Search Results for "Arizona" : 17

by / on March 17, 2012 at 10:42 am / in Domestic, Immigration, Judicial

The Race to Hate

…profiling, the controversial illegal immigration laws simultaneously targeted and implicated racial minorities. Arizona’s bill, S.B. 1070, is one such piece of legislation that opens with a declaration that all local police departments must enforce federal immigration laws to their fullest extent and directs the officials to “prioritize immigration enforcement in all contexts and whenever there is reasonable suspicion.” Section 2(B) of the Arizo…

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by / on December 16, 2012 at 9:00 pm / in Briefings, Campus, Domestic, Immigration

Briefing: Immigration

…ts do maintain some flexibility to independently engage with policies that impact non-citizens. The fallout from Arizona’s “Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act” is a good example. In U.S. v. Arizona (2012), the Court pre-empted the most of the enforcement-oriented aspects of Arizona’s tough immigration law but left intact the law’s requirement that police check the immigration status of anybody who has been arrested if there is…

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by / on May 4, 2011 at 4:06 am / in Europe, Issue, Main Menu, World

Behind the Burqa Bans

…tory and the contemporary predominance of nativist rhetoric in western Europe. The firestorm over immigration in Arizona sparked the most recent large-scale American dialogue on domestic racial tensions. Although many would characterize the Arizona immigration debacle as racist, Governor Jan Brewer and other proponents of legislation aimed at active deportation by making it a crime not to carry immigration documents at all times explicitly denied…

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by / on May 4, 2011 at 3:25 am / in Business, Content, Domestic, Immigration, Women's Rights

Of Anchor Babies and Welfare Queens

…the total detainee population nationwide, a number that is increasing yearly. A 2009 study by the University of Arizona documented the dangerous delays in health care and widespread mistreatment of over 300 women held in immigration detention centers in Arizona. Researchers examined the conditions facing women in the process of deportation at three immigration centers in Arizona and concluded that, considering the low flight risk that these wome…

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by / on June 21, 2012 at 12:54 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012

Obama Refuses to Deport Undocumented Youth…Sort of

by DREAMers sit in at John McCain’s Arizona campaign office in 2008. From WIkimedia Commons. President Obama’s new immigration policy could stop the deportations of 800,000 undocumented youth, but the caveats are incredible. To be eligible, one must have come to the United States at least five years ago and must have been under the age of 16, must not be older than 30 now, must be a veteran, high school graduate, or be in school…

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by / on December 2, 2007 at 4:56 am / in Content, Domestic, Issue, Judicial

Dirty Thoughts

…ctive role in obscenity litigation. In October 2007, a case brought by the Federal government in the district of Arizona against JM Productions supported the practice of using local community standards in determining pornographic material to be obscene. The grounds on which a handful of JM’s videos were found to be obscene is telling of the enormous transformation community standards have undergone over the past half-century. An Arizona jury of e…

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by / on January 1, 2002 at 5:45 am / in Blast from the Past, Business, Campus, Domestic, New York, Protests

The Columbia Counter-Summit

by After discovering hidden files on the web server and subsequently combing through the vaults of Columbia Political Review’s past, we are unveiling our newest feature – Blast from the Past – where we periodically publish past articles on the website for a little trip down memory lane.  The World Economic Forum, an annual conference that combines discussions and parties, brought to Manhattan a diverse and elite group of politic…

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by / on October 30, 2012 at 2:19 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Opinion

Buckeye Bull’s-eye

by With only a week left until Election Day, and after every political pundit and their brother has run through their theorized Electoral College scenarios again and again… let’s run through just a few more (go to this link and click “Make Your Own Scenarios” to follow along; all polling references come from Real Clear Politics). I agree with the New York Times’ allocation of “lean” states and which states are considered tossups; barri…

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by / on November 5, 2012 at 9:42 pm / in Election, Election 2012, Environmental, Interview, Uncategorized

It’s Not Easy Being Green

by by Justin Walker Jill Stein, the Green Party’s candidate for President of the United States in the 2012 election, was also the Green-Rainbow Party ’s candidate for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and again in 2010. A trained doctor, Jill says that she views running for office as “practicing political medicine” because “it’s the mother of all illnesses.” Columbia Political Review’s George Joseph talks with Stein what she would d…

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by / on March 26, 2014 at 10:38 pm / in Domestic, Environmental, Mounir Ennenbach, Web Columnists

From Sea to Shining…Puddle?

by   China, Indonesia, India—all developing countries. Like many industrial nations, they face numerous environmental challenges. Yet, while dangerous levels of smog in Beijing capture the headlines in the Western world, nine other Chinese cities experienced far more days of severe smog than the notoriously-polluted capital did. And the air quality isn’t the only problem: water contamination abounds in these […]

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