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Battle Against Arizona Immigration Law SB1070 Continues

The legal battle against Arizona's harsh SB 1070 immigration law will continue in 2013 although the future of the section of the measure prohibiting housing or transportin continue reading »

Gov. Walker Says He’ll Fight Against AZ-Style Immigration Bill for Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker recently clarified his stance on an Arizona-style immigration bill for him state. Wednesday, Walker spoke with reporters and said he would "push to make sure" immigration l continue reading »

Immigrants Concerned About Arizona’s “Show Me Your Papers” Law, Moving to Other States

The entry into force of Arizona's "show me your papers" regulation could spur more immigrant families to leave the state even as activists and organizations prepare to fight the measure. continue reading »

U.S. Closes Criminal Investigation of AZ’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Other Legal Battles Await Him

Ann Birmingham Scheel, acting on behalf of the United States due to the recusal of U.S. Attorney John S. Leonardo, announced that her office is closing its investigation into allegations of criminal conduct by current and former members of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. continue reading »

Judge Asked to Stop “Show Me Your Papers” Before Going Into Effect on Friday

The Hispanic community lives in hopes that the appeal against what is known as the "show me your papers" section of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 immigration law will be able to stop it from taking effect this Friday. continue reading »

U.S. Commission on Civl Rights to Hold Briefing on Effects of State Immigration Laws

The United States Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public field briefing on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 9:00 AM CT to hear testimony on the effects of recently enacted state immigration laws on the civil rights of individuals, continue reading »

USHCC: SB1070 Ruling by Supreme Court Shows Arizona Overstepped Its Bounds

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced its disappointment with the Supreme Court's mixed decision on the Arizona im continue reading »

Arizona Latinos Take to the Street Protesting Deportations and Racism

Members of the Hispanic community of southern Arizona marched through the streets Tuesday to demand an end to the deportations and racism provoked by state laws like SB 1070. continue reading »

Five Things to Know About the Supreme Court Hearing Arguments on Arizona SB1070

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. United States, the long-anticipated dispute over the legality of SB 1070. More than any case in recent history, the dispute raises fundamental questions about the role of states in the enforcement of federal immigration law. continue reading »

Arizona’s SB1070 Get’s Its Day in Court, Won’t Change Anti-Latino Sentiment It Spawned

The Supreme Court heard arguments today for and against Arizona’s two-year old immigration law known as SB1070. SB1070 was the pioneer in anti-immigrant legislation that gave seed to 36 other states introducing similar legislation and 5 passing laws modeled on it. continue reading »

States Pick Side in Arizona Immigration Debate before Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court case over Arizona’s latest anti-immigration law, scheduled for a hearing next week, hinges largely on the question of where states’ power over immigration ends and federal power begins. But in a sign of how contentious the case is, many states are supporting the federal government instead of Arizona. continue reading »

Bipartisan Former State & Defense Dept Officials Warn Justices That SB 1070 Harms Foreign Policy

For decades, the Supreme Court has understood that our Constitution does not allow the fifty different states to set their own immigration policy, and for good continue reading »

Arizona Immigration Law Dealing with Day Laboers Partially Blocked by Court

Arizona’s immigration law, SB1070, which became effective on July 2010, was partially blocked due to an immigration enforcement law that prohibited people from blocking traffic for day service on the streets. continue reading »

POLL:  52% of Americans Support Strict Immigration Law in their State, Like Arizonza

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday announced it will decide whether the Arizona immigration law passed last year violates the Constitution, and a new survey finds that half of voters still support a similar immigration law for their own state. continue reading »

U.S. Supreme Court to Examine Arizona Controversial Immigration Law

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will weigh in on whether or not Arizona’s anti-immigration law is constitutional and whether appeals courts proper grounds to block certain measures. continue reading »

Hackers Known as LulzSec Aren’t Fans of Arizona’s Anti-Immigration Law, Release Documents

The now-famous LulzSec hackers have taken aim at Arizona, and the state’s controversial immigration legislation. Not fans of Arizona’s SB1070, which was signed into law last year, continue reading »

LAPD Chief Not Anticipating Arizona-esque Immigration Law For L.A.

Charlie Beck, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, has come out recently restating the fact his department does not participate in the practice of stopping people to verify their immigration status. continue reading »

All Eyes on Arizona as it Implements New Immigration Law

As Arizona’s controversial immigration law takes effect next month, organizations like the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) say they will be keeping an eye out for any sort of mistreatment or racial profiling of immigrants questioned by police, and will not hesitate to immediately sue if it occurs. continue reading »

Supreme Court Hearing Constitutionality of Arizona’s 2007 Immigration Law

In a surprise alliance, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has now joined civil rights groups in contesting the constitutionality of Arizona’s immigration laws. Joining the National Immigration Law Center and the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund, continue reading »

Is Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio Creating the “INjustice League”?

Joe Arpaio of Phoenix, Arizona, who calls himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff”, is looking to create an “Immigration Posse” to contest the undocumented immigration population, and he looks to be getting celebrities, however irrelevant they are today, to join him. continue reading »