If President Obama were to halt deportations, it could serve as a model for Congress, and would put pressure on Congress to create a solution that would then displace the President's discretion.
Individual ideologies have no place in the Dem party -- or, at least they shouldn't. We have too much at stake in Arizona to let egos and emotions take control.
Wishes form the foundation of fairy tales, romantic films, and idle fantasy. There are times, however, when one's innocent fantasies can go horribly wrong and what started out on such a promising note can evolve into a horrifying nightmare.
Both times she wept as she described the raid that swept up her mother and father on their job as they worked, like parents do, to keep the lights on and food on the table. What moved us most was her spirit.
A federal judge in Arizona recently held that Sheriff Arpaio and his Deputies have engaged in racial profiling against Latinos in Maricopa County. Th...
While Sheriff Arpaio declared in a pre-recorded video statement posted May 29 that he would appeal, we remain confident that the court's extensive and detailed findings of fact and law are indisputable.
While Arpaio may be left to rot by those in his party wishing to appeal to Latinos, this does not mean that he cannot grab the camera a few more times during the immigration debate and remind everyone that Arizona GOP politics has become completely crazy in an anti-Latino dimension.
Anti-immigrant forces have hijacked the debate on comprehensive immigration reform by calling for more border security when our borders are the safest they've ever been. Talk of immigration reform attached to greater border security should be viewed with caution by those truly interested in reform.
While Senate leaders, including Arizona's John McCain and Jeff Flake, hammered out immigration reform details last month, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio reminded the nation how rogue law enforcement can still undercut legislative efforts for a pathway to citizenship.
The efforts by state officials around the country to suppress the vote in the lead-up to the 2012 election were an outrage. But what's happening in the Supreme Court in 2013 could end up being even more significant.
On Tuesday, the Tucson City Council voted unanimously to advance a resolution to require background checks at all gun shows operated on city owned or ...
I realized I wasn't nearly as scared as my friends, or any dyed-in-the-wool red state American. I'm afraid of guns, but they're afraid of everything. Socialism. Obama. Muslims. The government. Moral decline. The apocalypse. Immigrants. Tofu. They're even God-fearing.
On the cusp of what might a long-awaited break in the impasse on Capitol Hill on immigration legislation, Edi's story remains tragically typical, and no matter what Congress decides, there's a good chance it will be repeated again and again in the name of the endless mantra of "security."
If you loved 'birthers' and 'truthers', well, I've got a new one for you. Read on: So, is there nothing left for right-wingers to deny about President Obama? Apparently not.
No matter what kind of firearms training he's supposedly had, a retired salesman isn't an honest-to-God active police officer and he damn sure is no match for a kid or man armed with an assault rifle and a death wish.
If we intensify the policing of schools without eliminating racial disparities in criminal justice, we will only intensify the burden some children are forced to bear in the name of saving others.