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We enthusiastically encourage a boycott of the State of Arizona until the law is repealed.


Crazy Arizona: What Happened? (TPM)

"The incredibly controversial immigration bill signed into law in Arizona last week turns out to be just the latest in a string of super-conservative bills passed by the state legislature this year...Arizona lawmakers have turned their desert paradise into a bright-red beacon of conservatism and a fantasy island of right-wing dream legislation.

...what happened to Arizona? Wasn't it, briefly, an unlikely swing state trending purple in 2008? Wasn't it the place where even John McCain's name on the presidential ballot couldn't stem the rising tide of Democratic registrations?

We set out to find out where all that hopey changey stuff went in Arizona, and what's behind its dramatic tilt to the right.> (READ MORE)