The Supreme Court's decision on Arizona's immigration laws addresses part of the issue. But let's name the elephant in the room: Racism.
Not only is SB 1070 mostly illegal, it is offensive, unjust, and truly un-American.
Driving while holding a burrito is grounds for concern in Arizona.
Millions of lives have been disrupted and torn apart by harsh immigration enforcement practices.
Top politicos in many states are closing many of their parks, slashing hours and services at others, or simply handing over the public's asset to profiteering corporations.
It looks like voters across the country are having second thoughts about the tea party agenda, now that they have seen what it actually means in practice.
Arizona's voters want to keep the mentally ill from buying guns.
Justice is served as a border vigilante faces sentencing next week, but factors that gave rise to anti-immigrant hysteria remain.
Join IPS as we co-sponsor a morning advocacy exchange and an afternoon ad-hoc congressional hearing about violence against immigrant women.
Everyone should have heard about the murder of Brisenia Flores by now.