With SB 1070 scheduled to go into effect tomorrow, unless Judge Susan Bolton issues a decision today striking down the law, the Spanish-language press examines how Arizona is preparing for the next few days.
Eve of SB 1070. An EFE analysis concludes that Judge Bolton’s decision, whatever it may be, will only deepen divisions in the immigration debate. La Opinión reports that Sheriff Joe Arpaio is adding a new section to his “tent city” for detainees he plans to apprehend if the law is allowed to go into effect, or for a “sweep” he plans to conduct tomorrow even if it is not. The La Opinión article, along with the AP and other outlets, also reports on activists’ plans to engage in acts of civil disobedience.
Children’s March. AOL Latino reprints an article by Maribel Hastings of America’s Voice about the Children’s March being held today outside the White House, during which U.S. citizen children will call for the Obama administration to stop deporting their parents and separating families. El Nuevo Herald, Mundo Hispánico, and El Diario La Estrella have more on the story.