I Am Appalled By The Anti-immigration Law In Arizona

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 90 People

    Signed With A Clear Message...

    I signed the petition at colorofchange.org as referenced in mizzen123's story and attached this message. "I equate this law to the Breed Specific Legislation for dogs and find it utterly abhorrent." Anarchist Italo-Persian-Slovene Australian Woman on the loose.....arrgh!
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 29, 2010

    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't

    define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like that's what everyone wanted anyway. I was afraid of what everyone would think because I didn't have a social security number. Ashamed of being less...
    yayami yayami
    26-30, F
    Oct 29, 2014

    Arizona Just Gave Open License For Racism

    We now have on the books a way to be legally racist.  Throughout history we have see many such atrocities under the guise of security Most recent being the Executive Order 9066 that put Japanese Americans Interment camps That was found unconstitutional and this...
    mr4553 mr4553
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

    This Is Just Disgusting!

    AS I UNDERSTAND THIS NEW LAW.... It will require law enforcement officials to stop anybody, anywhere in the state, and demand to see proof of their residency based solely on "reasonable suspicion" of their status as a legal citizen. WTF???? WHAT "reasonable suyspicion...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl
    26-30, F
    35 Responses Apr 27, 2010

    Law Is To Weak

    why do we have 2 sets of laws if you want to live here speak english and go by the same laws i have to have right to drive proff of insurance
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

    Joe For President!

    Sorry joe for president its about time we say enough is enough.
    rpt1826 rpt1826
    31-35
    1 Response Aug 31, 2012

    Just Pointing Out

    Just who the illegal immigrants are.
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Jan 6, 2011

    We Are All Legal

    This woman is a personal friend of mine. She lives just south of the border and works as a Museum Curator just north of the border here in Az.She has a PHD in Anthropology and is a leading activist in Northern Sonora Mexico I think her take on immigration reform is so...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Jul 23, 2013

    Crooked Politics And For Profit Prisons - The True Reasons Behind This New Law

     Crooked politics is what SB 1070 is really about as shown below.
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2013

    I need help please ! This morning H.

    S.I. Came to my house said they had a warrant out for my mother !! ( My mother !!! ) they said they had a search warrant but would not show it excuses saying we will show it to u later well the barged in an made there arrest :,( . I have no clue what's going on . Can they do that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 8, 2014

    Wow..

    Not only am I appalled by SB1070, but I have to live here and deal with it too. Ugh, I can't wait to get out of this state.
    reynaa reynaa
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 31, 2010

    A Totally Worthless U S Dollar Would Do More To Fix The Immigration Problem Than Any Immigration Law ...

    A totally worthless U S dollar would do more to fix the immigration problem than any immigration law ...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 3, 2011

    It Is Beyond Absurd !!

    The problem with laws like this one is that they are leaving in the hands of Tea Baggers and White Supremacists ( whom we all know have the IQ of a cactus ) to decide who LOOKS ILLEGAL and who doesn´ t and that only shows the close mindedness and racism of some American...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 20, 2010

    Disturbing Economic Incentive For Arizona's Anti-immigration Law

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130833741 Prison economic incentive anyone?
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Oct 29, 2010

    Here It Goes..

    I hate getting overtly political but here it goes...   You can racially profile me all you want You can demean me and make me prove my identity You can take me to jail You can push me to the brink of my patience But it won't stop It won't stop the flow of...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    16 Responses Apr 27, 2010

    I Don't Want To Do That

    Before I start let me tell you that I will not edit this post because if I do I am 80% certain that I will not post it, my deepest appologies for typos and run on sentences. I am an immigrant my daughters are first generation American on both sides mine and my husbands. I know...
    LimarSing LimarSing
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 20, 2010

    Challenge

    The American Civil Liberties Union has just challenged this. To think that it does not promote a violation of Civil Liberties is to be incredibly naive. To say that it's purpose was not to scare Mexican People is coming from a place of veiled cunning and and lies.
    greenlionburning greenlionburning
    41-45
    8 Responses May 23, 2010

    Petition

    Apologies if someone has already posted this, but there is a petition you can sign concerning racial profiling: http://www.colorofchange.org/sb1070/?id=1852-962903 Mizz
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    8 Responses Apr 28, 2010
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