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Gay and Undocumented Arizonans Celebrate Veto of Refusal of Service Bill
For Dago Bailon, a gay and undocumented immigrant who said he has lived most of his life in Arizona, watching Gov. Jan Brewer veto a refusal of service bill was only worth a brief celebratory moment. "You can't cover discrimination with just one veto," he told ABCNews.com today. "I believe there is
Ex-Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano: State's Legislature 'Out of Touch'
If former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano were still governor, she’d veto the controversial bill now under consideration to let businesses refuse service to gay and lesbian customers, she said. The bill will become law unless Napolitano’s Republican successor, Gov. Jan Brewer, blocks it. Brewer ...
How to Defy Federal Immigration Authorities and Win
A new law in California will limit how much the state cooperates with the federal government on immigration enforcement. That’s irritating to some activists, like D.A. King. King is the founder of the Dustin Inman Society, a Georgia-based non-profit group that supports stricter enforcement of
Will Cooler Heads Prevail On Government Shutdown Threat?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ROMNEY COUNSELS AGAINST GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney waded into the debate among Republicans on Capitol Hill over whether to allow a government shutdown to occur if the Affordable Care Act is not defunded as part ...
3 Reasons Arizona Is Ground Zero for Immigration Policy
While President Obama speaks about the economy at a Phoenix high school on Tuesday, protesters will be outside, reminding the public about his record on immigration. That's what we've come to expect in recent years. Arizona became ground zero in the immigration debate when the state passed a law
Jan Brewer: Senate Immigration Bill 'Victory for Arizona'
Champion of Arizona's SB 1070 Law Backs Reform Effort, Citing Border Security.
House Committee Would Criminalize Being Undocumented
One small step for immigration in the Senate, one giant leap backward in the House? While the Senate was working to amend the bipartisan immigration bill on the floor, the House Judiciary Committee was busy late Tuesday night passing its piecemeal approach to immigration overhaul....
Why Democrats Made a Concession on Border Security
See, we gave you more border security. That's what immigration reform supporters will be able to say to skeptical conservatives as the push to overhaul the nation's immigration laws continues. Amendments were made to the Senate's reform bill in a judiciary committee meeting on Thursday, and one of
New 'Papers Please' Video Game May Surprise You
"Is this person a lawful citizen of my country or an unauthorized immigrant, terrorist, spy, or smuggler?" This is the primary question you'll have to ask yourself if you play the new game "Papers Please," which casts users in the role of border agent. Lucas Pope, an American video game designer
Mexico Cheers on Immigration Reform From the Sidelines
President Barack Obama is expected to make a sales pitch for immigration reform during his trip to Mexico. But don't expect his counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto, to be outspoken about his desire for the U.S. to pass a bill. It might seem counterintuitive for the president of Mexico not to forcefully