Santa Ana Councilman Blasts New Arizona Immigrant Law

"We will get the last laugh over Arizona."

--Santa Ana City Councilman David Benavides tonight discussing his approval of a winning city resolution declaring opposition to Arizona's new law that gives cops the authority to stop, question and detain anyone they claim they suspect might be in the United States illegally. Only Councilman Carlos Bustamante, a wealthy Republican, voiced serious concerns over the city council's resolution and abstained in part.
Councilwoman Michele Martinez compared Arizona's law to this: "We've all heard of [the crime of] driving while black."

--R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly


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