illegal immigration

Sep 28, 2021

Wanted – a Senate candidate to tackle immigration

With the U.S. Senate now split 50-50 along partisan lines, gaining a new voice for sensible immigration reform could make a real difference to federal policy – and thankfully, we have an opportunity to gain such a voice as soon as next year. 

Oct 27, 2020

Voter beware: Dem-controlled Senate would harm Arizona workers

The Democrats' immigration agenda is reckless. America's workers can't afford for Republicans to lose the Senate majority.

Oct 27, 2020

Illegal immigration cost far too great for Arizona

Turning a blind eye to illegal immigration doesn’t come cheap, and Arizona taxpayers have been forced to subsidize our broken immigration system for far too long. For the sake of law-abiding, tax-paying citizens, we must remain committed to securing the border and not allow our recent successes to lull us into a false sense of complacency.

Jul 16, 2019

State Supreme Court gives deported man second chance at trial

In a unanimous ruling Tuesday, the justices said that Hector Sebastion Nuñez-Diaz never would have entered into a plea deal on a drug charge had he been informed it would result in his automatic removal from this country.

Jun 27, 2019

Democrats in Congress are not serious about ending border crisis

We are on an unsustainable path that we cannot continue. I will be introducing legislation in the coming weeks to address the border crisis and fix the loopholes in our immigration laws. I hope my Democrat colleagues will join me in ending this crisis once and for all.

Secretary of State-elect Katie Hobbs (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Oct 17, 2018

Patriot Movement members sue Katie Hobbs over Ducey tweet

Members of the Patriot Movement AZ are suing Secretary of State candidate Katie Hobbs over a six-month-old tweet in which she criticized Gov. Doug Ducey for posing with the controversial activist group.

Aug 28, 2017

Trump defends decision to pardon Arpaio

President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio, calling the former Arizona sheriff a "patriot" who loves his country.

Aug 23, 2017

Maricopa colleges: Appellate court’s ‘Dreamers’ decision flawed

An appellate court ruling denying in-state tuition to “Dreamers” is based on a flawed reading of the law, the attorney for Maricopa colleges contends. In new legal papers, attorney Mary O’Grady, who represents the colleges, told the Arizona Supreme Court that the Court of Appeals wrongfully conflated restrictions in a 2006 voter-approved law about services […]

Aug 11, 2017

Regent says colleagues wrong to maintain in-state tuition rate for ‘Dreamers’

Regent Jay Heiler, who is an attorney, said he believes the regents’ policy clearly violates a 2006 voter-approved law, which prohibits the use of tax dollars to subsidize the tuition of students not in this country legally.

In this March 30, 2017 file photo, Workers use a crane to lift a segment of a new fence into place on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico, where Sunland Park, New Mexico, meets the Anapra neighborhood of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, As President Donald Trump's administration fights to fund a new, multibillion-dollar border wall, government lawyers are still settling claims with Texas landowners over the fence Congress approved more than a decade ago. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
May 12, 2017

Trump seeks billions for border wall, US still paying for fence

As President Donald Trump tries to persuade a skeptical Congress to fund his proposed multibillion-dollar wall on the Mexican border, government lawyers are still settling claims with Texas landowners over a border fence approved more than a decade ago. Two settlements were completed just this week.

Apr 20, 2017

Illegal immigration unlikely to show benefits

One more study has emerged showing the economic benefits of immigration and this time there is a letter to the president signed by 1,400 economists. Once again, this is disingenuous.

Feb 21, 2017

It’s time to take Trump seriously and literally

Trump’s Dept of Homeland Security yesterday issued two sweeping memos implementing his plan to identify and deport more undocumented immigrants.