Mexican officials issue travel alert over new Arizona lawPosted: Updated:
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Mexican government is warning its citizens to use extreme caution if visiting Arizona because of a tough new law that requires all immigrants and visitors to carry U.S.-issued documents or risk arrest.
And a government-affiliated agency that supports Mexicans living and working in the United States called for boycotts of Phoenix-based US Airways, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Phoenix Suns until those organizations rebuke the law.
Institute for Mexicans Abroad spokesman Raul Murillo calls the law "regressive and racist."
US Airways spokesman Jim Olson says there have been no canceled flights as a result of the controversy. Calls to the Diamondbacks and the Suns were not immediately returned.