As a judge heard arguments surrounding Arizona’s new immigration law, Hispanic policymakers from in and out of the state renewed their opposition to the legislation.Read More »
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For Irene Chavez, a retired teacher from Fountain Hills, the battle against Arizona’s new immigration law is the new front of the civil rights movement. “We stepped back into the 1960s,” she told the
Arizona Capitol Times outside the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Courthouse in downtown Phoenix.
Inside, a judge heard arguments for and against S1070.
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Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard plans to tell Congress what it should do to stop smuggling of illegal immigrants.Read More »
A federal judge will hear arguments Thursday from lawyers for the governor, the federal government and civil rights groups over whether Arizona's new immigration law should take effect in a week.Read More »
The federal judge who will decide whether to block Arizona's sweeping new immigration law has dealt with the realities of the state's porous border for nearly 10 years.Read More »
Groups opposed to Arizona's tough new immigration law said Tuesday that they were planning "civil disobedience" on July 29, the day the legislation takes effect.Read More »
Lobbyist Mitch Menlove died in Flagstaff early Monday morning. Details involving the 36-year-old Valley resident's death were not immediately available, but his wife, Elizabeth, said in a statement that his passing was unexpected and due to heart complications.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times Managing Editor Matt Bunk discusses talks about the unfolding immigration lawsuits and what will likely transpire this week in court.Read More »
Sen. John McCain has squared off in a sometimes testy debate with a former Arizona congressman hoping to take his job. J.D. Hayworth portrayed McCain Saturday night as a flip-flopper on illegal immigration, while McCain painted his rival as a faux conservative who is lax with tax dollars.Read More »
Former U.S. Rep. J.D. Hayworth had a much-needed opportunity Friday night to refocus Arizona's Republican Senate primary on incumbent John McCain, and he came out swinging.Read More »