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Federal Judge Strikes Yet Another Provision Of Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law

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.

Arizona's immigrant smuggling law struck down

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A federal judge has struck down Arizona's 2005 immigrant smuggling law on the grounds that it's trumped by federal statutes.

Federal judge: Anti-human-smuggling law infringes on US immigration policy

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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...

Illegal Immigration: Another Arizona Law Struck Down By Federal Government

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

Federal judge strikes down Arizona immigration law

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.

Arizona's immigrant smuggling law struck down

A federal judge has struck down Arizona's 2005 immigrant smuggling law on the grounds that it's trumped by federal statutes.

Arizona Churches Breaking the Law by Harboring Illegal Immigrants

Advocates for illegal immigrants are eyeing Arizona, where a movement that encourages churches to shield illegal aliens from federal authorities is quietly growing. It is a movement advocates hope could serve as a model for illegals across the nation seeking to stay in the United States. Show More Summary

Plaintiffs Seek Injunction Pending Appeal in Ariz. License Case

In July, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of the Arizona Dream Act Coalition, a group challenging an Arizona law that prohibited some immigrants from getting Arizona driver's licenses. Yet, the law continues to be enforced against the very people who successfully challenged the law.......

Tucson Police Attacked By Illegal Immigrant Protestors, Called Racist For Enforcing The Law

Tucson police officerswere attacked and deemed racists after pulling over an illegal immigrant driving without a license. The Arizona incident began after the Tucson police officers pulled over a driver who had made an illegal right turn. The traffic stop became anything but routine after a spontaneous protest occurred and the officers were swarmed. The

Mexican Immigration Policy Lowers the Cost of Central American Migration to the US

Alex Nowrasteh One persistent American complaint about the Mexican government’s opposition to immigration laws like Arizona’s SB-1070 is that Mexico’s immigration policy is far more restrictive than that of the United States or anything proposed in Arizona. Show More Summary

Arizona Military Testing Range a Hotbed of Border Smuggling Activity

TUCSON, Arizona--It’s official: drug smugglers and illegal immigrants have better access to a taxpayer-funded military facility in Arizona than law enforcement agencies and the American public. The Barry M. Goldwater Range (BMGR) isShow More Summary

Ninth Circuit Blocks Enforcement of Arizona's Immigrant License Law

If we had to analogize Arizona to a child, we'd say it was suffering from "middle child syndrome." What else could explain the policies and legislation that comes out of that state? Perhaps Arizona just wants more attention from her parents the Federal Government. (Sidebar: Jan Brewer is the......

GOP Rep Introduces Bill to Quickly Send Illegal Immigrant Children Home

Arizona Republican Rep. Matt Salmon introduced legislation Thursday to amend a 2008 trafficking law to allow for the expedited removal of certain unaccompanied illegal immigrant children from noncontiguous countries. Salmon’s bill, the...Show More Summary

Arizona law that denies driver licenses for immigrants illegal: Judge

An appeals court sided with advocates for young immigrants who argued that Arizona’s policy of denying them driver’s licenses even though they had work permits under an Obama administration policy violated their equal protection rig...

Illegal Alien Supporting Groups Sue Sheriff Arpaio For Following Law

Happy Friday! Care to read something unbelievably insane? (Reuters) Immigration rights groups in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday accused Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio of overstepping his bounds as a local official by using anti-identity theft...Show More Summary

SCOTUS Won't Review AZ Immigrant Harboring Case; Bail Denial Argued

Arizona: the proving ground for state immigration and abortion laws. We've seen a lot of movement on Arizona abortion cases lately, and on Monday, the Supreme Court declined to intervene in an ongoing challenge to the state's illegal immigrant harboring statute, which means the injunction, which currently blocks enforcement of......

Arizona GOP Governor Jan Brewer not seeking Re-Election

WASHINGTON — Jan Brewer, the two-term Arizona Republican governor, will not seek a third term. She is well-known for arguing with U.S. President Barack Obama on the tarmac while visiting the state and for enforcing immigration law. Reuters reported that Brewer could serve a third term, because she succeeded Janet Napolitano when Napolitano went to […]

Arizona Governor Won’t Seek Re-election

Jan Brewer was best known for signing a controversial immigration enforcement measure into law

AZ Immigrant Driver's License Ban Fox Championed Inadvertently Affects U.S. Citizens

A Fox News-endorsed executive order issued by Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer that bars young undocumented immigrants with lawful presence from obtaining driver's licenses from the state has also made it harder for American citizens moving to Arizona to obtain driver's licenses. Show More Summary

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