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.
The last round of written closing arguments are due Thursday in a trial aimed at settling allegations that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office racially profiles Latinos in its immigration patrols.Read More »
A federal judge has reset the trial date for a Mexican man charged with killing a U.S. Border Patrol agent.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday ordered state agencies to deny driver's licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy.Read More »
A judge has set a hearing Tuesday to consider a request by opponents of Arizona's immigration law that would thwart a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the statute's most contentious section.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed an executive order directing state agencies to deny driver's licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration program.Read More »
Arizona, already at odds with the federal government and civil-rights groups over immigration, is adding voter ID and the Voting Rights Act to the disputes.Read More »