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Entries by Afton Branche from 05/2010

Arizona's Message to Immigrants: Take Your Billions and Run

| Posted 05.03.2010 | Politics

A recent University of Arizona study found that Arizona's immigrant workers paid an estimated $2.4 billion in state taxes, and accounted for $44 billion in economic output that created 400,000 full-time jobs.

Immigration Enforcement: The Growing Federal-Local Battle

| Posted 05.11.2010 | Politics

Immigration and Customs Enforcement's federal-local partnership programs continue to proliferate -- but they may undermine local approaches to immigration enforcement.

The Real Problem With Arizona's Immigration Law? We've Heard It Before

| Posted 05.21.2010 | Politics

Federal officials in recent weeks have publicly opposed SB1070, Arizona's now-infamous immigration law. Department of Homeland Security Secretary (and...