Republican leaders in both chambers of the Arizona Legislature are pushing legislation to pay for the legal fees of current and former lawmakers whose memos and letters have been subpoenaed by opponents of SB 1070.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has called on lawmakers to pass legislation making it easier for police and prosecutors to target human traffickers.Read More »
Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles wants to add human smugglers who kill to the categories that qualify someone for death row.
He also wants to add people who the state can prove will likely kill again.
His agenda tattered by last year's confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of immigration laws.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the nation's high court to let it enforce a 2010 law making it a crime to knowingly transport or harbor those in the country illegally.Read More »
A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to hear new arguments about whether Arizona voters can legally make bail off limits to some people charged with crimes who are not in this country legally.Read More »
Taxpayers in metropolitan Phoenix are expected to pay out an estimated $21 million over the next year and a half for changes ordered in response to a court ruling that found an Arizona sheriff's office racially profiled Latinos in its regular traffic and immigration patrols.Read More »
A federal judge has allowed challengers to the state's major law aimed at illegal immigrants to see what groups advocating its passage were advising legislators.Read More »
Challengers to Arizona's denial of driver's licenses to "dreamers” want internal documents and testimony – perhaps even from Gov. Jan Brewer herself – in their legal bid to prove her actions are illegal.Read More »
Arizona has seen a nearly 12 percent drop in the number of immigrants deported so far this year, according to new federal statistics.Read More »