Welcomes AZ Governor Jan Brewer to the White House With SB1070 P SEIU Local 32BJ members and immigration reform activists rally against AZ's SB1070 outside the White House. When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer met with President Obama at the White House this morning, she was greeted by hundreds of protestors - including SEIU members - rallying against Arizona's draconian and anti-immigrant bill, SB1070. Check out the video from today's event: According to SEIU Executive VP Eliseo Medina, the bill was "largely designed to energize the Republican Party base during primary season at the expense of immigrants.
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• Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will meet President Obama today at the White House. She has said "she will paint a picture of her state as 'under siege' by Mexican drug cartels and illegal immigrants." • Government officials say no to nuking the leaking oil well in the Gulf. Apparently it would violate arms treaties, as well as potentially killing us all. Effort we've-now-lost-count is now underway, but no one really thinks it will work. Morning Links: President Obama to Meet Jan Brewer Today, Tony Ha
Oil, Immigration, Romanoff: Is the Obama Administration Falling In any other month, having a meeting with the Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer about her state's controversial immigration law might seem like the biggest political land mine of the day. But not for President Obama, who not only has the worst oil spill in U.S. history to deal with but faces growing criticism of the White House's past dealings with potential Senate candidates.
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Arizona immigration bill becomes law Executive order requires training on implementing law without racial profilingMeasure "threatens to undermine basic notions of fairness," Obama saysBill requires immigrants to carry papers at all times Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill Friday that requires police in her state to determine whether a person is in the United States legally, which critics say will foster racial profiling but supporters say will crack down on illegal immigration. The bill requires immigrants to carry their alien registration documents at all times and requires police to question people if there is reason to suspect that they're in the United States illegally. It also targets those who hire illegal immigrant day laborers or knowingly transport them. Arizona governor signs immigration bill
Arizona governor signs immigration law; foes promise fight by Craig Harris, Alia Beard Rau and Glen Creno - Apr. 24, 2010 12:00 AM The Arizona Republic Moments after Gov. Jan Brewer signed Arizona's controversial new immigration law Friday, opponents promised legal challenges and economic sanctions against a state still reeling from the housing meltdown. Before and after Senate Bill 1070 became law at 1:30 p.m., civil unrest punctuated by loud protests and several minor clashes took place at the state Capitol, where more than 1,500 people gathered to chant, pray and either praise or castigate the Republican governor. At least four protesters were arrested, several after hurling water bottles at police officers in riot gear. Brewer, who faces a stiff primary challenge and needs conservatives to keep her in office, said the law represents another tool for the state to "work to solve a crisis we did not create and the federal government has refused to fix - the crisis caused by illegal immigration and Arizona's porous border."
Gov. Jan Brewer Signs Controversial Arizona Immigration Bill: De PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer ignored criticism from President Barack Obama on Friday and signed into law a bill supporters said would take handcuffs off police in dealing with illegal immigration in Arizona, the nation's busiest gateway for human and drug smuggling from Mexico. With hundreds of protesters outside the state Capitol shouting that the bill would lead to civil rights abuses, Brewer said critics were "overreacting" and that she wouldn't tolerate racial profiling.
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Arizona Immigration bill and tourism and travel in Arizona According to the Arizona Republic, business leaders in the tourism industry are deeply concerned about the impact of the new Arizona Immigration bill on the economics of travel in the state. Several conferences and large groups planning on a summer resort stay in the Scottsdale area canceled their travel plans because of the new bill signed by Governor Brewer. In a time when the hotel industry is trying to recover from the past few years of a down trend in occupancy, this is not positive news for those that work in the industry and residents and business owners of Arizona. Mexico, Arizona's neighbor to the south is a beautiful country to visit for vacation.
Apr-28-2010 13:50 Poetry by Luke Easter Salem-News.com "As a former marine I am honored by your call to duty & sacrifice, But you and no one alive should deny any minority a better life." (LOS ANGELES) - What do you think of John McCain's politics? Poem: Arizona Immigration Law & Senator John McCain - Salem-News
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How Sarah Palin Has Become a Singular National Industry -- New Y On the morning of July 3, 2009, a national holiday, Sarah Palin placed a call to her communications director and told her that she wanted to hold a press conference at her Wasilla, Alaska, home. She wouldn’t disclose the topic. For Palin, the months since Election Day had been a letdown even bigger than the loss to Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
Obama Sides Against America RUSH: Where are we? We have a federal government that refuses to enforce federal immigration law and a state that is. The president ought to just come out and say right now, "Look, even though I took an oath to uphold the Constitution and the law of the land, I'm not going to. I don't give a damn about the people of Arizona or the people in any of the border states. I don't give a damn about the people of this country generally.
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The decision by Arizona's Gov. Jan Brewer to sign a tough immigration bill for her state has endangered unrelated, but highly anticipated, climate change legislation, which has now been put on hold by its sponsors on Capitol Hill. Sen. Lindsey Graham, the lead Republican sponsor of the climate bill, sent a letter Saturday to supporters of the measure threatening to abandon the effort without assurances from President Obama that climate change, and not immigration reform, will be his highest legislative priority. Following Graham's announcement, the bill's Democratic sponsor, Sen. John Kerry, said that he and Sen. Immigration Decision Endangers Climate Change Bill
Bart Motes: Arizona's Immigration Law is Racist (I Hope) When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1070 into law, I hope that she and the legislators who passed it were motivated purely by absolutely venomous racism. I've read the bill, and there are really only two ways to interpret what it intends to accomplish. Either: (a) The design is to target brown skinned people who either don't speak English or speak English with an accent, i.e., pure racial profiling,
http://www.astrochicks.com/2010/04/congressman-raul-grijalva-des ShareThis Governor Jan Brewer has just opened “Pandora’s Box” and has now put a legal stamp on racial profiling, promoting not only hate but giving “political crazies” a forum to preach from. One politician who opposes her tough immigration law is U.S. congressman, Rep. Raul Grijalva.
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