Thursday, April 29, 2010
Immigration news and commentOne of the ugly realities of the US immigration system is that the federal system, even before the new Arizona "Juan Crow" law (SB1070) was actually deporting legal residents and even American citizens:
Jonathan Baum and Rosha Jones, New Report Reveals Devastating Effects of Deportation on U.S. Citizen Children Immigration Impact 04/26/10
The report to which that article refers is In the Child’s Best Interest? The Consequences of Losing A Lawful Immigrant Parent to Deportation March 2010, a joint report of the UC-Berkeley and UC-Davis Law Schools.
This article is from over two years ago, about the deportation of a native-born American citizen: Marisa Taylor, Immigration officials detaining, deporting American citizens McClatchy Newspapers 01/24/2008
Dave Neiwert gives us an idea of the sort of inspiration behind SB1070 in Profiling Arizona legislator Russell Pearce: Author of immigration law is pals with noted neo-Nazi Crooks and Liars 04/27/10.
Rosemary Joyce in Arizona’s border, all of our civil rights Berkeley Blog 04/28/10 writes:
How can police in Arizona enforce the newly passed law requiring them to ask anyone they suspect of being an illegal immigrant for proof of citizenship?And Markos Moulitsas takes a look at the potential political realignment of Latino voters in Arizona as fallout from SB1070, Immigration law is definitely Arizona's Prop 187 04/27/10.
Tags: comprehensive immigration reform, white racism
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