Almost two years ago to the day, activists in Arizona assembled in front of the state capitol in Phoenix to protest SB 1070, the harsh immigration law that the Supreme Court heard oral arguments about on Wednesday. The activists' 100-day vigil signaled a growing political awakening of Arizona's Latino residents—a shift that could affect the outcome of this year's election and many more to come.
Oral argument at the Supreme Court today is about a controversial Arizona immigration law. No, not that one. That law, SB 1070 is the one that forces state police to check the immigration status of people they stop if they believe t... Read Post
From NBC's Pete WilliamsArizona seemed headed for victory in the U.S. Supreme Court after the justices heard a challenge Wednesday to the state's law providing harsh penalties for businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants. Read Post
Sometimes referred to as the “Papers Please” law, Arizona’s SB 1070 is the state law that requires local officials to check immigration status where reasonable suspicion exists that a person might be an illegal alien. Federal Distri... Read Post