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Tran 1 Henry Tran Professor Bickford C145 Government Crime 4 September 2011 Center Title, Do Not Bold or Underline The Arizona Immigration Law, which is legally titled as “Arizona Senate Bill 1070: The Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act” (cite) is the strictest immigration regulation law ever enacted in the United States of America. It was signed into legislation by Governor Jan Brewer on April 23, 2010 despite harsh scrutiny from millions not only from the United States by around the world as well. As Arizona is home to an estimated 460,000 immigrants ( http://www.washingtonpost.com/wpdyn/content/article/2010/04/24/AR20100424 02200.html ), many residents in Arizona strongly approve the act, vying that it will make them feel safer and more secure. The main point of disagreement is the fact that this act will allow police officers to legally question the citizenship of any individual they deem to be “suspicious.” Many believe that ethnic groups such as, Hispanics will be wrongfully profiled as illegal immigrants based solely on their race. Supporters of the act argue that this will rid the country of terrorist acts and illegal immigrants who have snuck into the United States and are living in disguise. While on the other end of the spectrum, opposers argue that it’ll allow too much discretion and power in the hands of law enforcement and will increase racial profiling.
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Tran 2 Arizona is home to the most illegal Mexico-United States crossings in the United States. Thousands of immigrants illegally cross the border daily hoping to build towards a new positive life something they simply call the “American Dream.” Due to their illegal alien status, they are forced to work many hard labor jobs, which include construction, landscaping and agriculture. The public frowns upon them because they believe illegal immigrants are a drain on the economy and do not provide anything but crime and welfare clients. But contrary to popular belief, they actually produce greater positive than negative effects on the
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