Immigration in the News

Posted on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 16:04 pm

The passage of Arizona's anti-immigration law has sparked much debate on immigration reform, and this past week has seen many articles and op-eds, on both the new law and treatment of legal and illegal immigrants. Here are a few worth noting:

Volunteers Report on Treatment of Immigrant Detainees
New York Times (4/28/10) -- exposes routine violations of ICE policy for detained immigrants, and how volunteers are trying to help

How Arizona's law will hurt America: Mayor Michael Bloomberg assails the new immigration statute
NY Daily News (4/28/10) -- Op-ed by Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of New York

Not in my state: Anti-immigration law doesn't reflect the beliefs of Arizona's people
Washington Post
(4/24/10) -- Op-ed by Phil Gordon, the mayor of Phoenix

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