New AZ Boycott Aims for SB 1070 Repeal; U.S. Chamber Says No to Travel Bans

New AZ Boycott Aims for SB 1070 Repeal; U.S. Chamber Says No to Travel Bans

A new boycott of meetings and travel to Arizona was announced last week in protest of SB 1070, the state’s recently passed immigration legislation that both proponents and critics agree is the strictest illegal immigration statute in the country. A similar boycott was called by U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., days after the bill was signed on April 23 and, according to the Arizona Hotel and Lodging Association, has led to 23 meeting cancellations so far.

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