One of our takeaways from yesterday’s Supreme Court hearing on Arizona v. United States is the serious disconnect between the discussion in the court room and how the law would actually play out on the ground. Incredibly, at the start of the federal government’s case, Chief Justice Roberts told Solicitor General Donald Verrilli that he… Continue »

Yesterday, at the Supreme Court, the federal government battled it out with Arizona over the latter’s controversial anti-immigrant law, SB 1070.  As you recall, SB 1070 was drafted largely by informal Romney advisor and notoriously anti-immigrant, Kris Kobach — who also holds connections to the shady Tanton network. The bill was also sponsored in the… Continue »

“If there’s one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that half of us will not agree on even that,” starts off Stephen Colbert on his popular late-night TV show’s segment, The Word, wittily entitled “United, We Can’t Stand Them.” Rumor has it that immigrants are pyromaniacal, highly-contagious, economy-wrecking terrorists. And now, according to… Continue »

La gobernadora del estado de Arizona, la republicana Jan Brewer, reconoció que “existe la posibilidad” de que se den encarcelamientos masivos, si finalmente se desbloquean las secciones de la ley de inmigración SB1070 que fueron suspendidas por varios tribunales federales y cuya constitucionalidad empezó hoy a analizar el Tribunal Supremo.

Arizona’s Harassment Law Has Alienated Latinos, Asians, and Other Voters from GOP ***CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO AUDIO FROM TODAY’S CALL*** Washington, D.C. – On a press call today, U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ/7) joined immigrant rights leaders to discuss yesterday’s SB1070 hearing at the U.S, Supreme Court and highlight the dangerous consequences of Republican presidential candidate… Continue »