• “In April 2010, Arizona adopted the nations toughest law on illegal immigration, provoking a nationwide debate and a Justice Department lawsuit”(Archibold 1).• Itis a discriminatory law against Mexicans, because it only targets one specific type of illegal immigrants.
WhatIsTheLaw SB1070?• Law SB1070 mainly purpose is to identify, take legal action and deport illegal immigrants.• It is a state crime not to carry immigration papers.• Allows people to sue local government if they think the federal or state immigration law is not being made properly.
HistoryOfIllegalInmigration.• Started in the 20’s and became a big problem in the early 80’s.• 1875 a federal law was made that prohibited the entry of convicts and prostitutes.• 1881 to 1920, largest inmigration wave, 23½ million immigrants came to the United States from all over the world.
How Did TheLawStarted?• Two men in Benson Arizona were offering a deal.• What they were selling was a prison for women and children who were illegal immigrants.• Positive for the community the amount of money that we would get from each prisoner on a daily rate.• Prison companies had a plan,a new business model to lock up illegal immigrants.• And the plan became Arizona’s immigration law.
Controversial Topic.• A judge, made Arizona block some parts of the law because of its controversial content a day before it was released.• Officers can check a persons immigration status while applying other laws.• Required immigrants to carry their papers all the time.
The 2 SidesOfTheStory.For:• Violence has increased and became more active in Arizonas border areas.• They will apply better the immigration laws than the federal government.
Against:• Leads to racial profiling and discrimination to hispanics.-What does an illegal immigrant look like? Does an illegal immigrant dress differently?• Not all the people that come illegaly to Arizona come to do bad things.-They help the USA economy with billions of dollars, and they actually spend more on government taxes rather than government services.
Conclusion.• Instead of spending hours making a low, wouldn’t be better to support illegal inmigrants by helping them through the process of becoming a citizen?