Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns.Read More »
The most contentious part of Arizona's immigration law finally has approval to move forward, surviving a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a heated national debate and two years of state politics.Read More »
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Arizona authorities can enforce the most contentious section of the state's immigration law, which critics have dubbed the "show me your papers" provision.Read More »
Fernando Lopez, an illegal immigrant from Phoenix, rode more than 2,000 miles through 11 states on a 40-year-old bus that broke down twice to deliver a message to the Democratic National Convention: President Barack Obama hasn’t done enough to help ...Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer says she's found support for her executive order that denies public benefits for people who qualify for the deferred deportation policy.Read More »
Members of the Arizona Legislature's border security advisory committee want the state to begin building a mile of fencing along the border with Mexico even though it has raised only a fraction of the needed money.Read More »
Some Christian activists around Arizona have delivered a petition to Gov. Jan Brewer's office, seeking a retraction of her executive order to bar public benefits for illegal immigrants.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is saying the federal government and parents of young illegal immigrants are at fault as she defends her order denying driver's licenses and other public benefits to those who get work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy.Read More »
A judge is mulling arguments over whether she'll let the most contentious section of Arizona's immigration enforcement law take effect after opponents of the statute told her that it will lead to racial profiling and prolonged detentions of Latinos.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order that directs state agencies to deny public benefits and state identification to young illegal immigrants has created a political firestorm.
Critics have accused the governor of political grandstanding, pandering to the Republican Party’s conservative wing and misunderstanding immigration law. The governor, on the other hand, blamed the Obama administration for the situation.