Senate Bill

UNDIVIDED (a documentary): 3 Communities, 1 Struggle

The film UNDIVIDED presents a fresh perspective on the issue of immigration. The 30 minute documentary invites viewers into three very different communities located in Tucson, Arizona; Washington D.C.; and Oakland, California.

Politics

Cross-Post: Tennessee Jumps on the Anti-Sharia Bandwagon

Gratefully borrowed from the pages of Talking Points Memo. By Melissa Jeltsen | February 24, 2011: Refraining from eating pork? Giving alms to the poor? These could become criminal activities in Tennessee, where a proposed law would make adherence to … Continued

Politics

Arizona: The Path to Criminalization

by Chris Griffin Arizona has fallen on rough times recently and we have a lot of work to do to get past it all.  In the wake of the tragic shooting in Tucson many have expressed concern about the course … Continued

Immigration

Indigenous Peoples Take a Stand Against Senate Bill 1070

86 years after the Indian Citizenship Act, indigenous communities are challenging the notion of what it is to be a U.S. citizen. In June of 1924 the U.S. Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act. Controversial for its time, the Act … Continued

Politics

Obama Should Deploy Arizona’s National Guard To Defend Immigrants and Latinos

Word on the street is the Obama Administration is dispatching National Guard troops to the Southwest border to beef up immigration enforcement. Here’s a better idea, rather than using troops to protect the border, let them instead protect those who … Continued

Politics

Anti-immigrant Network Inflicting Legislative Damage Nationally

If it wasn’t already apparent, Arizona’s anti-immigrant law (which legalizes and mandates racial profiling), is a civil-rights nightmare that is quickly spilling out into other states. Last week Seth Freed Wessler wrote a chilling article in Colorlines that detailed the … Continued