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 »
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 »
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 »