Friday, July 19, 2024

Mayor in Nebraska Resigns After Passage of Anti-immigrant Legislation

The mayor of Fremont, Nebraska, Donald B. Edwards, announced on Monday that he is ending his 22 years in office after voters approved a controversial anti-immigrant law in July. Edward’s had previously voted against the proposal, which would require Fremont businesses to verify the immigration status of potential employees and landlords to verify the status […]

Birthright Citizenship in Arizona Next for Republican Behind SB 1070 and Anti-immigration Laws Sweeping Nation

For the past few months, this blog has covered stories about former George W. Bush administration official and current GOP candidate for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach.  While his name is not widely recognized, he is the legal mind behind almost all anti-immigration legislation that is being adopted at the state and local level […]