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  • Grijalva race shows just how big GOP wave could be

    This year, if you are a Democratic congressperson who voted for the federal health care law, didn’t call loudly enough for tough new immigration laws or supported the stimulus act – then voters feel as though you have a lot of explaining to do. Three …

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  • The immigration enforcement backlog

    Nearly five months ago, I reported that the lasting impact of SB1070 – assuming it ever goes into effect the way its drafters intended – may be to increase the number of illegal immigrants who are given temporary work visas and permanent U.S. citizenship. A …

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  • What about the biggest problem?

    Illegal immigration is an inescapable subject in Arizona’s heated elections, but several policymakers are actively trying to steer the conversation back to the elephant in the room – the economy.

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  • Are we on the same page?

    Blogs are great. Free of traditional journalism neutrality, or at least attempts for neutrality. More room for humor, gripes, knee-jerk reactions, and all the other ingredients that make writing more compelling to read than run-of-the-mill reporting.

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  • Goddard’s rocky relationship with S1070

    Attorney General Terry Goddard has had quite the roller coaster ride while staking out his positions on S1070. He opposed the law and wishes Gov. Jan Brewer had vetoed it, but also opposed the lawsuit against it. He vowed to defend the state in court, but blasted Brewer for her failure to do so.

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  • In DC, just like in Arizona, all eyes on S1070

    It seemed like a sign of the times that Attorney General Terry Goddard was in Congress to talk about Arizona’s efforts to crack down on money laundering by drug cartels, but the only thing the congressmen wanted to talk about was S1070. Goddard on July …

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  • Brewer lashes out at Napolitano over recent border comments

    Gov. Jan Brewer said Janet Napolitano’s words and actions at the Department of Homeland Security don’t match her record from her time as governor, saying her predecessor has essentially turned her back on Arizona and its border problems.

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  • Napolitano outlines path to citizenship, immigration system overhaul in ASU address

    Agree with her on the issues or not, you have to admit that Janet Napolitano possesses an unmatched perspective on some of Arizona’s most urgent challenges. And whether on the subject of immigration enforcement or balancing security with liberty, Napolitano offered her solutions in a confident, almost matter-of-fact manner Thursday night at ASU.

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