Police agencies that would enforce the most controversial part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law are expected to get squeezed by legal challenges from opposite sides if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the law in the coming days.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer decried President Barack Obama’s new DREAM Act-style immigration policy as “backdoor amnesty” intended to undermine SB1070 and bolster his political support for his re-election bid.
Speaking to reporters during a rare press conference in the Executive Tower, Brewer, one of Obama’s most nationally prominent critics on immigration and border security policy, said the president’s announcement set a dangerous distraction from the need to secure the border.
A forthcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision on Arizona's controversial immigration law — which some experts believe could uphold the most controversial aspects of the measure — won't end legal disputes on the matter and instead is likely to ignite renewed assaults by the law's opponents.Read More »
Responding to critics who claim he was too quick to blame drug smugglers for the deaths of five people found in a burned-out SUV last weekend, an Arizona sheriff said Wednesday that he was merely sharing timely information about the case and never formally concluded that the deaths were the work of a cartel.Read More »
Critics of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will hold a rally on June 23 to call for the closure of his complex of canvas jail tents.Read More »
A judge has put the brakes on one of the three remaining legal challenges to Arizona's 2010 immigration law because lawyers who brought that case missed several filing deadlines.Read More »
A judge has rejected a request by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to dismiss one of three remaining legal challenges to the state's 2010 immigration law.Read More »
The recent defeat of legislation that would have created a citizens' border group is driving up support for Arizona militias.Read More »
President Barack Obama's shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform.Read More »
The careers of most politicians would crumble under the heavy scrutiny that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America now faces.Read More »