Posts tagged "Joe Arpaio"

11 Winners and Losers of 11

11 Winners and Losers of 11
For this Chicanisima blog I cover themes of Latino politics, culture and immigration. So I’ve come up with a list of 11 winners and losers for 2011 related to my blog topics. Let me know what you think and who you would add to the list. Winners 1. Daniel Hernandez – This Latino student was... Read more »

Joe Arpaio: Scariest Sheriff in America

Joe Arpaio: Scariest Sheriff in America
Joe Arpaio illustrates why immigration enforcement should not be in the hands of local police and sheriff officials. Last week, the U.S. Justice Department found the Maricopa County sheriff discriminated against Latinos. Basically, he and his deputies practiced racial profiling. A report by the government found Latinos are four to nine times more likely to... Read more »

Pow! Bam! Zowie! : The Hulk and Steven Seagal join forces with Sheriff Arpaio to stop illegal immigration in Arizona

The Incredible Hulk has joined a posse to halt illegal immigrants. That’s actor Lou Ferrigno and joining him are actors Steven Seagal and Peter Lupus, formerly of the television show “Mission: Impossible.” The trio has joined “America’s toughest sheriff” Joe Arpaio who has more than 3,000 volunteers in posses set up to assist him in... Read more »
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Illinois has nearly the same number of Hispanics and undocumented as Arizona.

The Pew Hispanic Center recently updated its interactive maps on the Hispanic population in the United States. They reveal fascinating data state by state and county by county. So I decided to compare Illinois with Arizona, where the governor recently signed a controversial immigration law that opponents fear will result in racial profiling. In Illinois,... Read more »

From an Arizona law to a Long Island hate crime, immigrants are under attack

From the East Coast to the Southwest there is disturbing news impacting Latinos and immigrants. On Monday, a jury convicted a young man of manslaughter – not murder – in the beating death of Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero. This is hardly justice for such a heinous hate crime where Jeffrey Conroy and a group of... Read more »

An immigration rally, an Arizona sheriff and American Apparel

Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez spoke at an immigration rally Tuesday in Washington, D.C. calling for immigration reform. Joining him were several thousand families, community members and religious leaders who traveled in caravans from Illinois and other states. Also there was Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, as reported by Southern Maryland Online. Gutierrez plans to introduce an... Read more »
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