This woman is being deported after calling the police for protection during a fight with her partner. Charges that she had illegally sold a $10 phone card were dropped. Welcome to "Secure Communities."
Arizona governor Jan Brewer is reminding us of Sarah Palin inasmuch as she makes all women in politics look bad and makes their defenders queasy. She's also reactionary — and has a way with words.
Arizona public defender Isabel Garcia has fought for immigrant rights and justice on both sides of the US-Mexico border for more than thirty years, and she says Obama's early choices are "bad news" for immigrants.