The Supreme Court is entering the nation's charged debate over immigration, agreeing to hear a challenge from business and civil liberties groups to an Arizona law that cracks down on employers who hire undocumented workers.Read More »
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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will meet Monday in Phoenix with federal officials dispatched by President Barack Obama to provide specifics for Arizona regarding his plans to tighten security along the U.S.-Mexico border.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 »
In last night's Dem attorney general debate, Lujan told Horizon host and debate moderator Ted Simons that he did not vote on S1070 because he was out of town on April 13, when the bill was approved by the House.Read More »
John McCain's Republican primary challenger said Thursday he regrets taping an infomercial on behalf of a company accused of taking advantage of consumers.Read More »
With the scrawl of a pen, GOP Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona awakened the dormant but explosive issue of illegal immigration, sending shock waves across the political spectrum in an election year when both parties had hoped to sidestep the topic.Read More »
Among the arguments put forth by supporters and critics of Arizona's immigration bill, S1070, most lie upon constitutionality, the thrust of the arguments lying in the sphere of equal protection.Read More »
Margaret Murphy Hanley arrived in Flagstaff in the early 1900s with one goal in mind: To be able to offer her children, ages six to 16 at the time, higher education as a benefit of her employment with the Arizona State College. Through her four decades of work at the school, she would leave a legacy still visible today, but she wasn’t a teacher.Read More »
“Due process I have not been given.” – Rep. Doug Quelland, explaining to fellow District 10 Republicans that he was wrongly punished by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission and should be appointed to the seat left vacant by his removal from office. He wasn’t.Read More »
Arizona’s business community has sent a message to legislative candidates: Commit to a pro-business agenda, and stop wasting time with kooky stuff like “birther” bills.
In exchange, candidates who cooperate may get tons of cash for their campaigns and the support of chambers of commerce across the state.Read More »