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California Mulls Arizona Boycott Over Immigration Law

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The leader of the California Senate said Tuesday that the state should consider boycotting businesses from Arizona in protest of a new law there that ...

Sam Stein

Rubio: Arizona Immigration Bill 'Concerns' Me | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona's tough new immigration law has created a variety of headaches for the national Republican Party, which recognizes its precarious standing wit...

Stewart Hammers Arizona For Immigration Bill (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart took on Arizona for its controversial immigration bill last night, deeming it the "meth lab of democracy." The bill, which requires le...

Arizona's New Immigration Law Is a Sham, and That's Just Fine by Republicans

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

This law diverts law enforcement's attention from more serious crimes, forces police to defend frivolous lawsuits, creates fear among Hispanic communities and it puts a black mark on Arizona.

Somebody Close the Door: Reactions to Arizona Immigration Law Misses the Big Picture

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Well-intentioned people are quick to denounce Arizona. Why are they not calling for a boycott of Mexico? The truth is that Mexico is exporting its poverty in the form of illegal immigrants to the United States.

Mexico Issues Travel Warning Over New Arizona Immigration Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government is warning its citizens about travel to Arizona because of a tough new immigration law there. The travel aler...

Boycott the Arizona Diamondbacks and All Things Jerry Colangelo

John Amato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John Amato

The Diamondback people aren't just donating to the Republican Party like most professional sports team owners do -- they're helping to create this climate of fear and hate-mongering. It's obscene.

Arizona Immigration Law Carries Peril For Both Democrats And Republicans

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Backed into a corner by Arizona's tough new immigration law, Democrats and Republicans alike find themselves grappling with a volat...

Not the Arizona I Knew

Salena Tramel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Salena Tramel

Today I couldn't be more ashamed of where I'm from. The racist immigration bill signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer more or less turns my childhood home into a xenophobic police state.

Blanket Boycotts Won't Achieve Social Justice

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

As tempting as grandstanding can be, thoughtful research, careful calibration, and respectful dialog are more effective tools to achieve a repeal of the Arizona law and enactment of national immigration reform.

Terry Goddard Leads Jan Brewer In Arizona Gov's Race: Hispanic Voters Flocking To Democratic Candidate

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State Attorney General Terry Goddard (D) leads Republican incumbent Gov. Jan Brewer in Arizona's 2010 gubernatorial election, according to a new surve...

"By the Time I Get to Arizona" -- This Discrimination Must Stop

Chuck D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chuck D

The Arizona immigration bill -- which Governor Jan Brewer has decided to sign into law -- is racist, deceitful, and reflects some of the most mean-spirited politics against immigrants that the country has ever seen.

No Federal Help in Arizona, Gov. Brewer? That's a Laugh

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Mann

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, in signing last week's bill that makes potential criminals out of people with a swarthy complexion, said indignantly that citizens of her state "have been more than patient waiting for Washington to act."

Sam Stein

Twitter Users Hate Arizona's New Immigration Law | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tough immigration laws recently signed into law in Arizona have sparked a contentious debate within the nation's capital, where the issue had previous...

Immigration Fight Could Pit Blacks Against Brown

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Boyce Watkins

When it comes to protecting our families, we are willing to do almost anything. While Arizonans do not have the moral high ground when it comes to this new law, the truth is that they probably have little reason to care.

Arizona Immigration Law: Luis Gutierrez, Chicago Congressman, Says To Cancel Vacations To Arizona

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A controversial new immigration law in Arizona has prompted a public outcry across the nation. Even President Obama has expressed anger over the measu...

Tom Tancredo Says Arizona Immigration Law Goes Too Far, Still Supports It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: In an interview with Westword, Tancredo says that he does NOT believe that the Arizona bill "would allow police to simply pull someone over be...

Arizona Immigration Law: Reactions Vary From Fury To Ambivalence

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Backed into a corner by Arizona's tough new immigration law, Democrats and Republicans alike find themselves grappling with a volatile ...

Should San Francisco Officially Boycott Arizona?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

Is ostracizing Arizona the best way to go? In our great rush to protest potential discrimination, we should be careful that we don't discriminate ourselves.

Arizona Immigration Bill Makes History by Ignoring It

Chris Michael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Michael

PHOENIX--Arizona passed the toughest immigration bill in the United States on Friday that many critics say is a slap in the face to over a century of ...

Illegal Aliens

Robert Slayton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Slayton

History provides a simple, effective solution for Arizona's dilemma. Simply look back to the traditional definition of illegal alien, and ask everyone for their papers.

Andre Bauer, South Carolina Lt. Gov., Blames 'Flat-Out Lazy' People For Immigration Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Lt. Governor Andre Bauer (R-S.C.) introduced a new line of reasoning into the contentious immigration debate last week, blaming "flat-o...

You think you're outraged by Jan Brewer? How do you think we feel? (VIDEO)

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Jan Brewer has put Arizona in the news again today for all the wrong reasons. In just over a year Brewer, our unelected "accidental governor," has do...

Arizona Governor: Most Illegal Immigrants Are Smuggling Drugs

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday that most illegal immigrants entering Arizona are being used to transport drugs across the border, an asse...

Arizona Immigration Law Sending Shock Waves Across Political Spectrum, 2010 Midterm Elections

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — With the scrawl of a pen, GOP Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona awakened the dormant but explosive issue of illegal immigration, sendin...