Arizona’s Big Mistake

Arizona’s Big Mistake

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“Arizona’s big mistake is not that it chose to trample on the civil rights of one third of its population, although that is a choice that may come back to haunt legislators who supported the bill.  Nor is Arizona’s mistake the embrace of racism, fascism or any other form of “ism,” although there are plenty of unsavory undertones lurking below the surface of this legislation.  The real mistake behind Arizona’s law is the knee-jerk assumption that immigration enforcement can be reduced to a criminal problem, rather than regulated under civil law.”

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Posted on

November 1, 2019