Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce, the main sponsor of SB1070, said Tuesday he endorses a similar bill making its way through the Georgia Legislature.Read More »
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Sen. John McCain says pulling the National Guard from Arizona's stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border is ill-advised.Read More »
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Critics defeated five controversial immigration measures at the Capitol this month. But their legislative victory might have only spawned a bigger, more public battle. Some of the bills’ supporters are now threatening to bring the fight to the ballot box.Read More »
Advocates of stricter state-level immigration laws hinted at dire political repercussions for the 12 Republicans who voted against some or all of five controversial immigration measures on March 17.Read More »
A month ago, Flake said he expected Arizona's voters would be able to discern between the immigration reforms he had championed with Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and "amnesty."Read More »
Arizona congressman Jeff Flake is moving further away from his previous push for comprehensive immigration reform as conservative Rep. Trent Franks nears a self-imposed deadline to join Flake in running for an open U.S. Senate seat.Read More »
The so-called "birther" view of legislation that would require presidential candidates to show proof of U.S. birth is intersecting in Arizona with the question of whether U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants are entitled to automatic citizenship.Read More »
The Senate approved legislation on Monday mandating that government documents, including all voting materials except the actual ballot, be published in English.Read More »
Supporters of the five controversial immigration measures that the Senate killed on Thursday made no attempt to revive the measures on Monday.
As a result, the bills are dead — but the ideas may still be resurrected.