By Mariela Rosario | 07/26/2010 - 15:13 | 17 Comments
The lawsuit filed by the United States Department of Justice challenging Arizona's new immigration laws SB 1070 is finally getting it's day in court. The first hearing was held last Thursday, just a week before the new laws are set to go into effect.
The Justice Department's case was the third lawsuit challenging the new SB 1070 heard by ...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/29/2010 - 07:00 | 1 Comment
Although many are criticizing Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's recent assertion on local TV station KTVK that most immigrants trying to cross the border into Arizona are "drug mules," it's not the first time the Governor has made this argument. During a debate between the Arizona's four Republican candidates for governor earlier this month, Brewer made the...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/22/2010 - 08:00 | 2 Comments
Hillary Clinton dropped a bomb last week while talking to the Ecuadorean press when she declared that the White House was planning to file a federal law suit to stop Arizona from enacting their stringent new immigrations laws.
"President Obama has spoken out against the law because he thinks that the federal government should be determining...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/19/2010 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Arizona State Treasurer Dean Martin—currently vying for the Republican candidacy for governor—recently announced a plan to create tent cities to house the expected increase in the number of illegal immigrants arrested once the controversial new immigration laws go into effect.
Modeled on current camp-like set ups used by Sheriff Joe Arpaio...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/04/2010 - 15:43 | 2 Comments
President Obama met with Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona today to discuss immigration and border security. While Obama and Brewer are in sharp disagreement with regards to the immigration bill (SB 1070) she recently...
By Mariela Rosario | 05/14/2010 - 15:45 | 18 Comments
What can we say about Arizona Governor Jan Brewer? We must admit, we had no idea who she was until she upped and signed that crazy new immigration law into effect in Arizona. But since that fateful day a few weeks ago, it seems like there is no escaping her, or her insistence on passing insane laws that demonize Latinos in a state where 30...
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