After signing a controversial $600 million border security bill last week, President Barack Obama is drawing fire from immigration reform advocates and anti-immigrant conservatives alike.
For Arizona activists, the legal ruling on SB 1070 is “not a victory, it’s a relief,” says Pablo Alvarado of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON). He and others are leading a proactive movement for social justice for immigrants.
A federal judge has struck down some of the most controversial aspects of SB1070, the Arizona law which would have supported, according to some, racial profiling and other civil rights abuses. Women’s groups have yet to speak up about the blockage of certain provisions.
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Twelve members of the Women’s Emergency Human Rights Delegation flew to Arizona to document the stories and experiences of women and their children, after passage of the harshest state immigration law in the country.
Between new immigration legislation and education laws, anti-immigrant sentiment is overtaking Arizona, while we suffer collective amnesia about our own role in anti-immigrant policies.
In the case of mother versus fetus, picking the mother to live will get you excommunicated in Arizona.
By the end of March, 825 measures had been introduced in the 44 legislatures that have convened so far in 2010.
So much noise over Stupak may have drowned out the anti-choice legislation that passed in multiple states already this week.
Arizona may soon potentially ban health insurance companies that cover any public employee — from librarians to state workers — from covering abortion or any health services related to abortion.