On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Janis Brewer (R) signed Senate Bill 1070, the most radical immigration legislation in the United States, effectively permitting racial profiling in the state of Arizona. The law requires police to demand immigration papers from anyone who they have a "reasonable suspicion" is in the country illegally. This blog will chronicle the major events regarding this racist and inhumane law.
We enthusiastically encourage a boycott of the State of Arizona until the law is repealed.


AZ Immigration Law Supporters "Hanging Tough"

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"Six days after Arizona gained notice and notoriety with the toughest anti-immigration law in the country, protests are building, opposing sides are hardening, and outside pressure is mounting. On Thursday, opponents turned on a little star power as Mexican-American singer, Linda Ronstadt, spoke out...

many more cities are lining up in opposition. Dozens are threatening to cut all business ties with Arizona. Already at least eight conventions have pulled out of Phoenix in protest. The city could lose up to $45,000 on each...

Arizona has gone through this kind of economic pressure before. In 1987, when the state refused to observe the national Martin Luther King Holiday, there was a national boycott - the Super Bowl pulled out of Tempe. It all cost the state $300 million.

Then, Arizona backed down. This time, supporters of the law say they're hanging tough because of this: just yesterday Border Patrol picked up 105 immigrants trying to enter the country near Tucson, illegally." (READ MORE)

Oklahoma Republicans Want Bill Like Arizona
"Not to be outdone by Arizona, some conservative lawmakers in Oklahoma say they plan to introduce a bill similar to that state's controversial new immigration law." (READ MORE)