Author Archives: Christine C

About Christine C

I'm in Period 7 Economics with Ms. Muntz at SPHS.

How has the Arizona Immigration Law affected other states?

According to a Reuters article, several other states besides Indiana have been affected by Arizona’s immigration law. Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Tennessee are among the states. At least 14 states are combining forces to create new legislation to challenge part of the … Continue reading

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What are some reasons why the DREAM Act should not be passed?

**Disclaimer: This post does not reflect my view on this issue, but I am simply discussing this side of the argument for the sake of this blog.** After the DREAM Act was defeated in Congress, there has been much outrage. … Continue reading

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What are the benefits and costs of having illegal immigrants?

Despite the majority of the talk on this blog being about the benefits of legalizing immigrants or the benefits of the Arizona law, I would like to bring up the benefits of illegal immigrants themselves. According to experts, there are … Continue reading

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What is the Arizona Senate Bill 1070, and why was it enacted?

Question of this week: What is the Arizona Senate Bill 1070, and why was it enacted? America has always been a nation of immigrants. Starting with the Europeans, people have been populating the great old United States of America from all … Continue reading

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Hey Everyone

Hello everyone! This is a blog for a South Pasadena High School economics project. We will be discussing immigration, in particular the Arizona Immigration Laws, and the effects on the economy. Please check out our entries and leave comments! Thank … Continue reading

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