Category: Arizona

Copycats

http://www.latina.com/immigration-by-state This is an interactive map that shows how many states in the US is copying the Arizona bill. Yesterday, my co-CPCP fellow, Jen Ridgley, told me that anti-immigrant sentiment doesn’t necessarily correlate with an increase in immigration. That we should denaturalize the correlation because rises in nativism, racism and anti-immigrant sentiments are bound up in other things like economic policy, political conservatism and, … Read More Copycats

Georgia

Georgia is taking lead from Arizona. This makes me sad, but it also makes me wonder about how much realer does anti-immigrant sentiment have to get before we call it racism–and well, just wrong.