“They might buy us our plane ticket out of the state.” — Rep. Steve Farley, D-Tucson, discussing how the Republicans would react if the Democrats in the House ever decided to leave the state to avoid a vote, as the Democratic senators in Wisconsin did over an anti-union bill.Read More »
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Phoenix human rights activist Salvador Reza has been arrested and accused of trespassing at the State Capitol.Read More »
Fatigue with the illegal immigration issue could stand in the way of new legislation being considered by Arizona lawmakers, including a sweeping bill championed by the same senator whose law last year prompted nationwide protests.Read More »
An Arizona legislative committee is set to consider a sweeping bill Tuesday that targets illegal immigrants in housing, public benefits and the workplace.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 »
For Cynthia, immigration reform would offer a chance for her son to become a citizen and have the same opportunities as others who live and work in the U.S.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he has plans to launch his 19th crime and immigration sweep somewhere in metropolitan Phoenix.Read More »
Two of the nation's top immigration officials are set to speak Wednesday at a border security conference being held in Phoenix.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature is asking a federal judge to let it become a party in the federal government's challenge to Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law.Read More »