When Immigration Matters

Arizona's Immigration Law and the Impact on MLB's Latino Rookies

Posted by Karen Pollak on Sat, Jun 19, 2010 @ 2:17 PM

This article really struck me about the impact of Arizona's tough, new immigration law.  Although, they are all living and working in the US legally, they could be adversely impacted as the new law requires state and local law enforcement officials to inquire about immigration status during any lawful stop such as a minor traffic violation. 

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Q&A Guide to Arizona's New Immigration Law

Posted by Michael Pollak on Wed, Jun 02, 2010 @ 7:55 PM

What You Need to Know About The New Law and How It Can Impact Your State

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Mayor Gordon and Gov. Brewer Divided Over New Arizona Immigration Law

Posted by Michael Pollak on Mon, Apr 26, 2010 @ 12:08 PM

Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon argues that the tough new immigration law will have an adverse impact on the state's safety by diverting police attention away from dangerous criminals toward anyone they reasonably suspect of being an illegal immigrant.  He says that police are in a quandry because enforcing a law under a new standard of "reasonable suspision" that has yet to be defined opens them up to lawsuits from both the State and civil courts. 

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Controversial Arizona Immigration Bill Signed Into Law

Posted by Michael Pollak on Sun, Apr 25, 2010 @ 3:16 PM

More from Bill Whitaker of CBS News on the controversial new immigration law requiring law enforcement officials to demand proof of citizenship from anyone they suspect is in the country illegally.

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