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Arizona and Our Future

Shakira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shakira

I love America and what it inspires, but Arizona's new immigration law threatens to tarnish the great values this country stands for. I stand beside all American families who believe in fairness and human rights.

Arizona Ethnic Studies Classes Banned, Teachers With Accents Can No Longer Teach English

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona's new immigration law is just about crime, its supporters say, but given that the state's new education policy equates ethnic studies programs...

Students Withdraw From Arizona Universities In Reaction To Immigration Law

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In a letter to the school, University of Arizona President Robert Shelton said the college is feeling the effects of the state's new immigration law -...

Arizona Police Launch First Immigration Crackdown Under New Law (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio launched his latest crime and immigration sweep Thursday, arresting 89 people, with 61 suspected of bein...

Razing Arizona: Given Its Authors, New Law Is No Surprise

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

Given the author of Arizona's new law to legalize racial profiling, no one should be surprised about its draconian nature - or its intended targets.

Past Statements Tell Present Truth About Immigration Law's Goals

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Colorado gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis seems to think we should do to civil rights what insurance firms have done to, say, health care -- deny people rights and privileges based on their ascribed characteristics.

Ricky Martin Slams Arizona's Immigration Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Singer Ricky Martin joined in the criticism of Arizona's new law that will allow police to stop anyone they think might ...

Arizona Immigration Law Could Send Business To Denver

The Denver Post | Ann Schrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado and other states may land extra convention trade -- and perhaps even businesses -- in the wake of Arizona's controversial new anti-illegal-im...

Arizona's Dangerous Precedent -- and the Path Forward on Immigration Reform

Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva

Turning immigrants into scapegoats for every social and economic setback is not what America should be about. The new Arizona law has introduced the unspoken word "race" into the debate.

Arizona, Immigration, and the Coming Shake-Up

Eric Byler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Byler

You can't judge a state by its legislature. I have been welcomed by all here in Arizona, and in particular by members of the Phoenix business community deeply concerned about the potential economic impact of SB 1070.

Do I Look "Illegal"? -- Latino Nationwide Movement Building

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Axel W. Caballero

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.

The Day Jesus Got Saved: A Conversion Story for Arizona

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

Jesus was on the verge of burn-out from the crush of healin' and teachin'. It had been ages since he had a day off. So, he decided it was time for a ...

Arizona Immigration Law: Police Officer, Latino Group File First Legal Challenges

AP | BY JONATHAN J. COOPER and PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Anger mounted Thursday over an Arizona measure cracking down on illegal immigration as a police officer sued to challenge it, governor...

Rachel Maddow Tackles Scott McInnis's Arizona Comments (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis's endorsement of Arizona's controversial new immigration laws is now making news beyond Colorado. Rachel Maddow...

Capitol 9: Non-Violence Against Legalized Racial Profiling

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Denise Tejada Just as the Chicago 7 be...

Hue and Cry

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

There's a hue and cry about bailouts when our trade laws call on the President to act when production is endangered, not wait for it to go bankrupt and need a bailout.

Denver Public Schools BOYCOTTING Arizona

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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Jason Linkins

Donald Trump Defends Arizona's Immigration Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an interview that's sure to revive CNN's brand and make Larry King relevant again in the non-celebrity-divorce sense, here's reality-teevee show host and builder of sketchy condo-hotels Donald Trump, speaking out!

The Politics of Distraction: The Arizona Immigration Abomination and Governor Brewer

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

The Politics of Distraction have proven very effective for the GOP yet again. It was sheer brilliance to use the Palin wannabe, Arizona Governor Jan B...

Arizona Immigration Law: Let Them Look Inside Your Sole

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Tired of being under constant scrutiny? Worn out from that daily police stop? Well, friends, just slip on a pair of AngLoafers and your worries are over!

What In The Sam Hill Is Wrong With Arizona?

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

I don't know what it is exactly about Arizona, but I do know that the state needs to be boycotted like a Montgomery bus. That state must realize that you cannot treat any group of people as lesser than the rest, nor can you disrespect the country's largest minority group and expect to emerge unscathed.

To Catch a Fire: Diamondback Protests Take Off

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Make no mistake about it: the Diamondbacks protest is catching fire. It nationalizes an issue many on the anti-immigrant right would rather see tucked away in the shadows of the Southwest.

Hello, Nebraska! Fighting Illegal Immigration at the Local Level

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

Let me get this straight. The Feds won't act to fix our immigration mess, but the states can't do anything either because it's the Feds' job? Oh, what a paralyzed mess we've become.

Arizona Law Normalizes Racial and Ethnic Profiling

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

As a Japanese American who spent part of my childhood in an internment camp, I know all too well the effects of racial profiling. As legislators, we have the responsibility to nurture a united America, not one divided by our worst fears.

SNL's Seth Meyers Slams Arizona's Immigration Law, Calls It 'Fascist' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This past weekend, Seth Meyers took Arizona's lawmakers to task on the immigration bill. Pointing out the hypocrisy of it all, he stated: "I know th...