Category Archives: Arizona

U.S. Justice Department Prepares to Challenge Arizona’s New Immigration Law

Thursday, May 27, 2010 The U.S. Justice Department is preparing a legal challenge to Arizona’s controversial new immigration law arguing it is unconstitutional because it impinges on the Federal government’s authority to police the nation’s borders. Also in the works, … Continue reading

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Los Angeles City Council OKs Arizona Boycott

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 The greatest city in the world today sent Arizona a powerful message. The Los Angeles City Council approved a boycott of Arizona, banning most city travel to the state, as well as future contracts with companies … Continue reading

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Baseball Players Union Unhappy with Arizona’s New Immigration Law

Sunday, May 2, 2010 Despite the protests along with nightly lampooning by Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart will probably not result in Arizona rescinding its new anti immigration law but, ticking off professional sports is something else entirely. … Continue reading

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Arizona’s New, Anti-Immigration Law is Proving Costly

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Less than a week after Gov. Jan Brewer signed Arizona’s new anti-immigration bill, the cost is already proving steep. Last night on Countdown with Keith Oberman, the top issue was the Arizona‚Äôs new law and here’s … Continue reading

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Calls to Boycott Arizona Go Viral

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Arizona has spoken: Gov. Jan Brewer (seen above) signed the bill on Friday making it a state crime to be in Arizona illegally and requires police and other law-enforcement agents to check the documents of people … Continue reading

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