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.
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Jan Brewer Signs Ethnic Studies Ban

–via Talking Points Memo

"Brewer yesterday signed a new bill restricting 'ethnic studies' classes in state schools, particularly banning any curriculum which teaches students "to resent or hate other races or classes of people."

The law is apparently targeted at the Mexican-American studies program in the Tucson Unified School District which the law's proponents claim teaches Latino students to believe they're oppressed by white people." (READ MORE)