Thursday, May 13, 2010

Arizona: It's Not For Everybody

Governor Jan Brewer (R) of Arizona signed a law that gives the police leeway to detain anyone they suspect of being an illegal immigrant and to demand legal documents. Andy Cobb of the Second City Network produced a new tourism ad reflecting the new reality that Arizona is "not for everybody." Watch:

2 comments:

Steve Hayes said...

What kinds of documents are acceptable for that purpose? Presumably no one living or passing through Arizona should leave home without such documents, so it would be helpful to know what they are.

Jeff Tone said...

Steve: Presumably no one–but I doubt that many non-Hispanics will be commanded to show their birth certificate.