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Supreme Court Immigration

High Court Taking Up Controversial Issue

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is questioning Arizona's tough "show me your papers" law aimed at driving undocumented immigrants out of the state, am...

SB 1070: How Do You Define American?

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices
Jose Antonio Vargas

As one of the country's 12 million undocumented immigrants who call this country home, walking around Ellis Island was a deep, sobering experience. It was a reminder of why immigration must remain the purview of the federal government, not individual states like Arizona and Alabama.

At Supreme Court, Arizona Leaves Affected Voices at Home: Q & A With Carlos Garcia, Puente Human Rights Advocate

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

"Life in Arizona for undocumented immigrants since SB 1070 passed is a combination of basic survival under a climate of hate and inspiring organizing that will one day turn hate to love."

The U.S. Supreme Court Will Decide And So Will We

Eliseo Medina | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics
Eliseo Medina

For two years, we have been living with the consequences of racial profiling state laws that violate our basic human and civil rights. But these mean-spirited laws that threaten the rights of citizens and immigrants will not be the last word.

Will We Be a Cohesive Country of Laws or a Divided States?

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Two cases set to be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court in the early part of this year will determine whether we are a cohesive country of laws or whether we are a divided states that would like to make up our own rules as we go along.

Arizona Governor Asks Supreme Court To Review Controversial Immigration Law

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer filed an appeal Wednesday with the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that put on hold key parts of the s...

Supreme Court Orders Re-Examination Of Pennsylvania Town's Immigration Law

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania city will get another chance to defend its never-enforced illegal immigration law after the Supreme Court on Mon...

Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Arizona Immigration Law

AP | BOB CHRISTIE and MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld an Arizona law that penalizes businesses for hiring workers in the country illegally, buoying the...

Arizona Immigration Law Arguments On Employer Sanctions To Be Heard By Supreme Court

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD and MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The impassioned debate over the nation's immigration policy takes center stage at the Supreme Court Wednesday in a dispute over an Ari...