A judge in Arizona has thrown out a challenge to the controversial SB 1070 immigration law, which allows police to ask for immigration papers from people they suspect are here illegally. The provision has already survived numerous challenges and controversies, and now it looks like it will stand for some time to come. Show More Summary
Challengers of Arizona's landmark immigration law failed to show that police would enforce the statute differently for Latinos than they would for people of other ethnicities, a judge said in a ruling that dismissed the last of seven challenges to the law.
(Reuters) - A federal judge has upheld part of Arizona's contentious immigration law, rejecting claims that the so-called "show your papers" section discriminated against Hispanics. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Friday was on the last of seven challenges to the 2010 law. Show More Summary
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.