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Mexico Issues Travel Warning Over New Arizona Immigration Law

Posted By admin On April 27, 2010 @ 7:46 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

BBC News [1]
Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Mexico has urged its nationals to carry proper documentation with them to Arizona in response to a tough new immigration law in the US state.

In a travel alert, the foreign ministry says there will be a “negative political environment” for Mexican visitors and migrants.

The law, signed into law last week, requires Arizona police to question people on their immigration status.

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The Mexican government has condemned the legislation as “discriminatory”. The law is due to come into effect in 90 days despite strong criticism from President Barack Obama and protests.

The alert recommends Mexicans travelling to Arizona to ensure they “act with prudence and respect local laws”.

“As long as no clear criteria are defined for when, where and who the authorities will inspect, it must be assumed that every Mexican citizen may be harassed and questioned without further cause at any time,” it reads.

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[3] Mexican President Rebukes U.S. Law at White House: Arizona Immigration Law ‘Is Forcing Our People to Face Discrimination’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mexican-president-rebukes-u-s-law-at-white-house-arizona-immigration-law-is-forcing-our-people-to-face-discrimination.html

[4] US Government to Sue Arizona Over Immigration Law: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-government-to-sue-arizona-over-immigration-law.html

[5] Mexico’s illegals laws tougher than Arizona’s: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mexicos-illegals-laws-tougher-than-arizonas-3.html

[6] Nearly Half of United States Considering Arizona-Style Immigration Legislation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nearly-half-of-united-states-considering-arizona-style-immigration-legislation.html

[7] 17 States Now Filing Versions of Arizona’s Immigration Bill SB 1070: http://www.prisonplanet.com/17-states-now-filing-versions-of-arizonas-immigration-bill-sb-1070.html

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