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Faith Leaders Criticize Ariz. 'Anti-Immigrant' Bill

Religion News Service | By Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Religious leaders are outraged over a bill passed by Arizona legislators that criminaliz...

Move the Game: Baseball Must Say No to Racism

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Deepak Bhargava

I was born in India, but grew up in the Bronx and am about as ferocious a Yankees fan as you'll find (please do keep reading even if you aren't!). Wh...

Is Brewer Replacing Palin as Fox News darling?

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer seems to be replacing Sarah Palin as Fox News' right-wing darling du jour. Brewer was just interviewed -- again, making this at least the 5th time Fox has pitched softball questions at Brewer since she signed SB1070.

Study: On Path to "Assimilation," Latino Immigrants Cross the Colorline

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Institutional racism appears to be breaking up the Latino community along color lines in a new twist on the old story of "passing."

A Message to NYPD Commissioner Kelly: We're Against Arizona's Immigration Law, Please Join the Club

Afton Branche | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Afton Branche

Today a group of 55 social justice, immigrant and civil rights organizations in New York sent a letter to NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly asking him to speak out against SB1070.

You think YOU'RE outraged? [VIDEO]

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Jan Brewer and other out-of-touch officials continue to make Arizona famous for all the wrong reasons. Our accidental governor recently signed into la...

The Latino 11th Commandment: Thou Shall Not Criticize the "Leaders"

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

The Latino activist community has by any objective standard failed in its stated mission of achieving immigration reform.

The Tea Party: "Don't Tread on Me. Tread on That Other Guy."

The Other 98% | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Other 98%

If "Don't Tread On Me" really means "Do Tread on that Other Guy", or worse, "Do Tread on that (Brown) Guy", then you are fighting not for the America of our Founders, but for the totalitarian nightmare you so declaim.

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

Afton Branche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Afton Branche

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

Brewer and Palin: Border Confusion (VIDEO)

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

If Gov. Jan Brewer is so serious about the border crisis, then why are her "solutions" always publicity stunts?

Brewer Going Rogue in Arizona? You Betcha

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Instead of bringing us real leadership on Arizona's border-security problems, Gov. Jan Brewer brought us Sarah Palin, a leader on ... um... seeing Russia's border from Alaska.

Sarah Palin's Latest Rogue Move: Supporting Racist Profiling Law

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

I challenge Sarah Palin to debate me on Arizona and immigration reform. Communities across America have been asking whether leading Republicans would ...

SB1070 and the Immigration Debate

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Suarez

President Obama promised he still wants to get it done... Activists started dark murmurings about November and the Latino vote... And the clock conti...

AZ Governor's Latest Boycott Solution: Rebranding

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

Jan Brewer has asked a newly formed task force to rebrand and reposition the state of Arizona, starting with a $250,000 marketing campaign.

Arizona Finds New Friends Down South

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

Who loves you, Arizona? Not California. Not New Mexico. Not even Texas. Try whistling Dixie. Since the passage of SB1070, Arizona's new immigration ...

Taking on Big Whitey

Kara Vallow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kara Vallow

Looking back, I suppose the election of Barack Obama was always bound to kick over the stone of American racism and reveal the wriggling horrors beneath, but who really could have ever predicted how bad it would get?

You Are not Welcome in Arizona

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

Over the past three weeks, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has used her office to send a clear message to Latinos in her state and throughout the nation: "We don't want you here."

Facing History, and Arizona

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

It is easy to be cowed by mere numbers in the immigration debate. More than 12 million undocumented people reside in the United States. But whether yo...

Boycott? No, Lets Win In Arizona!

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

I've been the Executive Director of the Arizona Democratic Party since June 2009. Previously, I worked for Congressman Raúl Grijalva and performed fi...