By Danny Postel and Ted Smukler
July 27, 2010
The Arizona Interfaith Alliance for Worker Justice, a worker center in Phoenix, has seen a “huge spike” in wage theft since SB 1070, Arizona’s draconian immigration law, passed in April. Trina Zelle, the group’s executive director, has seen a “noticeable shift” in the four months since the measure was signed into law.
“Employers are even more brazen in their mistreatment of workers,” Zelle says. “Increasingly, “Go ahead, try and make me pay you” is the response workers hear when they confront their employers over unpaid wages.
Illegal Invasion Or Economic Scapegoat?– Report from Arizona
TheRealNews | July 30, 2010
SB1070 blocked by injunction while opponents in heated immigration battle find no facts in common – Jesse Freeston in Phoenix
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High human cost for illegal migrants trying to get into US
AlJazeeraEnglish | July 30, 2010
As the US state of Arizona fights to reinstate controversial sections of its law targeting illegal immigration, every day Mexican migrants risk their lives to cross into the United States.
Fuelled by sheer desperation, some set out on foot on a dangerous journey which carries a high cost.
Rob Reynolds reports. (July 31, 2010)
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