Ariz. law criminalizes undocumented immigrants

New America Media reports that a bill moving fast through the Arizona Senate would allow local police to arrest and incarcerate someone for trespassing” into the territory of the state.

It would also sanction those providing sanctuary, including faith-based groups.

“The federal government is not doing its job so we’re going to do it,” said Sen. Russell Pearce (R-Mesa), author of the bill, which is called the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhood Act.

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