Officials in Maricopa County accepted $2.2 million in reimbursement from the federal government for the costs of jailing illegal immigrants convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors in violations of state or local laws.Read More »
Senate President Russell Pearce has been ousted, but his allies in the Legislature aren’t about to let his defeat deter them from pushing anti-illegal immigration measures that the outgoing senator would undoubtedly like to see become law.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court could decide whether to hear Gov. Jan Brewer’s appeal in the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit against SB1070 within the next few weeks.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer cut a $486,000 check for the state’s legal defense of SB1070 on Thursday.
The expenditure covers Arizona’s defense of the landmark illegal immigration law from September 2010 to September 2011 from the law firm Snell & Wilmer.
Most of the taco buffet was gone when Randy Parraz finally arrived at the Citizens for a Better Arizona party at 8:11 p.m., but he came with news that brought a cheer from the 100 or so guests.
“It’s 53 to 45, we’re up by 1,000,” Parraz announced as he reached out a hand to Sen. Steve Gallardo and embraced him.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection needs to do a better job of justifying its plans for $1.5 billion border surveillance project at the Arizona-Mexico border, according to a government report released Friday.Read More »
Groups opposing Arizona's immigration enforcement law have asked a federal judge to put a stop to a section of the statute that bans the blocking of traffic when people seek or offer day-labor services on streets.Read More »
Federal Judge Susan Bolton dealt Arizona another blow today in its legal fight over SB1070 by dismissing a counter suit the state filed against the U.S. government.Read More »
A federal judge has dismissed Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's lawsuit that accuses the federal government of failing to enforce immigration laws or maintain control of her state's border with Mexico.Read More »
Immigration officials announced that they deported nearly 400,000 undocumented immigrants in fiscal 2011, setting a record for a third consecutive year under the Obama administration.Read More »