Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose office has been accused of a wide range of civil rights violations, faces a Wednesday deadline to say whether his agency will hold discussions with federal officials about ways to correct the alleged violations.Read More »
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The Obama administration is planning to reduce the number of National Guard troops deployed to the U.S. border with Mexico.Read More »
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigrants.
The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law.
The Obama administration is waging a furious legal fight against a patchwork of state laws targeting illegal immigrants, and on Monday the Supreme Court has its first chance to jump into the fray.Read More »
On Nov. 14, the U.S. Supreme Court granted review of the 26-state lawsuit against the president’s health care law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The court granted five and half hours for oral argument, including two hours of argument on the individual mandate and one and a half hours on severability, which addresses whether, in the event the mandate is found unconstitutional, the entire act must be stricken as well.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court could decide whether to hear Gov. Jan Brewer’s appeal in the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit against SB1070 within the next few weeks.Read More »
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu announced this morning that he is exploring a run for Congress.Read More »
Immigration officials announced that they deported nearly 400,000 undocumented immigrants in fiscal 2011, setting a record for a third consecutive year under the Obama administration.Read More »
Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Steve Henry said Wednesday that when his deputies go to the border they face a situation similar to a warzone in Afghanistan or Iraq.Read More »
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday that immigration officials expect another record-breaking number of deportations when the final numbers for fiscal 2011 are tallied.Read More »