Arizona, Immigration, and Historical Amnesia
On June 27, 2012 By David Schmidt
The elderly white man sat across the restaurant booth from his wife. They were discussing the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to rescind elements of Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 law. “So you see,” he told her, “I think it’s a terrible shame that Obama’s getting rid of this Arizona law. Why won’t they let the police just do […]Continue Reading →
Who Are the Undocumented?
On April 30, 2012 By Matthew Soerens
Which state do you think is the home to more undocumented immigrants: Arizona, New Jersey, or North Carolina? If there’s one state that we hear associated in the news with illegal immigration, it’s probably Arizona, whose harsh state-level immigration bill passed two years ago, SB 1070, inspired copycat bills in various other states and […]Continue Reading →