Posts tagged "fear"

Fear of immigration

xenophobe: one unduly fearful of what is foreign and especially people of foreign origin When I think of fear, I wonder why some people are so afraid of immigrants. Fear, I think, is one reason Congress hasn’t been able to pass immigration reform. Some people fear they will lose their jobs. Some people fear their... Read more »

Arizona residents speak out against SB1070 at Netroots Nation

Arizona’s new immigration law, SB1070, is set to officially take effect Thursday unless a federal judge stops it. At the Netroots Nation conference in Las Vegas, I interviewed several people who live in Arizona to get their take on how it is impacting their state already. Carmen Cornejo, an activist for the DREAM Act with... Read more »