The Arizona Department of Transportation formally banned driver’s licenses for all illegal immigrants who received deferred action from the federal government, potentially heading off a federal court ruling against a similar policy for children who were brought to the country illegally.Read More »
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When it comes to possession or use of marijuana, the United States Department of Justice will not focus on enforcement of federal marijuana laws where state laws allow it, a memo released today explains.
Marijuana law reform advocates declared it a victory and identified its broad implications for Arizona and other states.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is set to sign off on an agreement that will fund a water delivery system for the White Mountain Apache Tribe.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a court to end Maricopa County Community College District’s practice of offering in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.Read More »
Cathi Herrod, president of the Center for Arizona Policy, looked on the bright side of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions to strike a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act and effectively not rule on California’s Proposition 8.Read More »
Civil rights advocates have four months to gather evidence in their case to overturn Arizona's ban on driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits under an Obama administration program.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is on the verge of suing the Maricopa County Community College District for allowing in-state tuition for students whose parents brought them to the United States illegally when they were children.Read More »
A federal immigration overhaul unveiled Thursday would trump state law but wouldn't necessarily nullify Arizona's first-in-the nation crackdown on illegal immigration, said U.S. Sen. John McCain, an Arizona Republic leading the effort to change the nation's immigration policies.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation aimed at forcing health care providers to publicly show their prices, a move that the bill’s sponsor said was disappointing and surprising considering the Ninth Floor’s lack of objections while she and the governor’s staff worked on the bill throughout the session.Read More »
A bill that would make it more difficult for recently unemployed people in Arizona to collect unemployment benefits is likely to land on Republican Gov. Jan Brewer's desk.Read More »