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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

Arizona Law Enforcement Spokesperson Living in US Illegally

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

An Arizona law enforcement officer who served as a spokeswoman for the state's Department of Public Safety was forced to resign on Monday after a federal investigation revealed she was an illegal immigrant. Read more...

Perry: ‘Immigration reform is going to be very passé’

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

California's 'Trust Act' Defies Feds on Immigration

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

Number of immigration measures passed by U.S. states jumps in 2013: report

(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....

ACLU Threatens Suit Over Kansas' 'Suspended' Voter Registrations

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

Two Bush-Appointed Judges Block Anti-Immigrant South Carolina Law

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 [...]

Days After Government Drops Several Deportation Cases In His County, Arizona Sheriff Retaliates With More Raids

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 [...]

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