4:00 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

After SB 1070, Some Migrants In Arizona Self-Deport

Alison Gamez says she will leave Arizona because of the state's immigration laws. Her husband came to the country illegally, but he has since received permission to work in the US.
Peter O'Dowd KJZZ

 A federal judge stopped the most controversial parts of Arizona's 2010 immigration law from going into effect. But supporters say that hasn't prevented the law from achieving one of its stated goals: Thousands of people who were living in Arizona illegally have left.

Jossie is one of them.

"A lot of time when the police was driving behind me, start shaking my body, stop breathing," says the mother of two teenagers, who now lives in Albuquerque, N.M.

Jossie is still afraid of getting deported, so we agreed not to use her last name.

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State Capitol News
9:04 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Federal Judge Blocks Provision of SB1070

A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the state from enforcing provisions of its controversial 2010 immigration law aimed at day laborers. 

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