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By Otto Santa Ana

In 2010, the governor of Arizona signed a debatable immigration invoice (SB 1070) that ended in a information media frenzy, copycat debts in twenty-two states, and a U.S. very best court docket conflict that positioned Arizona on the cross-hairs of the immigration debate. Arizona Firestorm brings jointly well-respected specialists from around the political spectrum to envision and contextualize the political, fiscal, historic, and criminal matters caused via this and different anti-Latino and anti-immigrant laws and nation activities. It additionally addresses the inside track media’s function in shaping immigration discourse in Arizona and world wide. Arizona is a case research of the roots and effect of the 21st century immigration problem. Arizona Firestorm will be of curiosity to students and scholars in conversation, public coverage, kingdom politics, federalism, and someone drawn to immigration coverage or Latino politics.

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Edu/aravaipa. S. terrain. Both Washington and Mexico City considered Arizona and New Mexico to be on the fringes of their respective domains. As a result, the residents were not a priority for the administrators of the Spanish Colonial Empire, Mexico, or the United States. Aside from a physical divide, the Gila River would come to represent an ethnic as well as political-economic division between the whiter and more prosperous area north of the river, and the browner, less prosperous region south of the demarcation.

When the global economic collapse of 2008 struck, it hurt everyone, but smaller, less diversified economies like that of Arizona were wounded much more deeply. S. Secretary of Homeland Security. She was replaced by Brewer, who sympathized with anti-immigrant legislators. In the midst of an election campaign that centered on immigration, Governor Brewer signed SB 1070 in April and set off the firestorm. Arizona Firestorm is designed to offer authoritative and accessible essays on Arizona’s official responses to the global phenomenon of immigration, as well as the media’s role in this circumstance.

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