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Lady GaGa Criticises Arizona Immigration Law

May 8, 2011 (1:08 pm) GMT
Lady GaGa wrote her new track 'Americano' in response to a tough immigration law in Arizona, which she has branded 'unjust'.

The outspoken pop star, has taken aim at the controversial legislation, which was passed last year and gives Arizona police power to detain anyone suspected of being an illegal immigrant.

During a visit to Mexico City on Friday, Lady GaGa discussed her relationship to Mexican culture, admitting she feels strongly about the law and even wrote a song on her upcoming album "" about it.

She tells the Associated Press, "I don't stand by many of those unjust immigration laws in my country."

The "Poker Face" hitmaker refused to cancel a concert in Arizona last summer, in protest over the law, insisting a boycott by "dumb pop stars" would fail to "shut down the state" and "collapse the economy in Arizona".

, and are among the other stars who have condemned the law.

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