Dick and Peg Powell, retired teachers from Tucson, came to see U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords debate the issues with Republican challenger Jesse Kelly. What they saw, instead, was a debate sprinkled with a lot of sniping from the two candidates, and even more booing and heckling from the audience.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has proven that tough immigration policies make it easy to raise cash for political campaigns, and Gov. Jan Brewer has shown that the same rule applies to raising money for legal defense of the state’s new immigration law.
But now, private-sector interests are getting wise as well.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has responded in federal court to a friend-of-the-court brief filed by Mexico and 10 other Latin American countries regarding the state's new immigration law.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies have made 14 arrests during a raid at a west Phoenix business where workers were suspected of identity theft.Read More »
Farming groups in Yuma have enlisted Rep. Raul Grijalva to push for a special guest worker program they are proposing for the winter vegetable season.Read More »
Government officials are showing off a site where National Guard troops have been deployed near the Mexican border, despite criticism that they will do nothing to stem the tide of illegal immigration.Read More »
Several Arizona cities are urging the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a judge's order blocking implementation of key provisions of the state's law targeting illegal immigration.Read More »
Groups that challenged Arizona's new immigration law are asking a federal appeals court to let them file friend-of-the-court briefs in an appeal of a ruling that put parts of the law on hold.Read More »
Arizona will have a prominent presence in the U.S. Supreme Court term that began Oct. 1 with cases that will settle the issues of matching funds for Clean Elections candidates, tax breaks for donations for private school scholarships, and penalties for employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants.Read More »
Jorge Quintero patiently works through screen after screen of personal questions about his background, residency and employment.Read More »