AIDS hits DC Black Community Hard, Arizona Businesses Suffer Amid Migrant Crackdown

By The News Nov 27, 2007

Latino Businesses Impacted by Arizona Immigrant Crackdown As large numbers of the Phoenix Latino population start leaving the state in the wake of a crackdown on undocumented workers, businesses are starting to feel a slow down in customers. MSNBC D.C’s African American Community Hit Hard By HIV Washington D.C’s first AIDS update since 2000 shows that 80 percent of the 3,269 HIV cases identified between 2001 and 2006 within the city were within the black community. The report states that the disease, "has become a modern epidemic with complexities and challenges…" Washington Post Delay in Crackdown of U.S. Companies that Employ Undocumented Workers The modification of the crackdown was influenced by the Administration’s consideration of the amount of errors in the Social Security database making it impossible to enforce immigration laws without disrupting workplaces and discriminating against legal workers as well. The Seattle Times