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Politicizing the DREAM Act and Immigration

Cesar Vargas | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Cesar Vargas

The rhetoric on immigration this election cycle has been extreme, demonstrating a willingness to sacrifice common sense for fanatical politics. Even worse, the rhetoric has made immigration legislatively untouchable.

Are Unfinished Buildings Arizona's Version Of Rotting Crops In Alabama?

Posted 07.03.2012 | Latino Voices

As the construction industry booms in Arizona, builders in the state are having trouble finding workers to do the heavy lifting. “I’ve been doi...

Dear Governor Jan Brewer...

Ediberto Roman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Miami
Ediberto Roman

As I predicted several weeks ago, SB 1070 has been left essentially toothless. While it may require state law enforcement to make immigration status determinations, there isn't much that the state can do with the determinations once made.

Local Police Face Questions After SB 1070 Court Ruling

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 08.26.2012 | Latino Voices

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona's police chiefs and county sheriffs hoped a U.S. Supreme Court ruling would settle their long-running debate on what role, if...

Utah Reflects On Immigration Law After Supreme Court's Arizona Ruling

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

* Utah calls Supreme Court ruling a win * Architect says target was criminals, not soccer moms By Mary Slosson ...

Supreme Court Deals a Major Blow to Arizona's Immigration Law

David Leopold | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

The Court's ruling makes it crystal clear that America stands for the greater principles of equal treatment and non-discrimination, and racial profiling is unconstitutional and won't be tolerated.

Cristina Costantini

Supreme Court Ruling Leaves Both Sides Declaring Win, But Climate Of Fear Intact

HuffingtonPost.com | Cristina Costantini | Posted 06.26.2012 | Latino Voices

On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down three key portions of a polarizing Arizona immigration law, but upheld the most controversial part of the bil...

John Celock

'Jet Fuel On A Brush Fire'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

While Republican architects of Arizona's immigration law are declaring victory following Monday's Supreme Court ruling, Arizona Democrats also are cal...

Ruling On Brewer-Backed Law May Prompt New Battles

AP | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

BY JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — Police agencies that would enforce the most controversial part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law ...

The Flawed Case Against Immigration

David Bier | Posted 07.15.2012 | Latino Voices
David Bier

We all know the buzzwords--no amnesty, no unfunded mandates, no immigrant welfare. Opponents of sensible immigration policy repeat these lines so often you'd think that they really believed them

Brewer Claims Early Supreme Court Victory

Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer declared an early victory in the Supreme Court for her state's controversial immigration law, saying Wednesday's court hearing...

WATCH: Representative Blasts Romney's Immigration Policy 'Model'

Posted 02.29.2012 | Latino Voices

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is on a roll. A few weeks after strongly -- and comically -- rebuffing Newt Gingrich's 'Food Stamp President' claim a...

Cristina Costantini

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Spike As Immigration Debate Rages

HuffingtonPost.com | Cristina Costantini | Posted 04.03.2013 | Latino Voices

Juan Varela was shot in the neck in his front yard in Phoenix, Ariz., last May by his neighbor Gary Kelley. Moments before killing Varela in front of ...

Immigration Reform -- Move Over Congress!

Diane Dimond | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

The Supreme Court has given its seal of approval to one of Arizona's much maligned immigration laws. Is Congress even relevant on this issue anymore? ...

SB1070 Goes to U.S. Supreme Court, SB1070 Author to Be Recalled

Dawn Teo | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

After drafting Arizona's controversial new immigration law SB1070 last year, Arizona state Senate President Russell Pearce held the spotlight and became the anti-immigration poster boy in Arizona and across the nation.

Other States Now Proposing Arizona-Like Immigration Laws

Cindy Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Rodriguez

Legislators in Red States throughout the country are coming up with laws that rival Arizona's SB 1070. Here's the skinny on what's been proposed, so far.

Colorado Immigration Unlikely To Mimic Arizona's, Says Republican Randy Baumgardner

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Charles Ashby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republicans intend to introduce several illegal-immigration measures when the Legislature starts work this month, and at least one GOP member is hopef...

Non-Breaking News: GOP Opposition to DREAM ACT Is About Race

Gabe Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gabe Gonzalez

The immigration debate is not about law, not about fairness, not about justice. It's about race. Plain and simple. It's about the fear of more brown people coming into our society, our culture.

Jeb Bush Announces Opposition To Arizona's Immigration Law

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jeb Bush, younger brother of former president George W. Bush, announced over the weekend that he does not support Arizona's controversial immigration ...

Reid's Victory Shows the Importance of Latino Voters and the Immigration Issue

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Senator Reid is a champion for Latinos, immigrants and working people in Nevada and the nation. When we went to him and said it was time to call for a vote on the DREAM Act, he immediately put it on the schedule. He stood by us.

National Immigration Conference Kicks Off, But Can It Shift The Debate?

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Hair tightly braided and red, white, and blue flags in hand, two mischievous girls ran through the ballroom aisles towards their mother. There she sa...

They want Jan Brewer to be President!

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Arizona's unelected governor Jan Brewer is taking a page right out of Sarah Palin's playbook: Attack your opponent with questionable claims and outrig...

Organizing for Immigration Reform: An Interview With Deepak Bhargava

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Mr. Bhargava spoke with me on issues ranging from the potential impact of Latino voters and grassroots mobilizations, and the challenges facing progressive groups in the wake of Arizona's immigration law.

287(g): It's Broken. Don't Fix It, Get Rid of It.

Eric Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Rodriguez

Compelling evidence shows that the same poorly conceived and badly implemented enforcement strategies that have led to national outrage around Arizona...

Obama's "General" Wins One: The Legal and Historical Import of U.S. vs. Arizona

David Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Coleman

The decision in U.S. v. Arizona points to some important constitutional tensions that need to be recalled in a nation characterized by fractious Red states eager to embrace a power struggle with the government.