Almost two years ago to the day, activists in Arizona assembled in front of the state capitol in Phoenix to protest SB 1070, the harsh immigration law that the Supreme Court heard oral arguments about on Wednesday. The activists' 100-day vigil signaled a growing political awakening of Arizona's Latino residents—a shift that could affect the outcome of this year's election and many more to come.
Earlier today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Arizona v. United States, the case arising from Arizona’s controversial immigration crackdown S.B. 1070. Judging by what I saw in the courtroom, a majority of the justices ... Read Post
WASHINGTON, DC — As the Supreme Court heard oral arguments today on the constitutionality of Arizona’s “papers, please!” immigration law, supporters rallied outside with hate-filled jabs at Latinos and immigrants in general. Though ... Read Post