Friday, July 19, 2024

Latino Democratic Candidates In Primary Contests Today

Voters are heading to the polls this morning in Arizona where the hot button issue of immigration has taken center stage throughout the campaign. The primaries for US Senate on both the Democratic and Republican sides have been grabbing national headlines.  Republican incumbent Sen. John McCain faces a fired up opponent, J.D. Hayworth, who has […]

Partisan Group Claims Credit for Propelling States Considering Anti-immigration Laws

The group Americans for Legal Immigration political action committee (ALIPAC) claimed part of the credit today for the 22 states considering Arizona-like laws in their states. “Our ALIPAC activists have been working hard contacting state lawmakers in every state in America asking them to stand up with Arizona,” said William Gheen, President of ALIPAC. “We […]

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson Says Arizona Law Will OK Racial Profiling

Appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday, Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico criticized Arizona’s SB 1070 for what he says will “ok” racial profiling.  Richardson also said the anti-immigrant legislation could send the country into a “constitutional crisis.” “It is going to lead to racial profiling. Anybody that looks Hispanic is going to […]