Last week, the Supreme Court upheld Arizona's "Legal Workers Arizona Act" (LAWA) enabling the state to revoke the business licenses of employers who hire undocumented workers. But is this really a win for the state?
Arizona's immigration law is creating a wave of Latino social network activism. Following the signing of S.B. 1070, one of the most anti-immigrant laws in the country, Latinos have chosen to mobilize online in numbers rarely seen before.
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.
In light of Arizona's immigration bill, several musicians converged last month in boycotting the state for future performances. Yet, at the same time, other artists have taken a different -- albeit no less inspired -- approach.