Immigration Arizona State Bill enters into effect July 29th as a result of weak political leadership in Washington DC.
Illegal aliens near Naco, Arizona border. Night vision photo by Henry Harvey. http://www.desertinvasion.us/invasion_pictures/pics_naco2.html
July 29th could be a turning point as far as immigration laws are concerned in the United States. On that day State Bill 1070 enters into effect in Arizona. The measure, considered one of the toughest immigration laws in decades makes it a state crime to be an illegal immigrant in that state, said journalist Malena Marchan in her blog for Bloggers of The Americas. This is an excerpt of her blog:
A job once reserved only to “la migra”, the new legislation gives state and local law enforcement the authority to penalize those sheltering, hiring and transporting illegal aliens.
But what has been so controversial is that it requires police officers to determine the immigration status of the men and women they stop if there is “reasonable suspicion” that they might be an illegal immigrant.
In short, if the police think you are an illegal alien, they can ask you for your id. My question is how can you think someone is an illegal alien if it’s not by their physical features?
My former babysitter was Argentinean but of Polish descendant. She was 6 feet tall, white skin and had long blonde hair. She was an illegal immigrant. Meanwhile the guard in my building, who’s from Nicaragua, is short, dark skinned and has black grayish hair. But he is an American citizen.
Who do you think they’d stop first because there is “reasonable suspicion” that he is an illegal immigrant?
Critics of the law say it will encourage racial profiling. Those in favor, say they…READ MORE HERE.