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Feds to Arpaio: Cooperate in Civil Rights Case or We'll Sue

Feds to Arpaio: Cooperate in Civil Rights Case or We’ll Sue

by on August 4 2010, 11:50AM

Justice officials tell the notorious sheriff he’s got until Aug. 17 to hand over documents.

Topics: Immigration, Joe Arpaio

Virginia Attorney General Issues His Own SB 1070

Virginia Attorney General Issues His Own SB 1070

by on August 4 2010, 9:30AM

It’s the latest and loudest push by a well-established anti-immigrant movement in the state.

Topics: Immigration

Cities Still Boycotting Arizona, But Does It Matter? Infographic

Cities Still Boycotting Arizona, But Does It Matter?

by Julianne Hing on August 3 2010, 5:22PM

At least 22 cities and counties have passed resolutions condemning the SB 1070-state.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Mapping the SB 1070 Boycotts Infographic

Mapping the SB 1070 Boycotts

by Hatty Lee on August 3 2010, 3:59PM

Topics: Immigration

Lady Gaga Denounces SB 1070 at Phoenix Concert

Lady Gaga Denounces SB 1070 at Phoenix Concert

by Jamilah King on August 2 2010, 1:04PM

She won’t join the boycott, but Gaga at least spoke her mind while playing the state.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Utah Reviews Legal Status of Immigrants on Hit List

Utah Reviews Legal Status of Immigrants on Hit List

by Jamilah King on July 30 2010, 5:30PM

Looks like the state’s letting xenophobes prevail.

Topics: Immigration, Utah Immigrant Hit List

Arpaio Arrests Dozens in SB 1070 Protests

Arpaio Arrests Dozens in SB 1070 Protests

by Jamilah King on July 30 2010, 1:33PM

Hundreds take to the streets in Arizona, and beyond.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Brewer Appeals Injunction Ruling

Brewer Appeals Injunction Ruling

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2010, 7:22PM

The Arizona governor wants the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to let the whole law go into effect while the lawsuits get resolved.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Scenes from SB 1070 Demonstrations Across the Nation Photo

Scenes from SB 1070 Demonstrations Across the Nation

by Jorge Rivas on July 29 2010, 3:54PM

ColorLines hits the streets—and surfs the Web—to illustrate a day of activism.

Topics: Immigration

What's Next for Arizona's SB 1070?

What’s Next for Arizona’s SB 1070?

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2010, 1:58PM

Activists storm the state as lawyers hunker down for a long fight.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Would You Ask This Man For His Papers?

Would You Ask This Man For His Papers?

by Daisy Hernandez on July 28 2010, 5:02PM

A new video from the ACLU reveals the racist underpinnings of Arizona’s SB1070.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Obama Slipping Among Latinos

Obama Slipping Among Latinos

by Daisy Hernandez on July 28 2010, 3:48PM

A new poll shows that worry about jobs and immigration reform are hurting the president’s approval ratings.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

DREAM Act Moves to the Top of the List

DREAM Act Moves to the Top of the List

by Julianne Hing on July 28 2010, 3:17PM

Congressional Democrats and Beltway activists are coming around to the idea of creating a path to citizenship for youth, with or without broader immigration reforms.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

A Breakdown of Legal Challenges to SB 1070 Infographic

A Breakdown of Legal Challenges to SB 1070

by Hatty Lee on July 28 2010, 2:47PM

Graphing the seven lawsuits challenging Arizona’s anti-immigrant law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Arizona--and Arpaio--Already Lead Country in 287(g) Round Ups

Arizona—and Arpaio—Already Lead Country in 287(g) Round Ups

by Kai Wright on July 28 2010, 12:41PM

The notorious sheriff accounts for a quarter of folks local cops have sent to feds.

Topics: Immigration, Kai Wright

An Interactive History of Arizona's March to SB 1070

An Interactive History of Arizona’s March to SB 1070

by Kai Wright on July 27 2010, 12:19PM

The law was neither a sudden development nor an organic one.

Topics: Immigration, Kai Wright

Youth Activists Shake Up Congress, but Reform Still a DREAM

Youth Activists Shake Up Congress, but Reform Still a DREAM

by Julianne Hing on July 27 2010, 9:43AM

The DREAMers are taking it to the streets—and pols’ offices, too.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

In Arizona, Feds Are Fighting a Monster They Built

In Arizona, Feds Are Fighting a Monster They Built

by Aarti Shahani on July 26 2010, 4:07PM

The federal judge weighing SB 1070 zeroed in a question the feds can’t answer: How does the law depart from the course Washington has already set.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Soundstrike Rages Against Arizona

Soundstrike Rages Against Arizona

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on July 26 2010, 2:56PM

A coalition of big name performers won’t play in Arizona until the state repeals SB 1070.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Utah's Not An Anomaly

Utah’s Not An Anomaly

by Jamilah King on July 23 2010, 3:03PM

At least 70 percent of identity theft starts with employees stealing personal data.

Topics: Immigration, Utah Immigrant Hit List