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Arizona s.b. 1070

Here Are Some Of Antonin Scalia’s Most Controversial Remarks

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.14.2016 | Politics

Antonin Scalia, who died on Saturday after nearly three decades as a Supreme Court justice, is already being remembered as a giant of conservative leg...

The House on Mango Street Goes to Trial: #MayaVsAZ

Tony_Diaz | Posted 03.02.2015 | Latino Voices

Mayra Arce even resembles Esperanza, the protagonist in The House on Mango Street, one of the 80-plus books that were part of the Tucson Unified School District's K-12 Mexican-American studies curriculum before the program was dismantled under Arizona House Bill 2281. But Maya isn't the main character of a book. She's the main plaintiff in the lawsuit against Arizona.

Efforts To Overturn Controversial 'Papers Please' Provision Get New Life

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2013 | Latino Voices

The American Civil Liberties Union is renewing its efforts to take down Arizona’s controversial 2010 immigration enforcement law. The ACLU plans...

How the Immigration Debate Changed the Course of the 2012 Election

Frank Sharry | Posted 01.05.2013 | Latino Voices
Frank Sharry

Here's my prediction: the day after the election, many a pundit will be chewing on the fact that Latinos played a decisive role in the outcome of the Presidential race.

Controversial Arizona Immigration Measure Survives Challenge

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

* Governor "under no illusion" ruling will end fight * Plaintiffs say they are exploring legal options (Adds background, reaction f...

Harsh Immigration Law Gets Backlash

Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

By PAUL DAVENPORT AND FELICIA FONSECA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona's immigration law too...

Contentious Provision Could Cause Huge Problems

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD AND NICHOLAS RICCARDI, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — More than two years after it was signed into law, the most contentious ...

Judge Rules On Contentious Immigration Law

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD AND WALTER BERRY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Arizona authorities can enforce the mos...

Facing Reality in the Immigration Debate

Mugambi Jouet | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Mugambi Jouet

The underlying cause of illegal immigration is the wealth gap between the economically developed and underdeveloped worlds. So long as the gap remains considerable, people will strive to come to America, even if it entails violating immigration laws.

John Celock

Dem Explains 2010 Tea Party Pride Comment | John Celock | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

A Democratic congressional candidate in Arizona is under fire for comments he made at a 2010 Tea Party forum, where he said he was "proud" of the grou...

ACLU Claims To Have Proof Arizona Immigration Law Was Racially Motivated

Arizona Republic | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona has released thousands of e-mails that it says proves Arizona's controversial immigration law was racial...

ACLU Claims To Have Proof Arizona Immigration Law Was Racially Motivated

Arizona Republic | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona has released thousands of e-mails that it says proves Arizona's controversial immigration law was racial...

John Celock

Arizona Dem Accused Of 'Love' For Controversial Republican | John Celock | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

A former Democratic Arizona state senator running for Congress who is a frequent critic of state Senate President Russell Pearce (R) is being criticiz...

In High Court's Immigration Decision, an Ideologue is Repudiated

Mark Potok | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Mark Potok

Kansas attorney Kris Kobach has been urging municipalities and states for years to pass the draconian laws he writes that are aimed at so badly punishing undocumented immigrants that they will "self-deport." Woe to those who believed his fairy tales.

Zach Carter

Marco Rubio Says Obama Has Politicized Immigration Debate | Zach Carter | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) attacked President Barack Obama's new immigration policy on Sunday, claiming that the new standard, which gran...

Controversial Immigration Opponent Barred From Restaurants

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

The sponsor of Arizona's controversial immigration law has found himself barred from Mexican restaurants as he attempts a political comeback. Forme...

I'm No Jimmy the Greek, But SB 1070 Likely to Be Left Toothless...

Ediberto Roman | Posted 05.04.2012 | Miami
Ediberto Roman

If section 2 of Arizona's immigration statute -- SB 1070 -- is upheld, which it very well may be if the justices vote along philosophical lines, then the racial profiling matter will have to be addressed in the political realm.

Here's to the State of Arizona: A Song in Protest of S.B. 1070

Leslie Sheridan | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Leslie Sheridan

Oh, here's to the rights you've torn out the heart of Arizona find yourself another country to be part of!

Arizona Sheriff Says 'Nobody Is Higher Than Me'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Joe Arpaio, the controversial Arizona sheriff who has declared himself America's toughest lawman, told an inmate at his Maricopa County jail "nobody i...

My Hope: A Fear-Free Alabama

Marielena Hincapié | Posted 05.22.2012 | Latino Voices
Marielena Hincapié

As Esperanza asked what I thought she could do, I found myself paralyzed. Esperanza asked if she could call the police. A chill went through my spine as the lawyer in me carefully answered that I did not think that was safe under HB 56.

Senator Rubio, Time is Running Out

Arturo Carmona | Posted 05.07.2012 | Latino Voices
Arturo Carmona

As divisive, discriminatory and anti-immigrant (inherently anti-American) policies continue to tear at our communities, our schools, and our business community, there comes a point when our leaders must stand up and say enough is enough.

Elise Foley

Democrat Recommends Way For Undocumented Immigrants To Avoid Deportation Proceedings | Elise Foley | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) urged undocumented immigrants on Friday to carry copies of documents that can prove their strong ties to th...

Controversial Arizona Immigration Law Architect Caught In Tight Recall Election

Mother Jones | Adam Serwer | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Republican Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce, the architect of the state's draconian anti-immigrantion law, may lose his seat in tomorrow's recall ele...

And You Thought Alabama's Law Was Tough

Posted 04.10.2012 | Latino Voices

Since the passage last June of Alabama's House Bill 56, considered one of the toughest immigration laws in the nation, critics have been focused on th...

Elise Foley

South Carolina Immigration Law Faces Legal Challenge | Elise Foley | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of immigrant rights groups filed a suit on Wednesday to block South Carolina's crackdown on unauthorized immigration, saying...