Headline News Briefs

Headlines and briefs from ethnic media nationwide provide a window into the fastest growing populations in the country. For more information contact Elena Shore at eshore [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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Arizona Law Drives Chinese Job Seekers Away

World Journal, Apr 30, 2010

Crossing the Arizona-Mexico border is one of the most common routes Chinese immigrants take to enter the United States illegally, but according to the World Journal, some are planning to change their route.

S.F. Chinese Speak Out Against Recent Violence

Sing Tao Daily, Apr 29, 2010

Hundreds of Chinese Americans throughout the San Francisco Bay Area gathered at San Francisco City Hall Tuesday to urge Mayor Newsom and the Board of Supervisors to take a stand against the recent violent attacks against Asians by African-American teenagers.

Amnesty International: Arizona Law Violates Human Rights

El Universal, Amnesty International, Apr 27, 2010

Amnesty International announced that it was "appalled" over SB 1070, Arizona's new law that makes it a crime to be undocumented, saying the legislation "will surely increase racial profiling, arbitrary arrests and detentions in the state."

Mexico Issues Travel Warning for Arizona

El Universal, Apr 27, 2010

The Mexican government issued a travel warning to its citizens who plan to visit, live or study in Arizona, after the state adopted a law that makes it a crime to be undocumented, El Universal reports.

OAS: Arizona Law 'Discriminatory and Unacceptable'

La Jornada, Apr 27, 2010

The chair of the Organization of American States (OAS), Jose Miguel Insulza, and the Ibero-American Secretary General Enrique Iglesias, condemned Arizona's new immigration law.

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