Debate Over Anti-LGBT Legislation Inspires Arizona State Senator To Come Out As Gay
Anti-LGBT Legislation Inspires Arizona Politician to Come Out: "I Am Gay"
By Cristina Arreola | 03/05/2014 - 15:01

Arizona Sen. Steve Gallardo announced he is gay during a news conference today, saying the national controversy over anti-LGBT legislation in his state pushed him to make the revelation.


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Steve King
Steve King, Paula Deen and 6 Other Notorious Racists!
By Latina Staff | 07/24/2013 - 13:19

We have to admit, it broke our hearts to hear that Paula Deen made racist remarks. She was one of the many reasons we tuned in to the Food Network (who doesn't want to watch things cooked in butter, only to be covered with more butter?). Unfortunately, her poor choice of words has led her to be fired from the network.


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Nebraska Joins Arizona - Will Not Issue Drivers Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants
By Samantha Leal | 08/20/2012 - 10:07

It seems Arizona isn't the only state where President Obama's new deferred action ruling is being contested: Nebrasksa is the newest state to deny public benefits -- including drivers licenses -- to undocumented immigrants who will be legally allowed to stay under Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to the Associated Press.


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Protesters in Jan Brewer's Arizona office on August 16, 2012
Governor Jan Brewer's Executive Order Met with Backlash
By Samantha Leal | 08/17/2012 - 09:59

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer issued an executive order this week which denies benefits to young undocumented immigrants, including ID cards. This order, which goes against President Obama's deferred action program, has sparked outrage and even protests, reports the Huffington Post


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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Bars IDs & Public Benefits for DREAMers
By Samantha Leal | 08/16/2012 - 09:46

As young immigrants begin the application process for President Obama's new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, others will have even more hurdles to jump, thanks to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer


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Russell Pearce
Does Russell Pearce's Recall Election in Arizona Signify A Shift in Attitudes Towards Immigrants?
By Lourdes Medrano | 11/11/2011 - 12:45

Almost a year and a half after Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed the controversial SB 1070 immigration bill into law, school cafeteria worker Ana Rosa Vera voted to oust local Senate President Russell Pearce, one of the most powerful and divisive politicians in the state and the main force behind the state’s tough anti-immigration law, emulated by other states. 


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Jan Brewer Wants SB 1070 Law Addressed by U.S. Supreme Court
Jan Brewer Pushes for Supreme Court Review of SB 1070
By Amaris Castillo | 08/11/2011 - 17:00

Jan Brewer, the governor of Arizona, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that placed a hold on parts of the state’s infamous SB 1070 immigration enforcement law.


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AZ Gov. Jan Brewer Pushing for Supreme Court Ruling on SB 1070
By Mariela Rosario | 05/10/2011 - 15:30

Governor Jan Brewer is pushing to have the Supreme Court rule on the controversial SB 1070 law that was passed and signed into law almost a year ago today.


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Arizona Counter-Sues Over SB 1070, Seeks Help From Government for "Invasion"
By Mariela Rosario | 02/11/2011 - 16:30

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced yesterday that the state of Arizona was going to sue the federal government for failing to protect the border.


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Countdown to SB 1070: Hearing on New AZ Immigration Law Begins
By Mariela Rosario | 07/26/2010 - 16:13

The lawsuit filed by the United States Department of Justice challenging Arizona's new immigration laws SB 1070 is finally getting it's day in court. The first hearing was held last Thursday, just a week before the new laws are set to go into effect.


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