A sweeping anti-immigrant bill cleared its first major hurdle late Tuesday night, with the 18-member Senate Judiciary Committee voting to advance the amended bill to the full Senate. The bill is an innovative approach to criminalizing immigrants and the poor, increasing border militarization and domestic spy programs, and falsely advertising increased enforcement as […]
I started reading through the bill and my mind decided it wanted to create a flow chart that allowed people to track if/how they would benefit from the proposed bill. So, I started making one. If you click on the link above (is this bill for you) […]
From Kim Z – All comments below begin with the page number and lines of the bill that corresponds to the comment:
8:2: the word “just” seems to be misused here, as legislation or systemic change that is built on the foundation of justice would need to demonstrate movement AWAY from oppression and the classification […]
here are two essays i recently wrote about some of the aspects of the bill– i added these to the resources list as well. not very clear but maybe the some aspects of the critique are useful
Let’s talk Bout this “Reform” business http://inaborderworld.org/2013/05/08/lets-talk-about-this-reform-business-militarisation/
Path to Illegalization and the Invisibility of the State […]
Black laws in Virginia 1793: “During the same year, the General Assembly passed legislation to register all free Negroes and mulattos in the Commonwealth with the clerk of the Court in the community in which they lived. [They were] free to sell their services, [and] were to be registered and numbered in a book by […]
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