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Shakira Speaks Out
Grammy award winning singer Shakira spoke to media and guests at the Carl Hayden Youth Center in Phoenix, Ariz.  The top-selling artist addressed her concerns over Arizona's new immigration reform bill, SB 1070. The law makes it a state crime for individuals to be in Arizona without legal U.S. documents and was signed into law on April 23.

Shakira Challenges Immigration Bill

Shakira, who is of Colombian descent, speaks to members of the press to voice her opposition to the new immigration reform bill passed into law in Arizona (AP).

Shakira Challenges Immigration Bill

Shakira said, "I came here to lend my voice and offer my support to the Latino community and to express my public opposition on this law. In my opinion it dulls human and civil rights of citizens and non-citizens." (Reuters).

Shakira Challenges Immigration Bill

Shakira has lent her voice to the widespread opposition of the new law.  Over the past week there have been protests and demonstrations by those who are against the new immigration law. (Reuters).

Shakira Challenges Immigration Bill

Shakira smiles as she sits in a crowd of people at the Carl Hayden Youth Center in Phoenix,  Ariz. (Reuters).

Shakira Challenges Immigration Bill

Shakira addressed the crowd and voiced her opinion, saying that she believed the law went against American ideals (Reuters).

Shakira Challenges Immigration Bill

Shakira said she wanted to learn more about how the law will be implemented if it goes into effect this summer and to meet with Phoenix's Latino community (Reuters).

Shakira Challenges Immigration Bill

The pop star was greeted by legions of fans and people who were against the immigration bill as she made her way to the Carl Hayden Youth Center in Phoenix (Reuters).

Shakira Challenges Immigration Bill

Shakira made her way through crowds of fans and protestors of the new immigration bill as she lent her voice to the cause (Reuters).

Shakira Speaks Out

Grammy award winning singer Shakira spoke to media and guests at the Carl Hayden Youth Center in Phoenix, Ariz.  The top-selling artist addressed her concerns over Arizona's new immigration reform bill, SB 1070. The law makes it a state crime for individuals to be in Arizona without legal U.S. documents and was signed into law on April 23.

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