Larry Dever wanted to address the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Instead, he addressed the press corps at his lawyer’s office in Scottsdale. The Cochise County sheriff, along with his prominent counterparts from Maricopa and Pinal counties, hosted a viewing party at the Rose Law Group to watch the Nov. 1 hearing at the Ninth Circuit on SB1070. Sitting alongside Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, Dever made his opinions known, even if the three judges couldn’t hear him.Read More »
A federal appeals court is hearing arguments over Arizona's request to enforce its controversial new immigration law.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Gary Grado discusses how Arizona's new immigration law is affecting voter turnout and what sort of early ballot trends are beginning to show for the overall election results.Read More »
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry Goddard says Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is trying to grab headlines by traveling to San Francisco, where the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing arguments dealing with Arizona's tough new immigration law.Read More »
When a person is sued, it’s a given that they should be able to hire legal representation. When you’re an elected sheriff and the ACLU sues you, that need is even more imperative. However, an Oct. 15 article by Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jeremy Duda might give readers the impression that I don’t have that right.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio severed his ties with an anti-illegal immigration group over a mass email that went out to thousands of people under his name.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 8 in an appeal by business and civil rights groups that are trying to overturn a 2007 Arizona law that prohibits employers from knowingly hiring illegal immigrants.Read More »
Anyone who wants to know where Gov. Jan Brewer stands on Sen. Russell Pearce's next big illegal immigration proposal will probably have to wait until 2011.Read More »
Lawmakers in states across the country are combining to work on proposed legislation to deny U.S. citizenship to children born in this country to parents who are illegal immigrants, the sponsor of Arizona's 2010 law targeting illegal immigration said Tuesday.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has proven that tough immigration policies make it easy to raise cash for political campaigns, and Gov. Jan Brewer has shown that the same rule applies to raising money for legal defense of the state’s new immigration law.
But now, private-sector interests are getting wise as well.