Outgoing Mexican consul general talks ‘unimaginable impact’ of SB 1070

Mexican Consul General Roberto Rodriguez
Mexican Consul General Roberto Rodriguez

By Eric Jay Toll | Phoenix Business Journal

Arizona’s home-grown immigration enforcement law, Senate Bill 1070, hurt the state in unimaginable ways.

It’s the law that greeted then newly appointed Mexican Consul General Roberto Rodriguez Hernandez when he arrived in the Valley during 2012. It was a time of great frustration between Arizona’s largest customer for the goods its companies produced and the recession-panicked political leadership.

“(SB 1070) was ‘social terrorism,’” said Rodriguez in an exclusive Phoenix Business Journal interview. “It terrorized people with the threat of what it could do as opposed to actually having any real effect.”


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