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Racial Profiling Arizona

By Allowing Racial Profiling in Arizona, the Supreme Court Undermines the Well-Being of Women and Families

Ai-jen Poo | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Ai-jen Poo

In Arizona, Alabama and Georgia, anti-immigrant laws are legitimizing racial profiling. This profiling is tearing families apart and is violating women's and children's most basic rights.

Elise Foley

Luis Gutierrez: Who Is The Immigrant, Justin Bieber Or Selena Gomez? | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) pulled out a secret weapon on Wednesday to talk about the Arizona immigration law and potential for racial ...

Romney and Obama: Lost in the Arizona Desert

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Anthony D. Romero

I was inside the chamber as the justices indicated they were inclined to uphold at least part of Arizona's anti-immigrant law SB 1070. It's tragic that we have even gotten to this point.

The U.S. Supreme Court Will Decide And So Will We

Eliseo Medina | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics
Eliseo Medina

For two years, we have been living with the consequences of racial profiling state laws that violate our basic human and civil rights. But these mean-spirited laws that threaten the rights of citizens and immigrants will not be the last word.

Controversial Arizona Sheriff To Pay Huge Sum In Racial Profiling Case

AP | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) -- The office of an Arizona sheriff known for his efforts against undocumented immigrants has settled a claim with two men and will pay $...

Georgia "Show Me Your Papers" Legislation Will Endanger Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

Many survivors of domestic violence remain in the shadows -- terrified to call the police and afraid that seeking help will have a negative effect on their immigration status.

The U.S.-Mexico Border Is Getting Organized

John Carlos Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Carlos Frey

For the past few decades, U.S. policy has succeeded in marginalizing, exploiting and vilifying the U.S.-Mexico border region as well as the people who live and work there.

Arizona Billboard Warns: 'Racial Profiling Just Ahead'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) - Hispanic-rights leaders say they're targeting locals and tourists alike with a billboard warning of Arizona's new immigration law. The...

When Basketball Players Are Smarter Than Politicians

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

You know there's something wrong in Arizona when people who dribble a ball for a living demonstrate a better understanding of the law there than the p...

Arizona Parties Like It's 1924

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

Arizona's new Immigration Law is deeply and disturbingly un-American. My grandparents aren't here to say it. But I am.

Arizona Police Already Feeling Pressure From New Immigration Law

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Police enforcing Arizona's toughest-in-the-nation immigration law are allowed to consider if a person speaks poor English, looks nervo...

Arizona Strikes Out

Billy Weinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Billy Weinberg

Bud Selig and his peers now have the opportunity to put Jackie Robinson's lessons into practice. Baseball can step up to the plate to fight today's discrimination in Arizona.

Brian Bilbray, GOP Rep., Claims Clothes Identify Illegal Immigrants

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain has no reason to fear illegal immigrants "intentionally causing accidents on the freeway" -- according to Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.), "...

Sam Stein

John McCain's Campaign Clears Up Controversial Illegal Immigrant Quote | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain's office is clearing up a controversial statement the Arizona Republican made implying, during a recent interview on Fox News, tha...

John McCain: Illegal Immigrants 'Intentionally Causing Accidents On The Freeway'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor" on Tuesday Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) offered a strange defense of a stringent new Arizona immigration bill ...