Posts Tagged as ‘SB1070’

culture shockers: It shouldn’t take a tragedy to bring people out of the shadows

From our Restore Fairness blog: In the early hours of March 12, a bus ferrying passengers from the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut met with a horrific accident on the I-95 expressway in the Bronx, en route to Chinatown in Manhattan. The crash killed 15 of the passengers onboard, and the driver was later accused of being [...]

March 24, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Issues and races to watch, election day 2010

Two years after placing President Obama in the White House with a burst of national ebullience, we are greeting decision 2010 in a decidedly different national mood. Americans continue to be affected by the recession, despite it meeting its official end since the last election cycle.  Despite the economy dominating the election,  many other important [...]

November 2, 2010 by Ava | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: The specter of SB1070 haunts Nebraska

This summer, while the nation was in the throes of the debate around the extremely harsh anti-immigrant law, SB1070, set to be introduced in Arizona, our Restore Fairness blog had mentioned that the small town of Fremont, Nebraska had joined the bandwagon of taking immigration law into its own hands by passing a law that [...]

October 4, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Is Nickelodeon denying Dora?

In response to Arizona’s SB1070 law, digitally doctored mugshots of Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer circulate the internet.

May 26, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

because we found it: First Lady Michelle Obama answers a child’s question on immigration

First Lady Michelle Obama is confronted by a second grader about the likelihood of her mother’s deportation because of the United States’ unfair immigration laws.

May 20, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Award winning film tells us why we need immigration reform

Excerpted from our Restore Fairness blog. The passage of Arizona’s draconian anti-immigrant law has thrown the issue of immigration and race into the limelight. With many in Arizona deeply concerned about the specter of racial profiling that SB1070 brings with it, the law has brought attention to the frustration many feel at the federal government’s [...]

May 18, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: This summer and fall, watch and discuss movies about immigration

This summer and fall in NYC, check out the Indocumentales/Indocumentaries film series about immigration and US/Mexico relations.

May 13, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Arizona rappers and Jon Stewart protest Arizona’s racist immigration law

While the Federal government is poised to file a lawsuit against Arizona’s harsh new law that takes immigration law into its own hands and makes it a crime to be undocumented in the state, music artists and television personalities continue to protest the law and put pressure on the state to reconsider the law that [...]

May 10, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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