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posted Friday, May 28, 2010 - Volume 38 Issue 22
HRC joins huge march against Arizona immigration law
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HRC joins huge march against Arizona immigration law

by Rex Wockner

PHOENIX - About 100 people have marched behind a Human Rights Campaign banner in today's large march against Arizona's controversial law targeting undocumented immigrants.

The statute, enacted in April, requires police to check an individual's immigration status whenever an officer suspects the individual may be in the U.S. illegally. The law has been dubbed, "Papers, please."

Some 50,000 people have joined the march to the state Capitol.

"It's really incredibly important that we show our unity with our Latino brothers and sisters," said Fred Sainz, HRC's vice president of communications, who joined the march. "This is not their fight alone. We are all in this together. We can never forget that the people who came up with this horrible measure are the very same exact people who defeated marriage equality here in Arizona."

"They are not single-issue folks," Sainz said in an interview. "They are aligned against all progressive issues, including LGBT issues. They need to understand that we are aligned against them."

University of Pennsylvania law professor Tobias Barrington Wolff also was part of the LGBT contingent.

Wolff chaired the Obama campaign's advisory group on LGBT issues and is known for his legal advocacy for same-sex marriage.

He said it is important for national-level LGBT leaders to work in solidarity with campaigns against the law.

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