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June 11, 2010
Because it is an unconstitutional and costly measure which jeopardizes the public safety of everyone in the state, even those who are just visiting. It violates the civil rights of all Arizonans, regardless of their immigration status. Instead of promoting effective and fair approaches to enforcement of our nation’s immigration laws, it perpetuates a climate of fear and hatred against Latinos and newcomers. Many of the provisions of SB 1070 give local police responsibilities for enforcing federal immigration laws that will divert them from the important job of fighting crime and protecting...