La Raza Ends Arizona Meetings Boycott

The National Council of La Raza, a Hispanic advocacy group, has canceled its 16-month boycott of meetings in Arizona.

NCLR organized the boycott in May 2010 to protest legislation passed by the state in April 2010 that was considered the strictest illegal-immigration statute in the country. Many feared the new law, SB 1070, would lead to racial profiling because it allowed local law enforcement to stop individuals, including U.S. residents, to check immigration status based on “reason

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