Category Archives: SB 1070

Local cops don’t want to be junior Border Patrol agents

The New York Times reports that the Police Executive Research Forum has some real issues with laws like Arizona’s SB 1070 which attempts to turn local law enforcement agencies into immigration law enforcement outfits…junior Border Patrol agents. Police Chiefs Wary of … Continue reading

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Baja Arizona…a basic primer on America’s 51st (maybe) state

Baja Arizona started off as a joke in the Frumious Bandersnatch 46 years ago…could this be the first state that started with a joke? Press Release February 22, 2011: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Start Our State (SOS) has been formally established … Continue reading

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The truth about Roger Barnett…another side of the story

Roger Barnett is the Cochise County rancher who was hit with a damage judgment for holding undocumented aliens at gunpoint on his ranch. The media has portrayed Barnett as an evil person violating the civil rights of undocumented aliens. But … Continue reading

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SB 1070 enjoined by federal judge

Federal Judge Susan Bolton granted an injunction against key sections of SB 1070 today, hours before the controversial new law was to take effect. The judge’s decision gave the federal government and opponents  a major legal victory. Parts of the new … Continue reading

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Arpaio takes 50 caliber machine gun out into desert hunting cartel smugglers

You’ve got to hand it to Sheriff Joe. He is a genius at publicity stunts. The other day Joe went out into the desert west of Phoenix in another of his infamous “crime sweeps” hunting illegal aliens. This time he … Continue reading

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Statement of Santa Cruz County Sheriff in support of suit against SB 1070

DECLARATION OF TONY ESTRADA Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746,1, Tony Estrada, declare and state as follows: 1. I have been the Sheriff of Santa Cruz County, Arizona for seventeen years, since 1993. I was previously Captain for the City of … Continue reading

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Statement of Tucson Police Chief in support of suit against SB 1070

DECLARATION OF ROBERTO VILLASENOR Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746, I, ROBERTO VILLASENOR declare and state as follows: 1. I have been employed by the Tucson Police Department for almost 30 years and have been the Chief of Police for about … Continue reading

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