Posts tagged "Brian Bilbray"

My message to Arizona: The only green card I have is American Express

My mom once rode the Greyhound bus through South Texas. She was returning from a funeral in her home town of Carrizo Springs, and a U.S. immigration official got on the bus. “¡Papeles!” he started shouting asking for people’s papers. My mom had been napping and was confused. She saw a uniform and thought he... Read more »

Arizona immigration law sparks national outcry

Image by Lalo Alcaraz. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer just signed a state law that will give police a license to racially profile. The law requires police to question people if there’s reason to suspect they’re in the United States “illegally.” If they can’t produce proof, then they could be arrested. As a Mexican-American, watching this... Read more »