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LA Votes in Favor of Arizona Boycott

Posted By admin On May 13, 2010 @ 4:34 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

JONATHAN LLOYD and ROBERT KOVACIK
NBC LA [1]
May 13, 2010

The Los Angeles City Council [2] passed a resolution Wednesday that calls for cutting some of its business ties to Arizona [3].

The council’s move comes amid controversy over Arizona’s tough immigration law — SB 1070 [4]. Thirteen of the council’s members approved the resolution.

That makes LA the nation’s largest city to boycott Arizona over SB 1070.

“Los Angeles the second-largest city in this country, an immigrant city, an international city. It needs to have its voice heard,” said Councilman Ed Reyes. “As an American, I cannot go to Arizona today without a passport. If I come across an officer who’s having a bad day and feels that the picture on my ID is not me, I can be… deported, no questions asked. That is not American.”

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[1] NBC LA: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local-beat/LA-Council-Considers-Arizona-Boycott-93575949.html

[2] Los Angeles City Council: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/topics?topic=Los+Angeles+City+Council

[3] Arizona: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/topics?topic=Arizona

[4] SB 1070: http://www.azleg.gov/legtext/49leg/2r/bills/sb1070p.htm

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