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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

SB 1070 Hearings Suggest Portions of the Law Will Stand

SB 1070 Hearings Suggest Portions of the Law Will Stand

by Julianne Hing on July 23 2010, 11:30AM

The federal judge has indicated that if she does allow an injunction, it will be for certain sections and not the entire anti-immigrant law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Join The Fight Against SB 1070

Join The Fight Against SB 1070

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2010, 6:29PM

This week in Phoenix a federal judge is hearing arguments from immigrant and civil rights groups, the Department of Justice and the State of Arizona over whether or not SB 1070 should be implemented on July 29. SB 1070 makes…

Topics: Immigration

Utah State Employee Identified in Immigration Hit List

Utah State Employee Identified in Immigration Hit List

by Jamilah King on July 22 2010, 4:58PM

There’s finally a name in the case of Utah’s immigration hit list: Teresa Bassett. A person familiar with the case identified Bassett as a computer specialist in the Utah Department of Workforce Services and said she’s responsible for releasing a…

Topics: Immigration, Utah Immigrant Hit List

Justice Department Asks Judge to Block SB 1070 Today

Justice Department Asks Judge to Block SB 1070 Today

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2010, 12:23PM

DOJ and advocates have to prove the law would do irreparable harm if allowed to take effect.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Salvadoran Man Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Salvadoran Man Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

by on July 21 2010, 5:27PM

Jose Nelson Reyes-Zelaya had been in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody for a day when he was found dead after what officials called “apparent asphyxiation.”

Topics: Immigration

Utah State Employee Fired For Releasing 1,300 Names To Press

Utah State Employee Fired For Releasing 1,300 Names To Press

by Julianne Hing on July 21 2010, 5:25PM

Gov. Herbert called the worker’s scheming to get inside private government databases “methodical, thoughtful, very planned.”

Topics: Immigration, Utah Immigrant Hit List

Jan Brewer's $1 Million Legal Defense Fund for SB 1070

Jan Brewer’s $1 Million Legal Defense Fund for SB 1070

by Julianne Hing on July 21 2010, 12:27PM

Arizona’s collecting money from all over the country to pay for its $450 an hour private attorney.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

1,200 National Guard, Coming to a Border Town Near You

1,200 National Guard, Coming to a Border Town Near You

by Julianne Hing on July 20 2010, 4:41PM

A breakdown of where they’ll go. One guess which state gets the most.

Topics: Immigration