For months, Pearce has been working on legislation to deny citizenship to those born in Arizona to illegal immigrant parents. Details are sketchy, but that’s the gist.Read More »
Domestic violence affects women of every country, culture and income level, and victims are often reluctant to seek help for a variety of reasons.
When a woman is in the U.S. illegally, however, she will be even more reluctant to come forward, law enforcement officials and victims’ advocates say. Undocumented immigrants as a group fear dealing with police, and some abusers use that fear as a lever, threatening to turn in their victims and separate them from children through deportation.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent was shot and killed north of the Arizona-Mexico border while trying to catch bandits who target illegal immigrants, the leader of a union representing agents said Wednesday.Read More »
A new security system that uses buried fiber-optic cables to detect illegal border crossers or drug smugglers is being tested by the University of Arizona's engineering college.Read More »
The Supreme Court appeared likely Wednesday to sustain an Arizona law that threatens to take away the licenses of businesses that knowingly hire workers who are in the United States illegally.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on Arizona's employer sanctions law.Read More »
The national spotlight that lit up Arizona when lawmakers passed SB 1070 will be back sooner than some anticipated.Read More »
Pearce's model legislation to halt the practice of giving birthright citizenship to children of illegal immigrants will be unveiled the first week of January in Washington, D.C.Read More »
The impassioned debate over the nation's immigration policy takes center stage at the Supreme Court Wednesday in a dispute over an Arizona law that punishes employers who knowingly hire workers illegally in the U.S.Read More »
Regarding the controversy over enforcing Arizona law on immigration, the roots of this problem began in 1990 with passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which permits American agro-corporations to export billions of dollars of taxpayer-subsidized corn to Mexico at one-third the price that small Mexican farmers charge.Read More »