Today, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments on the controversial Arizona immigration law, also known as SB 1070. We’ve written a lot about the bill since it passed here at the Nuestra Vida, Nuestra Voz blog – its consequences are far-reaching and ever-evolving.
Today, more than half of immigrants are women, and many of those are the sole breadwinners of their families and the backbone of their communities. The law legalizes racial profiling and creates cruel conditions in which immigrant women and families live in fear of separation.
We’ll be waiting anxiously to hear how the arguments go, and ultimately the Supreme Court’s decision.We’ll update you when we know more, but for now, here are some of the posts in which we’ve written about Arizona for a quick refresher.