‘Go Ahead, Try and Make Me Pay You’: Wage Theft and S.B. 1070 + Illegal Invasion Or Economic Scapegoat?

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By Danny Postel and Ted Smukler
http://www.inthesetimes.com
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.

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via ‘Go Ahead, Try and Make Me Pay You’: Wage Theft and S.B. 1070 – Working In These Times

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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

For more visit http://www.therealnews.com.

REPORT FROM ARIZONA

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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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Shining the Light of The New Colossus Into Arizona by Walter Brasch

Protofascism Comes to America: The Rise of the Tea Party by Ted Rall

The Daily Show: Latino 911! + Arizona’s Photo Radar + Arturo Rodriguez on The Colbert Report

The Truth Shall Not be Spoken in Arizona by Glen Ford

Immigration

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From the Catholics:

http://uscatholic.org/node/5675

http://blog.sojo.net/2010/07/22/a-rare-opportunity-for-direct-civil-disobedience-in-arizona/

http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/catholicamerica/2010/06/against_an_immoral_and_un-american_immigration_law.html

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