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In an interview, Gov. Jan Brewer's spokesperson didn't wait for me to ask whether Arizona's anti-immigration law opened wide the flood gate to racial profiling -- he plowed right in and repeatedly denied that the law sanctioned racial profiling.
As Congress gears up for a major debate on immigration reform, we need to remember that there is no trade-off between rights and security. Protecting rights is what keeps all of us -- and our values -- safe.