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ICE Dismisses Dozens of Deportation Cases in Arizona
Posted on: Jul 17, 2013, Source: New America Media
Many of the cases root back to identity theft charges and sweeps conducted by good-ol' Joe Arpaio.
'Undocuqueers' at Crossroads Over Immigration, Gay Rights
Posted on: May 31, 2013, Source: New American Media
Gay advocates of immigration reform are being forced to abandon same-sex partner rights to pass bill.
Arizona's Joe Arpaio Found Guilty of Racial Profiling in Immigration Sweeps, Enforcement
Posted on: May 29, 2013, Source: New America Media
Civil rights advocates expect the ruling to send a chilling message to other law enforcement agencies that are planning to engage in immigration enforcement.
Jailed Mother's Immigration Fight Exposes Dubious Arizona Felony Charges
Posted on: Apr 24, 2013, Source: New America Media
Immigrant advocates believe authorities are inflating minor charges for otherwise law-abiding immigrants to unfairly drive them out of the United States.
Recall Effort Against America's Most Notorious Immigrant-Hating Sheriff Begins
Posted on: Jan 31, 2013, Source: New American Media
Maricopa County's Joe Arpaio is the target of a new group called Respect Arizona.
Black Market Birth Control? How Undocumented Immigrants Access Contraception Without Health Care
Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source: New America Media
Undocumented immigrant women must travel to Mexico, where no prescription is required, or buy them from the underground market in Phoenix, without seeing a doctor first.
Hate in Arizona: Two Mothers Mourn Their Murdered Children
Posted on: Feb 7, 2011, Source: New America Media
If Arizona politicians and communities had rallied against the killing of the 9-year-old and her father, then Juan Varela might still be alive today.
Arizona Bill Would Create Second-Class Citizenship for US-Born Children of Undocumented Immigrants
Posted on: Feb 1, 2011, Source: New America Media
“I don’t know why are they saying that children are costing the economy. I pay my house taxes, my food. We are always paying. This is just creating a climate of hate."
Latino Republicans in Arizona Divided Over SB 1070
Posted on: Oct 19, 2010, Source: New America Media
Arizona’s new immigration law has been extremely negative for the economy, according to Republican business owner Javier Zuluaga.
Fending Off the Mortgage Industry: Savvy Activists Are Winning in Court and on the Streets, Keeping People in Their Homes
Posted on: Apr 12, 2009, Source: Colorlines.com
How one Detroit community group is saving homes and protecting human rights over the right of a corporation to make a profit.
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