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Voting for Solutions, Standing Against Hate

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:21:48 -0400

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of Prop. 187, and it also marks when the tide turned for Latinos in California.

In This Time of Immigration Debate

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:03:49 -0400

There's only one voice that comes to mind, for me, when the immigration argument devolves into a slurry. For those who have not seen them firsthand beneath the Statue of Liberty, these are the words of Emma Lazarus.

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AZ Business Leaders: An Anti-Immigrant Reputation Hurts Our Economy

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:07:31 -0400

While at a conference in Phoenix recently, I took the opportunity to look into a question that has long been on my mind: Did people in Arizona see a significant economic impact of the state's controversial 'show me your papers' law?

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Arizona Prefers Prison Over Education

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:22:42 -0400

Arizona: Home o' Phobia

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:10:40 -0500

Gay Marriage in Arizona

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:31:45 -0500

Until Arizona legalizes gay marriage and begins to enjoy the considerable business and cultural advancements that follow, the LGBT community will be taking puddle jumpers to Malibu to hand over their cash for the official license. Or, now, perhaps Santa Fe.

Up Against the Wall, Community Healing and Public Art

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 08:37:06 -0400

t was meant as an offering to the town. It was meant as way for the local community to assert their love for Prescott's colorful past while reminding newcomers to respect its history and preserve its natural beauty.

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Sign of the Cross Insurance

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:00:41 -0400

While much of the nation has insurance by Allstate, Farmers, or Blue Cross, the approximately 12 million undocumented immigrants in this country have only holy water and a prayer to protect them from financial disaster.

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Deportations, Violence Against Women, and the GOP

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:33:21 -0400

The Republican Party struggles to reform its image amongst Latinos, immigrants and women. Bills being proposed and pushed nearly exclusively by Republicans which are harmful to victims of domestic or sexual violence, racially discriminatory and increase deportations are not the way to proceed.

I'm An Immigrant, Come Harass Me Too

Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:45:30 -0400

We harass people because of their skin color. My blood boils as I write those words. What is wrong with us? What is wrong with this country that calls itself "Christian"? What in us has created a disdain for the immigrant? We are a nation of immigrants.

Jan Brewer Endorses Immigration Bill Amendment

Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:38:54 -0400

Immigration Policy Summer Reading

Mon, 24 Jun 2013 10:58:05 -0400

Abstract notions of insurmountable barbed wire fences and 'Gangs of Eight' obscure the importance of the individuals and activists on both sides of the border and all sides of the key issues. Two new books draw these local stories out in deeply interesting and well-researched ways.

The Week to Week News Quiz for Friday, 6/21/13

Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:53:59 -0400

President Obama found himself before friendly crowds again -- he went to Europe. Why did he go there? Take our news quiz for the answer.

In the City That Inspired Arizona's 'Papers, Please' Immigration Law, A Crosscultural Movement Emerges

Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:40:04 -0400

He came to believe that Hazleton's immigrants, and the city itself, needed more than services. It needed to build bridges between immigrants and the native-born, whites and Latinos. It needed a real and shared sense of community.

Why Immigrant Riots Aren't in America's Future

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:15:55 -0400

Sweden's recent immigrant riots demonstrate America's large advantage over Europe in assimilating immigrants. With much freer labor laws, the United States will continue to avoid such problems, even if the Senate immigration bill results in much higher levels of immigration.

Controversial Law Still Faces Several Problems

Fri, 17 May 2013 08:20:29 -0400

We are a Nation of Immigrants

Thu, 02 May 2013 15:43:37 -0400

Anti-immigrant forces have hijacked the debate on comprehensive immigration reform by calling for more border security when our borders are the safest they've ever been. Talk of immigration reform attached to greater border security should be viewed with caution by those truly interested in reform.

Immigration, Equality And The Public Opinions Of Mormons

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:54:58 -0400

When it comes to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint's involvement in the public sphere of social policy, I have to ask: Why is it OK to disagree with the Church's stance and policies on immigration but not on the issue of marriage equality?

Profiles in Immigration: Ted Cruz

Tue, 26 Mar 2013 15:59:15 -0400

Those with a sharper learning curve like Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are leading the party on immigration. In doing so, they are taking the reigns. Ted Cruz is not.