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Arizona Immigration Ruling: Reactions From Politicians (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Wednesday's ruling that parts of the Arizona immigration law were blocked, politicians quickly reacted to the news. The law's supporters genera...

Federal Government: Step Up on Immigration Reform

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

It's unacceptable that because Congress doesn't want to anger virulent anti-immigrant forces, immigration reform remains stalled.

Arizona Immigration Law Appeal Being Mounted By State

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD and AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The showdown over Arizona's immigration law played out in court and on Phoenix's sun-splashed streets on Thursday, as the state sought...

Thousands Converge On Phoenix For Dueling Rallies

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TEMPE, Ariz. — Thousands of people from around the country descended on the Phoenix area Saturday as supporters and opponents of Arizona's tough...

Arizona Immigration Law: Why I'll be in Phoenix Thursday

Rev. Peter Morales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Morales

All of the world's major religions emphasize loving one's neighbor, so I will be part of a broad interfaith coalition standing on the side of love in Phoenix.

Arizona Immigration Law: Sections BLOCKED By Federal Judge

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD and AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — A federal judge stepped into the fight over Arizona's immigration law at the last minute Wednesday, blocking the heart of the measure ...

Will Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Pals Profit From SB1070? (VIDEO)

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

This recent TV news report exposes Jan Brewer's connections to Corrections Corporation of America, the private prison company that could make money imprisoning illegal immigrants.

Arizona Immigration Law: Jan Brewer Asks Judge To Throw Out Federal Challenge To Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer have asked a judge to throw out the U.S. Justice Department's challenge to Arizona's new immigration law...

Hispanic Immigrants Continue To Flee Arizona Ahead Of Crackdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona's strict new illegal immigration law, SB 1070, is set to begin enforcement this Thursday, leaving many Hispanic immigrants, both legal and ill...

Fingerprint Program Has Immigration Advocates Up In Arms

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER — The federal government is rapidly expanding a program to identify illegal immigrants using fingerprints from arrests, drawing oppositio...

White Man's Burden: A History of Nationalism from Leonard Zeskind (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Zeskind explained to me in this interview that many of the mainstream mouthpieces bemoaning the disenfranchised white man are pandering to an existent culture ingrained with separatism.

Charlie Beck Speaks Out Against Arizona Immigration Law

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON — Arizona's new immigration law and similar proposals in other states would lead to an increase in crime, some police chiefs from aro...

Tea Party Activists To Protest Arizona Boycott At City Hall Today

NBC Los Angeles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Arizona's immigration law is none of LA's business, according to a group that plans to protest Tuesday outside Los Angeles City Hall. The rally wil...

Ryan Grim

Paul Dobson, Phoenix Cop Who Opposes Arizona Immigration Law, Is Now Under Investigation | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An Arizona police officer who spoke out against the state's new draconian immigration law is under investigation related to his statement, Officer Pau...

Why Arizona's "Show Me Your Papers" Law Must Be Stopped

Alessandra Soler Meetze | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alessandra Soler Meetze

Arizona should not become a police state where people are subject to racial profiling and live under constant threat of police harassment.

Arizona Immigration Law Goes To Court: Federal Judge Considers Arguments To Block It

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD and PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The Arizona immigration law came under new legal scrutiny in a packed courtroom Thursday as a federal judge considered whether the cra...

Senate Republicans Lose Bid To Block Suit Against Arizona Law

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Wednesday turned back a move by Republicans to block the Justice Department from pursuing its lawsuit seeking t...

Case Lining Up To Challenge Arizona Immigration Law

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — A federal judge is holding hearings on a parade of legal challenges to Arizona's immigration enforcement law, but resolving the seven ...

A Dry Hate

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Schmock


Seven Latin American Nations Join Mexico In Arizona Immigration Lawsuit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Seven other Latin American countries want to join Mexico in supporting a lawsuit challenging Arizona's immigration enforcement law. B...

Arizona Immigrant Deaths Soaring

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The number of deaths among illegal immigrants crossing the Arizona desert from Mexico is soaring so high this month that the medical e...

New Mexico Hosting Border Conference Arizona Canceled

AP | BARRY MASSEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico will host a meeting of U.S. and Mexican border governors, providing a new venue for a conference that was scrapped i...

Obama Gets It Right in Arizona

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

Immigration is an explosive subject that raises many questions with no clear resolution. No one here legally should be a target in the United States. Not in Arizona. Not anywhere.

Arizona Immigration Law To Get First Major Court Hearing

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona's impending immigration law went before a federal judge for the first time Thursday, and attorneys for both sides sparred over...

Sarah Palin: 'We're All Arizonans Now'

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — As calls spread for an economic boycott of Arizona, the state's governor enlisted the help of former vice presidential candidate Sarah...