Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced a strong opinion against the Arizona immigration law when she spoke on NBC’s Meet the Press today (5/02/10).
Fox News, in an article carried today on foxnews.com entitled: ‘Clinton Says Arizona Immigration Law Invites Racial Profiling,’ called Clinton’s remarks that Arizona’s immigration law invites racial profiling one of the toughest statements made to date by an Obama Cabinet member about the Arizona law.
Fox News reported that during the program Clinton stated that a citizen of New York with an accent visiting Arizona could be subjected to the kind of inquiry that this law permits.
Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., said on “Meet the Press” that federal officials should tone down their criticism of Arizona lawmakers.
Read the complete foxnews.com article for a more detailed report of this Sunday’s “Meet the Press” program.
AFL-CIO official speaks out (video)
Ana Avendano, Director of Immigration and Community Action for the AFL-CIO was interviewed today by Brian Wilson, Anchor of Fox’s America’s News HQ.
This video ran under the heading, “Jobs Fallout from Arizona Immigration Reform?’
Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Illinois arrested in protest (video)
Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Illinois was among a group of protesters who were arrested Saturday (5/01/10) for blocking the sidewalk outside the White House in what they said was a planned act of civil disobedience. See the video from cnn.com under the heading: ‘Congressman arrested at immigration rally.
Is media coverage of law fair and balanced?
Fox News Watch hosted a discussion on media coverage of the Arizona immigration law on 5/2/10. Five Fox News staffers or contributors can be viewed talking about this issue on a video with the heading: ‘Immigration Coverage Fair and Balanced?’
Discussion on AlJazeera
Interest in the Arizona immigration law extends beyond the borders of the United States.
On 4/23/10 a segment entitled: ‘Arizona immigration law sparks controversy’ was carried on AlJazeera and made available on youtube.
Very little coverage has been made available regarding protests that were scheduled to be held this weekend in various parts of the country. When more details of these protests or other information about Arizona immigration law debate is made public, Associated Content will make these articles or videos available to our readers.
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