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Author Of SB 1070, Russell Pearce, Looks For New Work

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Republican Senate President Russell Pearce is soon to be unemployed after he was recalled in the first ever successful effort in the state of Arizona on Tuesday night, November 8th, 2011. Pearce’s passing represents a loud declaration on the part of voters that Americans are tired of the hate and division Pearce used to gain power.

 

Pearce was the architect of SB 1070, the strongest anti-immigrant legislation passed in the history of the nation at the time. Subsequently, Georgia and Alabama have enacted laws which are more restrictive and punitive. Under SB 1070, the police were required to detain any person they suspected of being in the country “without papers”. Considering Arizona’s proximity to the border, the law was a shoe-in for racial profiling and discrimination against those of Latino descent and those who looked Latino.

 

Judge Susan Bolton eventually ruled portions of the law as unconstitutional. However, it was too little, too late. National boycotts were already taking their toll on Arizona businesses. The state lost an estimated 150 million dollars in the first few months following the enactment of the law, and billions over time.

 

With the state reeling for funds, and having to cut police, school teachers and even medical benefits, Pearce appeared in the Senate asking for even stricter laws against undocumented workers. Though Pearce knew he was setting the state up for more law suits, on top of large sums being spent to defend SB 1070, Pearce was unconcerned. The business community convinced the Senate to defeat Pearce’s new round of anti-immigrant proposals, having learned the hard way that discriminating against the next generation of Americans was costing a lot of money.

 

 

No one thought Pearce could be defeated. As a result, when Randy Parraz, a local activist, launched a recall effort, Pearce sneered. But secretly, the senate president who lacked couth and manners when dealing with Dream Students, the children of of undocumented workers, must have been worried. Pearce raised an unprecedented $240,000 to make sure he could keep calling the shots in Arizona. National anti-immigrants raced to his aid. Despite outspending the competition nearly five dollars to every one, Pearce was voted out of office by an overwhelming margin.

 

 

The end of this reign of terror against the immigrant community is a harbinger of things to come for those who want to pick on the least powerful. While other states have passed tough anti-immigrant laws, including Utah, a word to the wise can be had. Quit picking on immigrants. Start looking for solutions. The nation is exhausted from the division these kinds of politics entail.

 

Remaining bitter and defiant to the end, Pearce said he would do nothing different had he to do it all over again.  Sadly, the families that lost transplant victims because Arizona could not fund their medical care, likely regret ever hearing of Russell Pearce.  Republican Jerry Lewis beat Pearce saying it was time to put decisive politics to rest.

 

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Campaign For An American Dream

3000 Miles

5 Undocumented Students

A walk from

San Francisco

To

Washington DC

To Support The

DREAM ACT

 

Because we must stop deporting our future!

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Police Arrest Two At occupy Denver

 

These were some of the first two for the day

 

Denver Police did not finish until there

 

were more than 20!

 

All of this hullabaloo is over a tent in the city park to help people stay warm!

 

 


When is it time for cops to act like cops? This was very unprofessional, assaulting the occupy forces after they were really excited about their ralley.

Loved your fellow brother and he can do no harm to you!

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Dreamer Near Deportation, Please Help! His Name is MINH



STOP MINHAZ’S DEPORTATION

 

Dreamer in Trouble

Your Help Could Make the Difference!

 

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This young Dreamer has been through the gauntlet!  Minhaz’s father lost his asylum case, reportedly as a result of ineffective assistance of counsel.  On november 4th, Minhaz was required to wear an ankle bracelet.  He has been ordered to present a one way plane ticket back to Bangladesh, a city many of us might like to visit.  Even Minhaz.   But just visit.  The Dream student has not been there for 20 years!

 

 

Please take the following action:

CALL:  Department of Homeland Security,

and ask if Janet is there.  You know, the x-Arizona governor, Janet Napolitano?  Her number is 202.282.8495.

 

Please also call John Morton and ask him to enforce the terms of his memorandum to ICE in which he required ICE to review current Dream Act Student cases for deferred action!

John Morton (202.732.3000)

As a suggested script, “Hi, I am calling to ask that DREAM-ACT eligible student Minhaz Khan whose alien identification number is A- 70663420, be allowed to stay in the United States.  This Dreamer came to the US when he was only four years old!  His father was deported, and was subsequently murdred as a result of his political affiliations.  Let me tell you about Minhaz.  He is a college graduate and wants to make a difference in the US.  After all, this is his home.  Please don’t deport this bright young man!”

