A pro-business measure moving forward in the Arizona Legislature would make it harder for recently unemployed people to obtain unemployment insurance benefits.Read More »
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Immigrant rights advocates want Gov. Jan Brewer's ban on driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits under a new Obama administration policy declared unconstitutional.Read More »
Months after the election, Americans for Responsible Leadership is facing new legal troubles over its campaign activities.Read More »
A state lawmaker’s plan to save the state money by sending government materials only in English may run afoul of the Civil Rights Act and federal guidelines, and could cost state agencies billions per year in federal dollars.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee passed a bill that would, in theory, prohibit federal officials from enforcing any new gun control laws in Arizona so long as a weapon is manufactured, sold and owned in the state.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's attorneys have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to overturn her order denying driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama administration policy.Read More »
Federal authorities have asked an appeals court to reject Arizona's bid to overturn a ruling that bars enforcement of a minor section of the state's 2010 immigration law prohibiting the harboring of illegal immigrants.Read More »
Arizona politics not only kept courts busy in 2012, but led to a landmark case in June when the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the state’s most prominent immigration policy.Read More »
Bill Myer paces, watching the crowd grow outside his Glendale storefront’s floor-to-ceiling windows. His son Ben is in the back, behind bulletproof walls and windows, preparing for a long-awaited opening.
Outside, people are joking about Sheriff Joe Arpaio coming to arrest them when sirens are momentarily heard in the distance. Many had wondered whether police would show up on this brisk December morning.
A coalition of civil rights groups today sued Gov. Jan Brewer over her decision to preclude young illegal immigrants who have been granted relief from deportation from getting an Arizona driver license.Read More »