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Arizona senate bill

  1. 1. By: Bob DiVita
  2. 2. SB 1070 <ul><li>Requires certain aliens to register with U.S. Government and to have registration documents in their possessions at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>Enforcement of restriction of sheltering and transporting illegal immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>State misdemeanor crime </li></ul><ul><li>Not an alien if the person has valid identification </li></ul><ul><li>Police have the right to stop any person if they contain “reasonable suspicion”. </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ Enough is enough” <ul><li>Shooting and Killing of Robert Kreutz gathers many new supporters </li></ul><ul><li>Failure to protect the border </li></ul><ul><li>Russell Pearce was the major sponsor and legislative force behind the bill </li></ul>
  4. 4. Signing of SB 1070 <ul><li>Law was passed on April 23, 2010 and was to be effective by July 29, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Intentions of the bill </li></ul>
  5. 5. Influence on business <ul><li>SB 1070 impact on private prison industry </li></ul><ul><li>ALEC played big role in passing of the bill </li></ul><ul><li>Governor Jan Brewer has ties with private prison industry </li></ul>
  6. 6. Impact in Arizona and Mexico <ul><li>Schools, Businesses, churches and health care facilities reported drops </li></ul><ul><li>Many immigrants moved back to Mexico or other states </li></ul><ul><li>Sharp increase in number of Hispanics in state registering </li></ul><ul><li>Bills in other states were introduced but never got passed </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reactions of supporters <ul><li>Something had to be done to help nations busiest gateway for human and drug smuggling from </li></ul><ul><li>The bill will deport illegal immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>Punish those whose shelter or transport immigrants </li></ul>
  8. 8. Opposition of the bill <ul><li>Critics say it is a violation of human rights </li></ul><ul><li>“ Reasonable suspicion” could engage in racial profiling and harassment </li></ul><ul><li>Targeting Hispanics and those who hire illegal immigrant laborers </li></ul><ul><li>Some compare to Apartheid in South Africa and Nazi Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Protests and boycotts in over 70 U.S. cities </li></ul>
  9. 9. Bibliography Archibold, Randal C. &quot;Arizona Enacts Stringent Law on Immigration.&quot; The New York       Times . The New York Times, 23 Apr. 2010. Web. 3 Apr. 2011.      <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/24/us/politics/24immig.html>.   Sullivan, Laura. &quot;Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law.&quot; npr . npr,      28 Oct. 2010. Web. 3 Apr. 2011. <http://www.npr.org/templates/story/      story.php?storyId=130833741>. Wallace, David. &quot;A carefully crafted immigration law in Arizona.&quot;       washingtonexaminer.com . N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Apr. 2011.      <http://washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/      carefully-crafted-immigration-law-arizona>. &quot;What does Arizona's immigration law do?&quot; CNN.com . CNN, 23 Apr. 2010. Web. 5      Apr. 2011. <http://articles.cnn.com/2010-04-23/politics/      immigration.faq_1_arizona-immigration-law-reform-sb1070?_s=PM:POLITICS>.

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