this new Arizona law isn't about racial profiling, says their Governor.
It's about reporting somebody you think might be an illegal
immigrant… who can then be legally detained. Just easily enough so
that maybe top scorers Datsyuk, Zetterberg, Lidstrom, Holmstrom or
Bertuzzi could be detained to miss a hockey game.
In Canada we
had the FLQ crisis that gave police extraordinary powers. Bush called
9/11 a threat to homeland security and brought in more police powers.
In Arizona they now have the Arizona Immigration Bill. Not surprising
when the Arizona State legislature voted this week to bar presidential
candidates from the state's ballot unless they produce a U.S. birth
certificate – which will force President Obama to prove he was born in
Hawaii and is not an illegal immigrant himself.
Immigration, detention and deportation issues are explored in the Neworld Theatre play Ali & Ali 7. Check it out! http://www.neworldtheatre.com/production