Sunday, July 21, 2024

Alabama’s controversial immigration law has made its way to the UN

A coalition of union and civil rights groups have filed a complaint with the United Nations International Labor Organization alleging that Alabama’s harsh anti-immigrant law violates international norms. “By signing this bill into law, Brewer has just authorized violating the rights of millions of people living and working here,” said Alessandra Soler Meetze, Executive Director […]

State Department’s Reference to SB 1070 in UN Human Rights Report Angers AZ Governor

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is none too happy about the federal government’s challenge to her state’s anti-immigrant law being referenced to in a United Nations Human Rights report.  The State Department cited their lawsuit against Arizona as an example of how the United States is protecting human rights. Brewer, who signed the legislation into law […]