Thursday, August 26, 2010

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Up!

The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that anti-Latino hate crimes are up and have been increasing for a number of years.  This should not be surprising given the overheated nature of the immigration debate, the controversy over Arizona's SB 1070, politicians trying to make political hay by decrying "anchor babies" and advocating the abolition of birthright citizenship, and the like.

KJ

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2010/08/anti-latino-hate-crimes-up.html

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