Hispanic workforce is fleeing Arizona

Johnston, Ken
February 2008
Inside Tucson Business;2/25/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p3
The article reports on the flee of Hispanic work force including both legal and illegal immigrants in Arizona in reaction to the state's new employer sanctions law. U.S. District Court Judge Neil V. Waka refused to put an injunction into effect that would stop enforcement of the law while it goes through the appeal process. The loss of the immigrant workforce will leave Arizona hurting and they found out that immigrants make up about 14 percent of the state's workforce.


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