Friday, October 18, 2019

Arizona looking to pass more Anti-immigrant Bills despite Opposition from Business Leaders

A broad range of anti-immigrant bills will be heard and voted on today in the Arizona Senate, just a day after the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce released a letter against such measures saying they will hurt the state’s economy and tourism. “Arizona’s lawmakers and citizens are right to be concerned about illegal immigration,” the […]

Arizona Now Taking Aim at School Children

Under the leadership of its State Senate President, Russell Pearce, Arizona continues its attacks against immigrants, this time taking aim at school children by tightening identification requirements for school enrollment. Pearce, the author of the state’s controversial SB 1070, introduced a new set of immigration measures yesterday.  As reported in Arizona Family, his newest bill, […]

New Arizona Bill requires Hospitals to check Patients’ Immigration Status

A proposed measure in Arizona by Republican legislators would require hospitals to question a patient’s immigration status, leaving many fearing for the health of immigrants. Critics of the law, including doctors, were quick to condemn it and say it may deter immigrants from seeking medical treatment. “This is making us into a police state that […]