Tag: sb1070

16

Apr2015
For immediate release Puente will lead a march on April 23rd at 3:00pm from the Arizona Capitol to 4thAvenue Jail demanding the President stop his collaboration with Arizona law enforcement and remove his ICE agents from Sheriff Arpaio’s jail. Phoenix, AZ – April 23rd marks the fifth anniversary of former Governor Brewer ... Read More

23

Mar2015
PHOENIX — After three months of working at Lam’s Seafood Market for $7.65 an hour as a cashier, Noemi Romero had finally saved the $465 it would take to apply for President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ... Read More

22

Sep2012
CBS News) PHOENIX - Critics of Arizona's controversial immigration law are on alert. This week, a federal judge gave the state the go-ahead to enforce the "show me your papers" provision of the law. Now some undocumented immigrants are being taught how to respond. As night falls on a Mesa, Arizona ... Read More

26

Jun2012
Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling to uphold the “show me your papers” provision in the case of Arizona v. the United States leaves Latinos and people of color in the state — and any other state where a similar law might spring up — open to racial profiling as law ... Read More
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25

Jun2012
In an interview, the group’s leader, Carlos Garcia, said the ruling paved the way for “racial profiling” statewide. “It’s what we lived under Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and now it’s expanded to the whole state,” he said, referring to the controversial Maricopa County sheriff, who is known for ... Read More

21

Jun2012
Shortly after the 2010 passage of SB 1070, Arizona’s notorious immigration bill, 20,000 people gathered in Phoenix for a May Day march to protest the new law. Instead of ending with speakers or a ... Read More

20

Jun2012
Op-ed by Carlos Garcia The migrant rights movement in this country is about to enter a new phase and every person, no matter their position, will have to decide how they will relate to it. While many are waiting to see the decision of the Supreme Court related to theDepartment of ... Read More

24

Apr2012
While Gov. Jan Brewer unceremoniously dumped her disgraced SB 1070 partner Russell Pearce from Arizona's front seats at tomorrow's historic Supreme Court hearingon the state's controversial immigration law, the seminal voices of those most affected by Arizona's punitive measures will remain in the shadows -- and unheard, even ... Read More
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18

Apr2012
PHOENIX — Miguel Guerra has a wife, three children and a house. He has a car, but no driver’s license. He has business cards, but no immigration papers. He got into the habit of keeping his ... Read More

06

Mar2012
The Phoenix human rights group Puente is planning a press conference and rally for Friday, March 9, to protest the Phoenix Police Department's current operations order on immigration enforcement, which allows crime victims and witnesses to be questioned about their immigration status. The operations order was last revised in October ... Read More
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