Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce, the main sponsor of SB1070, said Tuesday he endorses a similar bill making its way through the Georgia Legislature.Read More »
Supporters of the five controversial immigration measures that the Senate killed on Thursday made no attempt to revive the measures on Monday.
As a result, the bills are dead — but the ideas may still be resurrected.
Strong business opposition is being cited as a major reason for the Arizona Senate's rejection of proposed new get-tough legislation on illegal immigration.Read More »
The Senate today resoundingly rejected five controversial immigration bills, including a proposal that supporters say is aimed at getting the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit the issue of American citizenship.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is refusing to wave off legislators from taking up the contentious issue of illegal immigration again.Read More »
The Arizona Senate plans Thursday to consider an array of illegal immigration bills dealing with citizenship, health care, public services and everyday activities ranging from hiring to driving.Read More »
Dozens of major Arizona employers are urging state lawmakers to not pass additional legislation targeting illegal immigration, saying it would damage the economy and tourism industry.Read More »
On the heels of saying he expects the Senate to vote on a budget as soon as tomorrow, Senate President Russell Pearce yesterday added three controversial immigration bills to the docket for today’s caucus discussions, signaling the bills may soon be debated by the entire body.Read More »
Bills given preliminary approval by the Arizona Senate would erect make it more difficult for illegal immigrants to find jobs and get public housing in Arizona.Read More »
A federal judge set an April 1 hearing for arguments over the Arizona Legislature's request to become a party in the U.S. Justice Department's challenge to the state's immigration enforcement law.Read More »