Critics of Arizona’s SB1070 claimed partial victory immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court today struck a majority of the provisions of the controversial immigration law.Read More »
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Lawyers for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer are asking an appeals court to rescind a ruling that prevents police from enforcing a little-known part of Arizona's immigration law.Read More »
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments has started accepting applications for the “anticipated vacancy” on the Supreme Court, even though Justice Hurwitz hasn’t yet resigned or given any indication of when he will leave the bench for the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More »
Twenty-three Spanish language TV and radio stations in Arizona will air a half-hour program Wednesday about the state's 2010 immigration law.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer decried President Barack Obama’s new DREAM Act-style immigration policy as “backdoor amnesty” intended to undermine SB1070 and bolster his political support for his re-election bid.
Speaking to reporters during a rare press conference in the Executive Tower, Brewer, one of Obama’s most nationally prominent critics on immigration and border security policy, said the president’s announcement set a dangerous distraction from the need to secure the border.
A new court ruling says Arizona judges can tell trial juries to consider lesser charges against a defendant even if the defense and prosecution object.Read More »
A judge has rejected a request by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to dismiss one of three remaining legal challenges to the state's 2010 immigration law.Read More »
Two of Arizona's most prominent advocates for tougher border enforcement are seeking financial contributions to counter potential legislation that would prevent states and cities from enforcing immigration laws.Read More »
Legal experts are predicting a mixed ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on SB1070, which could leave the bill’s core provisions in place while sending others to the scrap heap.Read More »
The local chapter of Americans for Prosperity has rolled out an expensive campaign to oppose the establishment of a health care exchange in Arizona, a move that puzzled some Republicans who noted there’s no legislation advancing at the state Capitol to set it up here.Read More »