Monday, June 17, 2024

Guest Blogger: Maribel Hastings “The Politics of SB 1070”

As frenzied political junkies begin to chatter about the fight for the Latino vote in November, another fight is brewing in Washington this spring. Yesterday, the highest court in the land heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of Arizona’s anti-immigrant law SB 1070. The Court has the potential to officially condone the use of racial […]

Judge’s Ruling Provides Opportunity for AZ Governor

While opponents of SB 1070 celebrated the issuance of a temporary injunction just short of the law’s implementation, Brewer and her supporters are celebrating the fact that this fight has catapulted her into the national spotlight. Following Wednesday’s ruling on Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070, Governor Jan Brewer announced plans to appeal U.S. District Court […]