U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) threatened to issue subpoenas against the U.S. Defense and State Departments last month if they continue to refuse to accurately account for billions of dollars spent on private contractors assisting Washington in the 'war on drugs' in Latin America.
When Arizona’s State Bill 1090 was being written, Hashimoto said immigrant rights activists in Arizona warned groups elsewhere that it was just the beginning. Since then, numerous other states have passed their own anti-immigrant legislation, some more draconian than the Arizona version.