 

You can also sign the petiton:

SIGN THE PETITION:

Will any of this make a difference?  One thing is sure!  If you don’t call, nothing will change!  We need your support, a Dreamer needs your help, America needs your voice!



 

Un Dia Sin Fronteras supports

 

 

Dream Act Students

 

Please make the call that may change the life of young Minhaz Khan!

 

 

Deporting Dream Act Students is the same as deporting our future!

 

The following senators are co-sponsors of the Dream Act:

 

Co-Sponsors-Senate:

Sen Feingold, Russell D. [WI] – 3/26/2009
Sen Kennedy, Edward M. [MA] – 3/26/2009
Sen Leahy, Patrick J. [VT] – 3/26/2009
Sen Lieberman, Joseph I. [CT] – 3/26/2009
Sen Lugar, Richard G. [IN] – 3/26/2009
Sen Martinez, Mel [FL] – 3/26/2009
Sen Reid, Harry [NV] – 3/26/2009
Sen Bingaman, Jeff [NM] – 3/30/2009
Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA] – 3/30/2009
Sen Dodd, Christopher J. [CT] – 3/30/2009
Sen Feinstein, Dianne [CA] – 3/30/2009
Sen Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [NY] – 3/31/2009
Sen Harkin, Tom [IA] – 3/31/2009
Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] – 3/30/2009
Sen Menendez, Robert [NJ] – 3/30/2009
Sen Murray, Patty [WA] – 3/30/2009
Sen Nelson, Bill [FL] – 3/30/2009
Sen Whitehouse, Sheldon [RI] – 3/30/2009
Sen Schumer, Charles E. [NY] – 4/2/2009
Sen Cantwell, Maria [WA] – 4/22/2009
Sen Udall, Mark [CO] – 4/29/2009
Sen Inouye, Daniel K. [HI] – 6/25/2009
Sen Sanders, Bernard [VT] – 9/21/2009
Sen Bennet, Michael F. [CO] – 9/24/2009
Sen Cardin, Benjamin L. [MD] – 9/30/2009
Sen Franken, Al [MN] – 10/5/2009
Sen Specter, Arlen [PA] – 10/14/2009
Sen Kaufman, Edward E. [DE] – 10/15/2009
Sen Levin, Carl [MI] – 10/20/2009
Sen Kohl, Herb [WI] – 11/4/2009

 

co-sponsors House:

