez, Daisy Hernández on May 17 2010, 12:00PM

The Grand Canyon State is now considered a standard-bearer for anti-immigrant backlash. But it didn’t get there on its own. Check our interactive timeline of how the feds pushed Arizona over the right’s edge.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, History, Immigration

5 Real Reasons to Ignore Pew's Arizona SB1070 Poll

5 Real Reasons to Ignore Pew’s Arizona SB1070 Poll

by Channing Kennedy on May 13 2010, 9:00AM

Big new polls show majority support for Arizona’s new immigration law. Don’t believe them.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, Media

Brewer: 'I Do Not Know What An Illegal Immigrant Looks Like'

Brewer: ‘I Do Not Know What An Illegal Immigrant Looks Like’

by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2010, 5:32PM

Immediately following the press conference where Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 into law, someone in the press pool asked her to “please explain what criteria will be used to determine if someone is an illegal immigrant? What does…

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration