Arizona's "Papers, please" anti-immigrant law is showing signs of unintended consequences even before it goes into effect.
"We are getting to see more empty houses as the Mexican population is starting to leave. Not all of course, but quite a lot. I see it here in Surprise," Sylvia Rivera tells Patchwork Nation.
It turns out that immigrants rent a lot of houses in Arizona. Without that money, landlords say they're losing more homes to foreclosure. One of the three light pink Arizona counties on the foreclosure map above is considered by Patchwork Nation as part of "Immigration Nation."