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Young Immigrants Who Came Out of Shadows Now Fear Having to Go Back In
They remember exactly where they were when it was announced. President Obama in the Rose Garden on June 15, 2012, talking directly to the camera as he gave young people who were brought to the U.S. as undocumented immigrant children a way to get free of the constant fear of deportation. “It makes
Phoenix turns down petition to adopt sanctuary-city status
The Phoenix City Council has turned down a petition to adopt sanctuary status for immigrants following a contentious and emotional discussion that ended with chants against the council
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....