Arizona Rising

Ahn, Christine; Burnham, Linda
May 2010
Foreign Policy in Focus;5/13/2010, p2
The article focuses on the enactment of the immigration legislation Senate Bill (SB) 1070 in Arizona on April 23, 2010. It notes that Governor Jan Brewer signed into a law a legislation that allows the police to stop and interrogate people who they suspect as being undocumented immigrants. It is said that the new law permits local authorities to racially profile anyone. It adds the opposition to SB1070 involves immigrant communities, immigrant rights movement as well as the rights of women and workers.


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