Arizona's new immigration laws are the strictest in America history. The recently passed Arizona bill encourages officers to check the papers and detain anyone they suspect of being an illegal alien. It is now illegal in Arizona to not have your immigration papers on you at all times. Some say it encourages racial discrimination. Supporters of the bill claim that it is to keep the people of Arizona content and maintain the American ideal of fairness. They also point out the bills intentions to stop people from hiring illegals and those who transport them.
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What do you think about the law? Do you think a state has the right to control immigration like this, or is this sort of power reserved for the federal government? How does this law affect your life and the lives of those around you?
What's up fellow ningers?! :D Happy New Year! Somehow I ended up on the Ning this morning. Don't know if Mr.Anderson and Mr.McCusker remember our American Studies class from 09-10. Great times. It doesn't seem like this Ning has continued on over the years. What happened?See More
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I'm not usually someone who writes a lot , not publicly anyway but I do love to express my self through art, usually visual art but most of the time the art I make is influenced by something . In this case it's a song a written by one of my favorite musicians as a response to the feeling of horror and disbelief as he watched the Twin Towers in New York go from icons to ruins on 9/11/01. The song is sad,…See More