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.
A woman testifying Thursday at a racial profiling trial against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department said that during an unjustified traffic stop a sheriff's deputy slammed her stomach-first into her car while she was five months pregnant.Read More »
There were no TV cameras, no scrum of reporters, no protesters — and there was no swagger inside the courtroom when the typically brash Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand to face critics who say he and his deputies racially profile Hispanics.Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's new plan to grant temporary work permits to many young, illegal immigrants who otherwise could be deported may cost the government more than $585 million and require hiring hundreds of new federal employees to process more than 1 million anticipated requests, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press.Read More »
In response to a Southern Poverty Law Center article this week that some of his legislative emails contained evidence of “deep-seated bigotry,” former Senate President Russell Pearce yesterday denied ever writing anything racist or bigoted and said that he wouldn’t knowingly send out bigoted writing from another author.Read More »
A group of Latinos is arguing in federal court that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deputies carried out racial profiling as part of policy of discrimination.Read More »
A year after Arizona began a nationally publicized effort to build its own border fence through private contributions, not a single fencepost has gone up. And there are several barriers standing in the way of the project.Read More »