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What Ever Happened to SB 1070?

What Ever Happened to SB 1070?

by on March 5 2013, 9:00AM

Suddenly, federal immigration reform is all the rage. Does this mean an end to the recent trend of racially charged, anti-immigrant laws like Arizona’s SB 1070?

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Meet RJ Brewer, the Anti-Immigrant SB1070-Loving Lucha Libre Wrestler

Meet RJ Brewer, the Anti-Immigrant SB1070-Loving Lucha Libre Wrestler

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 3:52PM

Yes, ‘RJ Brewer’ — real name, John Stagikas — says his mama is Arizona governor Jan Brewer.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Jenni Rivera Was One of First Stars to Call Arizona's SB1070 Racist

Jenni Rivera Was One of First Stars to Call Arizona’s SB1070 Racist

by Jorge Rivas on December 9 2012, 5:20PM

AP is reporting that a small plane carrying Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera has gone missing after taking off from the city of Monterrey.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ruling: South Carolina's 'Papers Please' Provision Moves Forward

Ruling: South Carolina’s ‘Papers Please’ Provision Moves Forward

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2012, 10:26AM

But the ruling leaves the door open for future legal challenges to the provision.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, SB 1070 Copycats

Civil Rights Groups Worry as SB 1070 Goes into Effect

Civil Rights Groups Worry as SB 1070 Goes into Effect

by Jorge Rivas on September 19 2012, 12:51PM

On Tuesday, a federal judge cleared the way for Section 2B of Senate Bill 1070 that requires Arizona law enforcement officials check the immigration status of anyone they encounter and believe is undocumented.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Arizona's SB1070 'Show Me Your Papers' Provision Likely to Go Into Effect

Arizona’s SB1070 ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Provision Likely to Go Into Effect

by Jorge Rivas on September 6 2012, 2:33PM

On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton virtually cleared the way for Arizona to start questioning suspected undocumented immigrants they come in contact with.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Funny or Die Brings You Jan Brewer's 'Self-Deportation Station'

Funny or Die Brings You Jan Brewer’s ‘Self-Deportation Station’

by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 1:05PM

Actress Mary Steenburgen does such a good job at impersonating Jan Brewer that you won’t know whether to laugh or cry after watching this video.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

State Legislatures Passed 20% Fewer Immigration Laws in 2012

by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 1:51PM

Is the anti-immigrant state lawmaking spree on the wane?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Justice Kennedy Never Used the Term ‘Illegal Immigrants’ in SB1070 Ruling

by Jorge Rivas on July 5 2012, 5:28PM

Supreme Court’s 1070 ruling Drops the I-Word.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Justin Bieber or Selena Gomez? Play 'Pick Out The Immigrant' Game Online

Justin Bieber or Selena Gomez? Play ‘Pick Out The Immigrant’ Game Online

by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 4:34PM

You can now play Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s ‘Pick Out The Immigrant’ game online.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Feds Reveal Their Janus Face on Arizona's Racial Profiling

Feds Reveal Their Janus Face on Arizona’s Racial Profiling

by on June 28 2012, 9:24AM

Despite the Obama administration’s protest of Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, federal immigration officials are poised to continue detaining people rounded up through the state’s “show me your papers” law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez Gives Congress  'Pick Out The Immigrant' Pop Quiz!

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez Gives Congress ‘Pick Out The Immigrant’ Pop Quiz!

by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2012, 3:51PM

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez discussed the SB 1070 Supreme Court decision on the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday and provided a short quiz he called “Pick Out The Immigrant” with celebrity subjects like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

President Obama Still Concerned About 'Practical Impact' of Remaining SB 1070 Provision

President Obama Still Concerned About ‘Practical Impact’ of Remaining SB 1070 Provision

by Jorge Rivas on June 26 2012, 11:00AM

Mr. Obama, for his part, said on Monday he is “pleased” the court struck down some of the law’s key provisions. He also acknowledged that the court’s ruling put the responsibility for immigration law squarely in the federal government’s hands.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

What's Next for Arizona and 'Show Me Your Papers' Laws?

What’s Next for Arizona and ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Laws?

by on June 26 2012, 10:16AM

The legal wrangling is not nearly done. The Supreme Court let the law stand based on the administration’s colorblind challenge, but justices invited a future debate over racial profiling.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

The People of Arizona Won't Comply With Hate

The People of Arizona Won’t Comply With Hate

by Mónica Novoa on June 26 2012, 9:18AM

Lost in the legal back-and-forth of this week’s Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s SB 1070 is a simple fact: immigrants are human beings, and this fight is deeply personal.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Drop the I-Word

Feds End Enforcement Program in Arizona Following Supreme Court Ruling

by on June 25 2012, 4:42PM

Administration officials say the program will be lifted in any state that implements a law similar to Arizona’s SB 1070.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

ACLU Commits $8.77 Million 'War Chest' to Challenge State Anti-Immigrant Laws

ACLU Commits $8.77 Million ‘War Chest’ to Challenge State Anti-Immigrant Laws

by Jorge Rivas on June 25 2012, 1:46PM

The U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld a key provision of Arizona’s draconian anti-immigrant law will lead to racial profiling and discrimination, ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero warned today.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Ala. Attorney General Luther Strange Responds to SCOTUS SB 1070 Ruling

by Jorge Rivas on June 25 2012, 12:58PM

Arizona’s immigration law, known as Senate Bill 1070, passed in 2010. Since then, five other states, including Alabama, have passed similar legislation.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Supreme Court’s Arizona Ruling Hurts the Economy, as Well as People

by Kai Wright on June 25 2012, 11:49AM

The longer we go without creating sane immigration policy, the longer we rob the economy of $150 billion in economic activity a year, says Imara Jones.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, /NOW

Jan Brewer Responds to SCOTUS SB 1070 Ruling:  'A Victory for the Rule of Law'

Jan Brewer Responds to SCOTUS SB 1070 Ruling: ‘A Victory for the Rule of Law’

by Jorge Rivas on June 25 2012, 11:44AM

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer released a statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold portions of SB 1070.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

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