State and Local Elected Leaders for Immigration Reform
All across our nation, elected leaders, both Democrats and Republicans, are joining together to ensure that Congress and the Obama Administration follow through on the campaign promise to enact comprehensive immigration reform legislation. I invite you to join your peers serving in municipal and state government in signing the pledge card below to voice your support for comprehensive immigration reform.
Anti SM 1070 Resolutions & Copycats (updated every Friday)
CIR Resolutions (passed prior to signing of AZ bill)
Information to help Combate Arizona-style Legislation
Links providing information about Arizona’s SB 1070 law and the potential consequences of its implementation, including a section-by-section analysis of the law.
The Legal Challenges and Economic Realities of Arizona’s SB 1070, Immigration Policy Center
ACLU of Arizona Section by Section Analysis of SB 1070 “Immigration; Law Enforcement; Safe Neighborhoods”, American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona
Video: Arizona’s Immigration Crackdown, Center for American Progress
Fast Facts on Arizona’s Immigration Crack Down: The New Law’s Dangerous Economic, Social, and Legal Consequences, Center for American Progress
State and Local Immigration Enforcement Measures
Links to reports on non-federal immigration enforcement measures, including measures considered by states and localities in reaction to Arizona’s SB 1070.
Arizona is Not the First State to Take Immigration Matters into their Own Hands, Immigration Policy Center
2010 Immigration-Related Bills and Resolutions in the States, National Conference of State Legislatures, April 27, 2010
Anti-Immigrant State Legislation and Ordinances, MALDEF
State and Local Law Enforcement, American Immigration Council Legal Action Center
SB 1070 Blogs
Setbacks for SB 1070 Lead Authors of Copycats to Reconsider their Bills August 2
Gov. Jan Brewer Went Too Far: States Seeking to Copycat, Take Note July 29
Judge Ruling: Another Blow to Arizona SB 1070 and its Copycats July 28
Over 45 Resolutions Opposing SB 1070 Have Passed July 22
Local Legislators Commend DOJ Challenge Of Arizona SB 1070 July 6
State and Local Lawmakers Applaud Obama’s Immigration Speech And Want Action to Follow His Words July 2
Massachusetts rejects Arizona-style copycat legislation, resolutions opposed to Arizona grow in numbers June 29
Push Back: At least 60 Local Measures Oppose Arizona S.B. 1070 June 18
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