An Arizona lawmaker says Phoenix police are violating provisions of a controversial 2010 law known as SB 1070 that requires police to inquire about the immigration status of people they … Click to Continue »
At least 20 undocumented immigrants reportedly have been arrested at two Motel 6 properties in Arizona that provide their guest lists to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers. Due to a 2015 Supreme Court decision, law enforcement officials can’t force hotels to turn over...
Arizona politicians have invoked the "rule of law" for more than a decade as the guiding principle in pushing for tougher immigration laws, arguing that no one — no matter … Click to Continue »
If you remember back to the debate over Arizona’s SB1070, a law that allowed law enforcement to enforce federal law as written, California, California law makers, and California papers took
A former legislator who championed most of Arizona's toughest immigration laws is threatening to sue the state university system over its decision to at least temporarily keep providing lower in-state … Click to Continue »
Remember when Democrats argued in the wake of Arizona’s SB1070 immigration law that when it comes to immigration, all must follow federal law? Those were the days (Breitbart) The city
Living under draconian state laws, Arizona activists honed an effective strategy for keeping undocumented immigrants in the country. Can the same tools still work today?
(University of Kansas) US-born Latino male middle school students who had familiarity with a controversial Arizona immigration-enforcement bill had more difficulty exhibiting proper behavior in the classroom, such as following instructions and staying quiet, according to a new study by researchers at Arizona State University and the University of Kansas.
Gregorio Casar speaks during a protest against what critics are calling the new ‘show me your papers’ law, outside of Texas governor’s mansion in Austin. Activists have vowed to challenge a new Texas law that is the most significant attempt by a state to entwine itself in immigration enforcement since Arizona passed a hardline bill in 2010. Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas ? Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Sunday one of the harshest immigration laws to pass a state legislature since Arizona’s 2010 crackdown. But opponents say the bill is headed straight to court. The Mexican American...Show More Summary
The far-right former lawmaker who helped push Arizona's "papers please" immigration law has resigned as a top official with the state GOP after making comments about sterilizing poor women. Russell Pearce, a former state senator, resigned as the party's first vice chair late Sunday, the Arizona Republican Party announced. Show More Summary
After watching protests erupt around the country against police shootings, tougher immigration laws, and the Trump administration, Arizona state Sen. John Kavanagh reportedly came to a conclusion: “This stuff is all planned” by “ideologues” and “anarchists,” he told the Arizona Capitol Times. Show More Summary
Judicial Watch: An average of 400 “criminal illegal immigrants” are being released every 10 days by the newly elected sheriff in Arizona’s most populous county, federal law enforcement sources tell Judicial Watch, many of them violent offenders. It’s part of Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone’s new policy to protect illegal aliens, even those who have […]
White House directives placing most of the nation's millions of undocumented immigrants at risk of deportation drew praise Tuesday from Ariz...
The law officer who replaced ousted Maricopa Country Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he will no longer hold immigrants who have served their time past their release dates for immigration officials. Arpaio, who lost re-election in November while under federal investigation has long been a foe of...
As some cities reaffirm support for sanctuary policies that protect immigrants, Phoenix finds itself in an unusual position to push back against any immigration actions by the new White House. … Click to Continue »
Arizona immigration activists prodded Phoenix politicians and law enforcement to declare the city a sanctuary for immigrants in the country illegally after a mother of two U.S. citizens was deported early Thursday morning. Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, 36, was deported to Nogales, Mexico, early Thursday,...
Two-year lawsuit claimed Arizona’s identity-theft statutes targeted immigrant workers.
Kris Kobach, the controversial Secretary of State of Kansas known for designing a largely unconstitutional Arizona immigration law, met with president-elect Donald Trump on Sunday. We now know he was there to discuss his plans for what a department of homeland security might look like under a secretary Kobach and what some of those plans might be. Show More Summary
The tough-talking sheriff of metro Phoenix has won six elections by crafting an image as a law enforcer who targets parents skipping out on child support, animal abusers and immigrants … Click to Continue »