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Arizona as a Test Case for Immigration Effects on Employment

In Arizona, between 2007 and 2012, the number of undocumented immigrants dropped by forty percent.  The exodus has been largely attributed to two sweeping laws targeting undocumented immigrants: the Legal Arizona Worker’s Act (LAWA) (2008) and the controversial… 1,199 more words

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Tucson and the New West

The real shock was seeing Spring again.

The last time we saw each other—the only time we saw each other—was nine years ago, in Spain. I was still married, still in my twenties. 1,689 more words

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Court Rules in Favor of Nazi Arizona's SB1070!!

US District Court Judge Susan Bolton this past Friday upheld a controversial part of Arizona’s anti-immigration law known as SB1070.  Specifically, the judge upheld the part of the law that would allow Arizona police to check the immigration status of anyone they stop for any reason.   487 more words

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