The nation’s highest court has determined there is room for states to enforce federal immigration laws regarding employment, a ruling that proponents and critics are now parsing for any indication on how the Supreme Court will view SB1070.Read More »
It’s been almost like an annual rite since 2005. An Arizona congressman introduces a doomed bill to swap land owned by Resolution Copper for federal land beneath which sits one of the world’s largest deposits of copper.
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, of Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, introduced this year’s version, which has those who have been longtime supporters of the swap optimistic.
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld an Arizona law that allows the state to suspend or revoke the business licenses of companies that knowingly hire illegal immigrants, paving the way for other states to establish similar systems.Read More »
Nogales-based businessmen to legislators: Please help convince feds to put more resources on Arizona ports
Arguing that ports of entry have been overlooked as the federal government beefs up security along the US-Mexico border, Nogales-based businessmen pressed Arizona legislators on May 25 for help in persuading the federal government to provide more funding to ease congestion at the states’ legal gateways.Read More »
The Fiesta Bowl shouldn’t expect to be receiving a check from U.S. Senator Jon Kyl any time soon, as he has rejected a request from the beleaguered bowl to return political contributions made by its employees.Read More »
Rather than prolong the case by more than a year, Gov. Jan Brewer will appeal an injunction against major components of the state’s controversial immigration law directly to the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More »
The nation's domestic security chief stressed Saturday that a comprehensive immigration overhaul should be left up to Congress, rebuking Georgia politicians who recently adopted a crackdown on illegal immigration that's considered among the nation's toughest.Read More »
Federal prosecutors issued a sharp warning Monday to people planning to open medical marijuana dispensaries or large-scale growing operations under Arizona's new medical marijuana law.Read More »
With the legislative session over, Kirk Adams was finally able to do what he’d wanted to do for months, and what some have expected him to do for years: run for Congress.Read More »
President Barack Obama revisited a key campaign promise when he hosted a White House meeting of elected officials and experts on immigration. But if a major overhaul of the nation's immigration policy is his goal, Republicans in Congress say he shouldn't hold his breath.Read More »