Latino Democrats today said a Republican senator made an “offensive and ignorant” decision when she read a racially tinged letter on the Senate floor during the debate of an immigration bill last week.Read More »
University of Arizona students walking to class Monday were faced with a steel and barbed wire obstacle.Read More »
The Senate approved legislation on Monday mandating that government documents, including all voting materials except the actual ballot, be published in English.Read More »
Supporters of the five controversial immigration measures that the Senate killed on Thursday made no attempt to revive the measures on Monday.
As a result, the bills are dead — but the ideas may still be resurrected.
People in Arizona can now check whether their Social Security numbers will turn up red flags when run through E-Verify, the federal electronic system used to confirm whether prospective workers are in the U.S. legally.Read More »
Students at the University of Arizona are planning to erect the largest mock border wall in the country in protest of border enforcement policies in Arizona and nationwide.Read More »
Strong business opposition is being cited as a major reason for the Arizona Senate's rejection of proposed new get-tough legislation on illegal immigration.Read More »
Senate President Russell Pearce, Arizona’s most prominent anti-illegal immigration firebrand, has always argued that illegal immigration and the state’s budget woes are inseparable. But the two issues may have formed a diptych in ways that many, including Pearce, probably did not anticipate.Read More »
The Senate today resoundingly rejected five controversial immigration bills, including a proposal that supporters say is aimed at getting the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit the issue of American citizenship.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is refusing to wave off legislators from taking up the contentious issue of illegal immigration again.Read More »