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Arizona's SB 1070: A Resource Page

Basic Facts

The Supreme Court Case

Legal Challenges

  • Read about the suits challenging the Arizona law.
  • Read about challenges to other state and local laws.

The Cost

Falling Crime Rates

Problematic Police Training

Faith Groups

Is SB 1070 Coming to a State Near You?

  • Read about other states’ immigration legislation. (May 2010)
  • Listen to a panelist discuss what Arizona's immigration law might mean for your state:
    • Margo Cowan, an attorney at the Pima County Public Defender's Office, discusses the history of SB 1070 and the 15 years of events that lead up to the creation of the new law.  Listen to Margo Cowan.
    • Lucas Guttentag, Director of the Immigrants' Rights Project at the ACLU, discusses current litigation against current immigration laws and what that litigation is actually seeking to do. He also gives an in-depth view into SB 1070 and the ways in which it could be enforced.  Listen to Lucas Guttentag.
    • Ann Morse, Program Director of the National Conference of State Legislators, gives an overview of  NCSL by discussing their involvement in immigration reform, reports on bills and laws in the states and what you can do to inform the debate.  Listen to Ann Morse.
    • Suman Raghunathan, Immigration Policy Specialist of the Progressive States Network, discusses how organizations, progressive state legislatures and advocates can expand and shift the debate on immigration and discusses solutions that are common sense, pragmatic, progressive and that expand opportunity for all residents.  Listen to Suman Raghunathan.
    • Mo Goldman, an ALIA member, discusses how private immigration attorneys can work to combat anti-immigration of legislature and the things an immigration attorney can do to impact media and other organizations in their local area.  Listen to Mo Goldman.

Blog Posts

Read all of our SB 1070-related blog posts.

Published On: Tue, May 11, 2010