An Ohio plumber thrust into national politics during the 2008 presidential campaign says the United States needs to build a fence at the Mexico border and "start shooting" at suspected illegal immigrants.Read More »
Lawyers for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer have asked a federal judge to reject a bid by opponents of Arizona's immigration law to prevent police from enforcing the statute's most contentious section.Read More »
Attorneys who alleged systematic racial profiling in Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration patrols said they proved their case at a trial that ended last week and emphasized that the agency doesn't have adequate safeguards against singling people out based on their race.Read More »
Police seizures of drop houses, where smugglers “stash” undocumented aliens en route to other parts of the country, have plummeted in Arizona this year, continuing a trend that began in 2008.Read More »
Lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department told a federal judge Thursday that a group of Latino plaintiffs failed to prove during a civil trial that the sheriff or any of his deputies engaged in unconstitutional racial profiling.Read More »
A federal appeals court has sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to throw out major parts of Arizona's tough crackdown on illegal immigrants.Read More »
An appeals court plans to hear arguments on Oct. 17 in Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that prevents police from enforcing part of Arizona's immigration law that prohibits people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services.Read More »
Testimony is set to end Thursday at a trial aimed at settling allegations over whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office racially profiles Latinos in its immigration patrols.Read More »
Offensive letters, tearful personal stories and reams of statistics have been shared as plaintiffs' lawyers rested their case Tuesday in a racial profiling lawsuit against an Arizona sheriff and his department.Read More »
A decision by the Obama administration to sever agreements that authorized local law enforcers to check people’s legal status will get its first public hearing by a legislative body tomorrow.
The hearing starts at 1:30 p.m. in the House.