Rep Pastor, Ed [AZ-4] – 4/27/2009
Rep Grijalva, Raul M. [AZ-7] – 3/31/2009
Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6] – 4/22/2009
Rep Miller, George [CA-7] – 5/14/2009
Rep Lee, Barbara [CA-9] – 4/21/2009
Rep Stark, Fortney Pete [CA-13] – 4/22/2009
Rep Eshoo, Anna G. [CA-14] – 4/21/2009
Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-15] – 5/13/2009
Rep Lofgren, Zoe [CA-16] – 3/26/2009
Rep Farr, Sam [CA-17] – 3/31/2009
Rep Nunes, Devin [CA-21] – 3/26/2009
Rep Capps, Lois [CA-23] – 3/31/2009
Rep Schiff, Adam B. [CA-29] – 6/9/2009
Rep Waxman, Henry A. [CA-30] – 5/14/2009
Rep Becerra, Xavier [CA-31] – 10/21/2009
Rep Chu, Judy [CA-32] – 9/8/2009
Rep Watson, Diane E. [CA-33] – 5/7/2009
Rep Roybal-Allard, Lucille [CA-34] – 3/26/2009
Rep Waters, Maxine [CA-35] – 6/23/2009
Rep Harman, Jane [CA-36] – 5/7/2009
Rep Napolitano, Grace F. [CA-38] – 7/28/2009
Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-39] – 3/31/2009
Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51] – 3/31/2009
Rep Davis, Susan A. [CA-53] – 4/21/2009
Rep DeGette, Diana [CO-1] – 9/14/2009
Rep Polis, Jared [CO-2] – 3/26/2009
Rep DeLauro, Rosa L. [CT-3] – 5/14/2009
Rep Brown, Corrine [FL-3] – 7/15/2009
Rep Castor, Kathy [FL-11] – 4/30/2009
Rep Meek, Kendrick B. [FL-17] – 4/22/2009
Rep Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] – 3/26/2009
Rep Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [FL-20] – 4/21/2009
Rep Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [FL-21] – 3/26/2009
Rep Hastings, Alcee L. [FL-23] – 9/8/2009
Rep Diaz-Balart, Mario [FL-25] – 3/26/2009
Rep Abercrombie, Neil [HI-1] – 7/28/2009
Rep Rush, Bobby L. [IL-1] – 10/20/2009
Rep Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [IL-2] – 5/5/2009
Rep Quigley, Mike [IL-5] – 4/30/2009
Rep Davis, Danny K. [IL-7] – 5/7/2009
Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] – 4/21/2009
Rep Carson, Andre [IN-7] – 4/22/2009
Rep Cao, Anh “Joseph” [LA-2] – 3/26/2009
Rep Olver, John W. [MA-1] – 5/7/2009
Rep Neal, Richard E. [MA-2] – 7/14/2009
Rep McGovern, James P. [MA-3] – 6/19/2009
Rep Frank, Barney [MA-4] – 6/19/2009
Rep Tsongas, Niki [MA-5] – 7/28/2009
Rep Tierney, John F. [MA-6] – 7/9/2009
Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-7] – 6/8/2009
Rep Capuano, Michael E. [MA-8] – 3/31/2009
Rep Lynch, Stephen F. [MA-9] – 6/25/2009
Rep Delahunt, Bill [MA-10] – 7/10/2009
Rep Sarbanes, John P. [MD-3] – 7/15/2009
Rep Cummings, Elijah E. [MD-7] – 6/2/2009
Rep Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [MI-13] – 10/28/2009
Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14] – 3/26/2009
Rep Ellison, Keith [MN-5] – 6/2/2009
Rep Clay, Wm. Lacy [MO-1] – 5/7/2009
Rep Cleaver, Emanuel [MO-5] – 4/21/2009
Rep Price, David E. [NC-4] – 7/9/2009
Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] – 9/15/2009
Rep Rothman, Steven R. [NJ-9] – 5/20/2009
Rep Heinrich, Martin [NM-1] – 9/8/2009
Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] – 4/21/2009
Rep Israel, Steve [NY-2] – 4/21/2009
Rep McCarthy, Carolyn [NY-4] – 3/31/2009
Rep Ackerman, Gary L. [NY-5] – 3/31/2009
Rep Meeks, Gregory W. [NY-6] – 5/20/2009
Rep Crowley, Joseph [NY-7] – 5/7/2009
Rep Nadler, Jerrold [NY-8] – 6/23/2009
Rep Weiner, Anthony D. [NY-9] – 4/21/2009
Rep Towns, Edolphus [NY-10] – 5/19/2009
Rep Clarke, Yvette D. [NY-11] – 5/7/2009
Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-14] – 6/23/2009
Rep Rangel, Charles B. [NY-15] – 7/9/2009
Rep Serrano, Jose E. [NY-16] – 4/21/2009
Rep Engel, Eliot L. [NY-17] – 3/31/2009
Rep Lowey, Nita M. [NY-18] – 5/20/2009
Rep Maffei, Daniel B. [NY-25] – 5/20/2009
Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] – 6/10/2009
Rep Wu, David [OR-1] – 4/22/2009
Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] – 6/23/2009
Rep Fattah, Chaka [PA-2] – 4/21/2009
Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. [RI-1] – 5/7/2009
Rep Langevin, James R. [RI-2] – 5/7/2009
Rep Cohen, Steve [TN-9] – 11/3/2009
Rep Hinojosa, Ruben [TX-15] – 3/31/2009
Rep Reyes, Silvestre [TX-16] – 4/23/2009
Rep Jackson-Lee, Sheila [TX-18] – 6/2/2009
Rep Gonzalez, Charles A. [TX-20] – 3/31/2009
Rep Rodriguez, Ciro D. [TX-23] – 6/10/2009
Rep Ortiz, Solomon P. [TX-27] – 4/21/2009
Rep Johnson, Eddie Bernice [TX-30] – 4/30/2009
Rep Larsen, Rick [WA-2] – 6/19/2009
Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] – 6/2/2009
Rep Smith, Adam [WA-9] – 6/23/2009
Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] – 9/8/2009

Rep Moore, Gwen [WI-4] – 4/30/2009
Rep Moran, James P. [VA-8] – 9/24/2009

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