The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 8 in an appeal by business and civil rights groups that are trying to overturn a 2007 Arizona law that prohibits employers from knowingly hiring illegal immigrants.Read More »
Anyone who wants to know where Gov. Jan Brewer stands on Sen. Russell Pearce's next big illegal immigration proposal will probably have to wait until 2011.Read More »
Lawmakers in states across the country are combining to work on proposed legislation to deny U.S. citizenship to children born in this country to parents who are illegal immigrants, the sponsor of Arizona's 2010 law targeting illegal immigration said Tuesday.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.
This year, if you are a Democratic congressperson who voted for the federal health care law, didn’t call loudly enough for tough new immigration laws or supported the stimulus act – then voters feel as though you have a lot ...Read More »
Brewer's campaign had a good laugh yesterday at a Phoenix Business Journal blog posted by reporter Mike Sunnucks that proclaimed the governor would use a recent beheading in Chandler to back up her previously unsupported claims that there have been drug-cartel-related beheadings in Arizona.Read More »
Arizona campaign finance regulators don't think Gov. Jan Brewer and Republican organizations violated any state laws or rules through fundraising and other activities involving the Republican Governors Association.Read More »
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 »
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 »