Arizona

Supreme Court Allows Racial Profiling Section of SB1070, Leaves Open Possibility of Further Legal Action on Racial Profiling

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Today, the U.S. Supreme Court correctly decided that some provisions of the law were unconstitutional but the Court allowed the racial profiling provision to go into effect. SB1070, passed in April 2010, requires Arizona residents to prove their residency status, if, during lawful police stops, officers have reasonable suspicion that they are undocumented. 

Top Cop: Arizona Immigration Law Puts Police in “Precarious Position”

San Francisco Police Chief George GasconMonday, May 24th -- George Gascón -- San Francisco’s police chief denounces Arizona’s new legal crackdown on undocumented immigrants in an exclusive commentary for The Crime Report