Opinion

May 13, 2010

Commentary: Arizona's degrading immigration law

An African-American teenager was driving home when a police cruiser pulled up from behind, stopping him in front of a home in a predominantly white St. Louis suburb. After he produced his license showing that he lived at the spot where the traffic stop occurred, his car was searched, the contents strewn on the neatly manicured lawn as the neighbors watched. The officer even went a step further, asking him if he was a drug dealer or gang member. That young man, a high school honor student 20 years ago, is now my husband.

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