The birthright legislation has taken a backseat after lawmakers convened in a special session Monday to tackle a bill that aims to cut taxes as a way to attract businesses to Arizona.Read More »
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Arizona lawmakers are trying to widen the state's illegal immigration crackdown with a proposal to require hospitals to confirm whether patients are in the country legally.Read More »
Judicial-reform proposals are just two items on the Center for Arizona Policy’s 16-part agenda for 2011.Read More »
Frustrated by the federal government's refusal to solve illegal immigration, some lawmakers want the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve who exactly is an American citizen.
In trying to define citizenship, birthright busters will have to navigate not only through the U.S. Supreme Court, but the U.S. Senate, other states and even their own caucus.
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 »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and Attorney General Tom Horne plan to make an announcement Thursday about the state's efforts to defend its controversial immigration enforcement law.Read More »
An Arizona lawmaker who proposed a challenge to automatic U.S. citizenship for children of illegal immigrants has sent his measure to a different legislative committee.Read More »
Rasmussen Reports yesterday publicized a national survey it conducted earlier this month that shows 68 percent of likely voters believe border security is more important than legalizing the status of illegal immigrants already in the country. The question, however, seems designed to elicit such an outcome.Read More »
The commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the border is more safe and secure today because of a 1 1/2 -year-old border crackdown initiative.Read More »
After Monday's setback, backers of the birthright bills are changing their strategy.Read More »