The Immigration Law Enforcement And Safe Neighborhoods Act ( Arizona Senate Bill 1070 )

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A decade of governmental planning and privatization of prisons has born what is known as the harshest immigration law in history. Astonishingly, this law wasn 't formed by our Federal Government, but by the Arizona State Senate in hopes of curtailing the ever growing population of illegal immigrants who are smuggled into the United States, come legally and overstay their visa, or come in hope of a better life. This writing will investigate the social construction and the circumstances that lead to atrocity surrounding the initiation of a long list of Arizona immigration laws. Secondly, the paper will provide a background on past policies that may have relation to the current policies enacted today and how their implementation has affected immigration by aliens into Arizona. Lastly, the paper will analyze the rendition of Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (Arizona Senate Bill 1070) and offer solutions to problems associated with the law in its most current form. Keywords: Arizona Immigration Law, SB 1070, Illegal Immigration, Racial Profiling Senate Bill 1070’s Integration and Interrogation "Give me your tired, your poor/Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free/The wretched refuse of your teeming shore/Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me…” is inscribed permanently on the symbol of freedom that represents this country, the Statue of Liberty. Unsanctioned immigration from Hispanics is an old phenomenon and dates back to the
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