Will other states keep on following Arizona?

From Colorlines.com

We learned today that SB1070 author Russell Pearce was kicked out of his Arizona State Senate seat in an unprecedented recall election.

The Arizona Republic compiled some of the reactions after the election results, including Ruben Navarrette’s tweet: Ladies and Gentlemen, Evil has left the building. Muy bien hecho, ‘Zonies..

As many states jumped onto the immigration enforcement bandwagon, it would be interesting to see if people in all those places will follow suit and kick out the legislators that promoted their strict immigration initiatives.

Any thoughts?


About Gustavo Martínez Contreras

was born in Texas, brewed in Mexico City, seasoned in the Mexico-United States border, aged walking the streets of Philadelphia. He had a short-lived stint eating grits, fried chicken, and peaches in Atlanta. He later became a béisbol writer for El Diario de Nueva York. He has written about immigrant communities in English, Spanish, and some Spanglish. Although he does not have a shelf full of awards, Gustavo has received thank you notes and hugs from people who have trusted him with their stories. His work has appeared in Voices of New York, El Diario/La Prensa, Dallas’ Al Día, The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, Philadelphia Weekly, Radio Bilingüe, Latina Lista, Spot.us, among others. He is currently pursuing a master's degree at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
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