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Supreme Court guts Arizona immigration law SB1070; who won, what to do - 06/25/12

... Safety; the Florence, Mesa and Phoenix police departments; and the Pima, Pinal and Yavapai county sheriff’s offices. Those were the only agencies left in Arizona that had street-level 287(g) agreements. Pima county is home to Tucson. 287g has two components: the "street-level" referenced above, and a component that jails can use to check if someone has an immigration violation. The jails...

Mexican flag, Cuban flag with Che fly at protest against Arizona immigration law - 07/30/10

Yesterday, protesters turned out in Phoenix, Tucson, and other cities in Arizona and other states to protest Arizona's new immigration law ("SB 1070") In Phoenix, they tried unsuccessfully to prevent Joe Arpaio from conducting a planned crime sweep. The attached video is from the Phoenix protest and includes a large Mexican flag and a large Cuban flag - with Che Guevara's image - at the front of...

Martha Mendoza of AP misleads over crime on U.S.-Mexico border - 06/03/10

... in border states: San Diego, Phoenix, El Paso and Austin, according to a new FBI report. And an in-house Customs and Border Protection report shows that Border Patrol agents face far less danger than street cops in most U.S. cities. 1. Its about 236 miles from Austin to the nearest major Mexican city (Nuevo Laredo). San Antonio is closer to the border, and it's a larger city. Considering that...

When illegal aliens are fired, Americans rush in to take the jobs (Pro's Ranch Market, Arizona) - 05/01/10

From this April 22 story from Phoenix, Arizona: Job hunters turned out in the hundreds to fill recently-vacant positions at Pro's Ranch Market stores, where a federal audit led to the firing of some 300 workers. Roxanne Nieves, one of the many that came out in search of a job, said she came to apply after she heard about the layoffs. "We heard they are firing a lot of illegal people, so we're...

Brewer signs Arizona immigration law; far-left begins opposition (MALDEF, America's Voice, Phil Gordon) - 04/23/10

Earlier today, Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed into law the tough immigration bill from Russell Pearce (link). Video of her signing and brief remarks are at peekURL.com/vm1nzd1 Someone tries to ask her a gotcha question about how to spot illegal aliens at peekURL.com/vmlxvwr ; she kind of flubs the answer and should have just responded with the fact that the Border Patrol and others involved...

Phoenix' Phil Gordon cleared of questionable campaign payments to girlfriend (technicality) - 12/29/09

From this: Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, a renowned open borders advocate who claims detaining illegal immigrants violates their civil rights, was under investigation for giving his girlfriend more than $340,000 to help him get reelected and raise funds for various city initiatives. More than half of the money - at least $200,000 - was paid while the 58-year-old mayor was romantically involved with...

Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon files FBI complaint over Joe Arpaio raids - 04/13/08

... perhaps just gain some fame, Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon now wants the FBI to investigate Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio over whether any civil rights laws were broken civil rights laws during his recent immigration sweeps (link). In the letter, Gordon race baits, does something no one should do and relies on the characterization of an Arizona Republic editorial ("guilty of looking latino",...

Lawrence Downes/New York Times misleads & smears, and all to support illegal activity - 12/10/07

... D. Pruitt furniture store in Phoenix. He had the temerity to try to keep day laborers off his property, employing off-duty sherriffs in the process. And, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been arresting illegal aliens in front of his store: For the last seven weeks, a sidewalk protest here by Latino immigrants has blossomed into a feverish reality show, attracting Minutemen, mariachis,...

September 1 Chicago march - 02/26/07

... Immigration activists spar at Phoenix rally Organized by Jorge Mujica ( Start of 4 day walk shows off). movimiento10demarzo.org/page3.html has a list of the sponsors: Leaders of the Chicago March 10 Movement members of the Chinese American Service League (CASL) Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago Service...

Immigrants at crossroads - 02/24/07

... will coincide with events from Phoenix to Pittsburgh, a follow-up to a massive March 10 rally in Chicago. ...Pilsen resident Claudia Lucero, 32, represents the heart of the movement. After migrating from Mexico at 17, she is now vice president of Durango Unido, a group of immigrants from that Mexican state. She also has helped mobilize fellow students at the University of Illinois at Chicago via...

Organizing the new movement - 02/21/07

... conservative bastions like Dallas and Phoenix. Together, the protests have mobilized millions, shaking up U.S. politics overnight. Socialist Worker's LEE SUSTAR reports on the Chicago meeting and the effort to build a national activist network to demand amnesty for the 12 million undocumented workers in the U.S. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...(Small business owner Ernesto Nava organized) 150...