A judge is mulling arguments over whether she'll let the most contentious section of Arizona's immigration enforcement law take effect after opponents of the statute told her that it will lead to racial profiling and prolonged detentions of Latinos.Read More »
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments sent three state Supreme Court nominees to Gov. Jan Brewer today, including two whose names are familiar to her.Read More »
The decision on who ultimately represents a heavily Republican congressional district that runs from western Arizona through Prescott and south of Phoenix could end with the primary election.Read More »
A federal judge has barred Arizona from rejecting federal voter registration forms on the grounds that the applicants haven't provided proof of citizenship as required by a voter-approved state law.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order that directs state agencies to deny public benefits and state identification to young illegal immigrants has created a political firestorm.
Critics have accused the governor of political grandstanding, pandering to the Republican Party’s conservative wing and misunderstanding immigration law. The governor, on the other hand, blamed the Obama administration for the situation.
Chants of “we are the dreamers, mighty mighty dreamers,” reverberated around the state Capitol on Aug.16 as a small group of protestors attempted to march into Gov. Jan Brewer’s office to directly ask her to support them.Read More »
A higher-than-usual number of Democrats vying for a Supreme Court vacancy could give Gov. Jan Brewer a larger pool of finalists for the job than she or any other governor has had.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday ordered state agencies to deny driver's licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy.Read More »
A judge has set a hearing Tuesday to consider a request by opponents of Arizona's immigration law that would thwart a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the statute's most contentious section.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed an executive order directing state agencies to deny driver's licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration program.Read More »