He's called Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers who are demoralizing the country, while insisting simultaneously he'll win the Latino vote should he become the Republican presidential nominee.
Arizona’s absurd “reverse” abortion law has been put on hold while the courts hearing a lawsuit against it. The gender politics of Jurassic World fall short of the original. As the country starts deporting immigrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent, remember that “the enforcement model the Dominican Republican uses to police its boundary with Haiti is an import from […]
The Supreme Court today made a smart call in rejecting the appeal of an odious Arizona law trumping the established legal principle that bail for those charged with criminal offenses should be based on risk of flight and threat to the community.
The Supreme Court, over three dissents, rejected Arizona's appeal Monday of a law that would have denied bail to immigrants here illegally who were arrested for a serious felony.
WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a ruling that struck down an Arizona law that denied bail to illegal immigrants charged with certain felonies. The justices rejected an appeal filed by Maricopa County and its controversial sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a ruling that struck down an Arizona law that denied bail to illegal immigrants charged with certain felonies. The justices rejected an appeal filed by Maricopa County and its controversial sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Show More Summary
Undocumented immigrants living in Arizona while their deportations are deferred are lawfully residing in the state and therefore eligible to pay in-state tuition to attend state colleges, a judge has ruled. Tuesday's ruling in a case...Show More Summary
This week marks the five-year anniversary of Arizona's notorious S.B. 1070 law, which codified a set of anti-immigrant regulations designed to promote self-deportation of local residents, or "attrition through enforcement," in the explicit language of the bill. Show More Summary
PHOENIX -- Hundreds of protesters rallied before the Arizona state Capitol on Thursday, demanding that state police stop collaborating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The march from the Capitol to the 4th Avenue Jail was timed...Show More Summary
Every once in a while, a controversial state bill gets a boost in attention and becomes the focus of a national debate. It happened with California’s Prop. 187 in the 1990s, and with Arizona’s SB 1070 in 2010 (both were about immigration). It may be about to happen again with a law in Indiana that […]
Obama has made it abundantly clear that he is going to ignore any and every immigration law that we have on the books, and that is shown in his refusal
Arizona’s high school students will be required to pass the same civics test that immigrants must pass to gain citizenship, under a first-in-the-nation bill signed into law on Thursday. Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey, who had championed the idea in his state-of-the-state address on...
For being "America's Toughest Sheriff," a name he invented for himself, Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, gets shot down. A lot. He has the added disadvantage of Arizona's statutes, which try to butt into space occupied by federal law every chance they can get. Once again, a federal......
Bit by bit, the federal judiciary is tearing out the legal ground from under "America's toughest sheriff."
A federal judge ordered an immediate halt Monday to Arizona’s enforcement of identity theft laws that penalize immigrants in the country illegally for seeking employment.
At the height of aggressive immigration enforcement, officials used the smuggling provision to charge thousands of migrants with "self-smuggling." The post Federal Judge Strikes Yet Another Provision Of Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A federal judge has struck down Arizona's 2005 immigrant smuggling law on the grounds that it's trumped by federal statutes.
A federal judge has struck down a 2005 Arizona criminal statute against human smuggling in a ruling that found it infringed on the U.S. government’s power to enforce immigration law. The decision by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Friday represents the latest setback for the southwestern...
An Arizona law aimed at stopping illegal immigration was struck down this week, the latest battle between the state and federal government regarding enforcement of the state’s border. A judge ruled on Friday that the state’s 2005 law regarding immigrant smuggling came into conflict with the federal government’s immigration powers. Show More Summary
A federal judge has struck down a 2005 Arizona law that made smuggling immigrants a state crime, saying it conflicted with federal laws governing immigration.