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Cut Ties Between Maricopa County and ICE

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Despite the fact that political winds are blowing away from Arizona-style attrition politics, some officials in that state are determined to keep their tent staked in the ground, by hook or by crook.  For those living under the shadow of Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio, looking at federal immigration reform comes with a specific perspective and particular issues to be resolved. Read more


Play by Play, Zingers and a little Humor from today’s POTUS immigration speech

POTUS speech on immigration today.  Highlight for me was all the zingers, one liners and sharp analysis from folks on social media.  Sometimes, a little bit of humor makes all what’s next a little easier.  Links for all cited, please follow them for more updates and insightful -ish.  Enjoy!  Read more

Arizona. 1070. You.

Power blue sky blushes at sunset. A welcome sight after a hard day of heat in Phoenix Arizona. After rush hour dies down, in any given barrio in the valley you can hear the sound of kids playing in the street if you listen hard enough. Read more

Carlos Garcia: AZ, Arpaio and SB1070 Spur Crusade for Immigrant Rights

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The migrant rights movement in this country is about to enter a new phase and every person, no matter their position, will have to decide how they will relate to it.

While many are waiting to see the decision of the Supreme Court related to the Department of Justice’s SB1070 case, a human rights crisis of epic proportions is already roiling in Arizona. Read more

RePost: The State of Hate

We came to Arizona from the copper mines in Cananea.  Recruiters came to Mexico trying to find people who would come work.  We came in wagons, there was nothing here..nothing!  They dropped people off from place to place.  Our job was to clear the desert.  And look at it now!   – Antonia Franco Read more