Carina Montes, an A-grade high school student and JROTC member, would normally have good chances as she applies for college scholarships. But Proposition 300, a voter-approved law that requires students who can’t prove citizenship to pay out-of-state tuition and denies them access to state and federal financial aid, is preventing even some of the most qualified students from getting access to a college education.Read More »
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A federal appeals court is refusing to lift a stay blocking major parts of a tough Arizona law targeting illegal immigrants from taking effect.Read More »
High school students protested proposed legislation on illegal immigration at the state capitol in Phoenix.Read More »
A mere “cleanup” it is not.
That is critics’ response to the late introduction of an immigration bill authored by Senate President Russell Pearce.
Although he calls it a mere “clean-up bill,” Senate President Russell Pearce is pushing legislation to tighten immigration laws by denying illegal immigrants access to public benefits, from operating or titling vehicles to enrolling in community colleges.Read More »
Attorneys are expected to give closing arguments Thursday in the murder case against an anti-illegal immigrant group leader who is accused of gunning down a 9-year-old girl and her father in what prosecutors say was an attempt to steal drug money to fund border operations.Read More »
When lawmakers today tackle a proposal that is aimed at ultimately challenging the citizenship of American-born children of illegal immigrants, the debate probably will focus on the meaning of a phrase of the 14th Amendment: Who exactly is “subject to the jurisdiction” of the United States?Read More »
A federal appeals court has upheld a 2009 ruling against an Arizona rancher related to his assault on illegal immigrants in 2004.Read More »
With a bill that seeks to deny undocumented aliens from getting public housing assistance, Arizona Republican lawmakers are positioning to wade deeper into a battle with the federal government over immigration.Read More »
A high-level immigration official says it costs $12,500 to arrest, detain and deport each person removed from the U.S.Read More »