Phoenix

ICE Officials Raid Phoenix-Area Car Wash Chain

Over the weekend, federal agents stormed more than a dozen car wash locations of Danny’s Car Wash throughout the Phoenix, AZ-area, causing chaos and distress for undocumented residents and their families. ICE officials claim the raid was a “criminal investigation,” … Continued

Politics

Audio Blog: Elected Officials Stand Up to Backwards Immigration Policies

Press play below to listen: In this edition of Imagine2050′s audio blog we’ll take a few minutes to recognize three elected officials who have stood up in the face of considerable pressure to fight against anti-immigrant injustice in their communities.

Politics

SB1070: A Story of Resistance and the Demise of Russell Pearce (Part II)

(Read Part I of this series here) The day before SB1070 was supposed to take effect, a federal judge ruled unconstitutional several of the more extreme portions of the law.   Despite hearing the news that SB1070 had been crippled by … Continued

Immigration

Arizona’s day of hate and the need to reframe the immigration debate

One week ago today, Arizona witnessed an extreme separation of morality and state as the Appropriations Committee of the Arizona Senate passed a series of harsh Bills meant to be an attack on migrant families and youth.  Several of them … Continued

Sports

Cross-post: Rally Against Arizona Immigration Law at MLB Headquarters

Posted on Long Island Wins blog, July 8, 2010 by Ted Hesson. UPDATE: Several hundred people turned out for Thursday’s rally against Arizona’s misguided immigration law, calling for Major League Baseball to move the 2011 All Star Game out of … Continued

News

Clear Split Between ALIPAC and Tanton Network Over Upcoming Anti-immigrant Rally

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC) leader William Gheen has always been a bit of a nut. Just last month Gheen inappropriately called for Sen. Lindsey Graham to admit he was gay at a tea party event, and who could … Continued

Immigration

Free Water Here

Water. Ever think about not having any? I don’t. Like a lot of people, I think about conserving water - taking shorter showers, turning off the faucet while I brush my teeth. I think about not buying water and making … Continued