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Unformatted text preview: Immigration Law And Growth 1 Immigration Law And Growth Nicole Mills ETH/125 Cultural Diversity 01/12/2010 Christine Stuart Immigration Law And Growth 2 Immigration Law And Growth The article I chose to read discussed factors that could have had an impact on the growth of the Hispanic community in Arizona. According to the Census Bureau’s estimates Arizona should have had roughly 6.6 million people as of July 2009 (Faherty, 2010). However, the total population came in at just under 6.4 million, far less than expected (Faherty, 2010). Although it was thought that the bill could have caused illegal residents to leave the state, causing growth numbers to decline, the article mentions that SB 1070 was not widely debated until just before it was signed on April 23, several weeks after the census counted Arizona residents (Faherty, 2010). It was suggested that economics played a larger role in the downturn in growth. Less construction jobs would leave force illegals to reside elsewhere. Although both in growth....
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- Fall '11
- Business, Immigration to the United States, Immigration law, Illegal immigration to the United States