As the days tick down until the Arizona immigration law takes effect, the state stands as a monument to the anger over illegal immigration that is present in so many places.Read More »
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A federal judge did not rule on whether she would prevent Arizona’s strict new illegal immigration law from going into effect, but indicated that she could issue an injunction against portions of S1070 while leaving the rest of the law intact.
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Security is extremely heavy at the federal courthouse in Phoenix where the first hearing on challenges to Arizona's new immigration law will be held.Read More »
Training material unveiled July 1 by the state board charged with guiding police on the enforcement of Arizona’s new immigration law gave a clear message to officers: You are being watched, and certain groups want to see you apply the law with bias.Read More »
Hispanic parents across the state are worried that police officers stationed at schools - whose mission is to become a role model to the students and foster a sense of trust between children and police - will start treating students like suspected law-breakers, after Arizona's new immigration law goes into effect.
Schools are doing their best to downplay the possibility of such a scenario. But the bill’s authors say police officers in Arizona are required to investigate potential state immigration crimes, no matter what beat they're working.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's office has filed a motion to dismiss another lawsuit that seeks to overturn the state's new immigration law.Read More »
A Pima County school district voted Tuesday to join a Tucson police officer in his lawsuit that seeks to overturn Arizona's new immigration law.Read More »
Tens of thousands of protesters, composed of activist groups and unions from around the country, marched from Indian Steele Park in mid-town Phoenix on their way to the state Capitol May 29, trying to send a message to state and federal politicians: Repeal Arizona's new immigration law.Read More »
Kirk Adams presided over the House of Representatives during what may go down as one of the most conservative legislatures in Arizona history. The past two years have seen more than $2 billion in spending cuts as lawmakers grappled with annual budget deficits totaling nearly three times that amount, as well as a raft of conservative policy decisions on everything from abortion to guns to immigration.Read More »
Arizona's tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration is dividing police across the nation, pitting officers against their chiefs and raising questions about its potential to damage efforts to fight crime in Hispanic communities.Read More »