Scottsdale, Arizona (CNN) – Calls to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws will fade away as soon as Mexico jump-starts its economy, Texas Gov. Rick Perry predicted Wednesday. Perry, speaking to reporters at the Republican Governors...Show More Summary
When Arizona passed SB 1070, allowing law enforcement officers to demand proof of legal U.S. residence from people detained for other legitimate reasons, the Obama administration acted quickly to challenge the constitutionality of that law in court (and won). Show More Summary
(Reuters) - The number of immigration-related laws passed by U.S. states rebounded sharply in the first half of this year, spurred in part by a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Arizona's immigration crackdown, according to a report released Wednesday....
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is no stranger to immigration controversy. The Republican's fingerprints can be found on all sorts of immigration laws around the country, including Arizona's controversial SB 1070. He's one of the...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court upheld a block Tuesday on several key provisions in South Carolina’s harsh immigration law that effectively criminalize mere presence in the United States. Similar Arizona provisions were struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court last year. The unanimous ruling by a panel of two Bush-appointed judges and one Obama-appointed judge, upholds [...]
On Wednesday, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) sent over fifty law enforcement officials to conduct an immigration raid on two family-style restaurants in the Phoenix, Arizona area. The officials arrested ten people at the restaurant chain Uncle Sam on charges of identity theft and forgery, but are still looking for sixty other individuals in [...]
First the left tried to boycott Arizona over an immigration law whose substantive core was upheld by the Supreme Court. Now the left is trying to stir up hatred against Florida over the verdict in the Zimmerman trial, with Jesse Jackson likening Florida to apartheid South Africa in a CNN interview with Jake Tapper. Show More Summary
Reporting immigration abuses by Arizona law enforcement is now as simple as downloading an app. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Arizona unveiled a bilingual mobile app on Tuesday that allows people to report abuses suffered under the Arizona’s SB1070, an immigration law that some advocates have deemed as permission for law enforcement to [...]
Architect of Anti Immigrant Laws Deems Rally A ‘Mob’ Of ‘Illegal Aliens’ That Show ‘Reason We Have The 2nd Amendment’ Over the weekend, a group of immigration reform supporters held a rally in front of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s home. It is in situations like this that make him grateful he has guns [...]
Big immigration news day: The Supreme Court strikes down Arizona's law requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration, and ICE raids and seizes 14 711 stores. On the Supreme Court Case, the court held The National Voter... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
He came to believe that Hazleton's immigrants, and the city itself, needed more than services. It needed to build bridges between immigrants and the native-born, whites and Latinos. It needed a real and shared sense of community.
This wasn't part of the illegal immigration enforcement bills from a few years back but rather a voter imitative law put in place in 2004. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are.....
Once considered a conservative governor due to signing SB 1070, which toughened up illegal immigration laws, Arizona's Governor Jan Brewer has now destroyed that reputation.
Just over a year ago Democrats railed against Arizona constituents for passing what Dems viewed to be an immigration law based on profiling. Democrats railed against the airport security profiling. Yet now, they whole-heartedly support it, just so long as it’s the IRS doing it as a punitive measure against their opponents. Show More Summary
For years, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has proudly boasted that he’s America’s toughest sheriff. Now it turns out the Arizona lawman charged with enforcing the law is actually guilty of breaking it. On Friday, U.S. District Judge...Show More Summary
North Carolina is following in the footsteps of Arizona and Alabama by introducing a new “Show Me Your Papers” bill. The law would provide law enforcement officials with the ability to provide immigration status checks based on “reasonable suspicion.” Known as the Reasonable Enactment of Comprehensive Legislation Addressing Immigration Matters (RECLAIM NC), or HB786, the law [...]Show More Summary
HB 786 would empower police to question the legal status of anyone stopped for any reason. The hurdles posed by North Carolina’s law could severely undermine public safety benefits since immigrants would feel more inclined to stay in the shadows rather than to drive with a restricted driver’s licenses that bears the words, “no lawful [...]
North Carolina is set to vote on a piece of anti-immigration legislation on par with Arizona and Alabama’s racially-tinged laws that drew national attention and ire from immigration advocates. The Reasonable Enactment of Comprehensive Legislation Addressing Immigration Matters (RECLAIM) in North Carolina Act, or HB 786 would expand the scope of law enforcement officials with [...]
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio violated the constitutional rights of Latino drivers in his crackdown on illegal immigration, a federal judge found on Friday, and ordered him to stop using race as a factor in law enforcement decisions.
Only three businesses have faced charged for hiring illegal immigrants.