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Brewer Claims She Feels Immigrant Kids' Pain, Blames The White House

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

By Paul Ingram NOGALES, Arizona, June 25 (Reuters) - Arizona's Republican Governor Jan Brewer said on Wednesday that as a mother it br...

Jan Brewer Endorses Immigration Bill Amendment

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) said Sunday she supports a border security amendment to the comprehensive immigration reform bill being considered by Cong...

Judge Lets Controversial Brewer Policy Stand

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- A judge on Thursday refused to halt Gov. Jan Brewer's order that denies driver's licenses for young immigrants in Arizona who have gotten w...

Court Upholds Block On Controversial Brewer Measure

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

March 4 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday on the side of day laborers seeking work in Arizona, upholding an injunction that bars the ...

Jan Brewer Accuses Administration Of Punishing Arizona

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), an immigration hardliner who signed into law one of the toughest anti-unauthorized immigration laws in the ...

Jan Brewer Blasts Administration For Releasing Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), like several other Republicans, went after President Barack Obama on Wednesday for the decision by Immigration and Custom...

Brewer Calls For More Enforcement On Increasingly Safe Border

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 02.13.2013 | Latino Voices

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is once again calling for more border enforcement, despite data suggesting both violent crime and illegal immigration have dro...

Jan Brewer's Displaying Surprise Shift

Arizona Republic | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who has earned a reputation as one of the nation's most ardent hard-liners on illegal immigration, is noticeably softening he...

Brewer Backlash Begins

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

Arizona’s Republican governor, Jan Brewer, seemed in perfect lockstep with both her party and Mitt Romney (whom she had heartily endorsed early on) ...

Jan Brewer Sued

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX -- Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer...

Republican Backs Driver's Licenses For DREAMers

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

Nevada is the latest state to confirm it will allow undocumented young people granted deferred deportation by the federal government to get driver's l...

'Completely Contradictory' Brewer Order Marks Drastic Reversal

Arizona Republic | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer's executive order denying driver's licenses and ID cards to undocumented immigrants who obtain work permits through President Barack O...

Brewer Quickly Backtracks On Support For Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

For a brief moment on Sunday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) appeared to back away from her firm position that border security must be addressed before c...

Brewer To Appeal Immigration Law Ruling

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

By David Schwartz PHOENIX, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer plans to fight a federal judge's ruling against a part of ...

Jan Brewer: Obama Is 'Race-Baiting'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, an immigration-hardliner who signed the state's controversial SB 1070, said Monday that President Barack Obama is attacking R...

Brewer Blasted As 'Evil' Over Controversial Decision

Arizona Republic | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

In the days after Gov. Jan Brewer ordered state agencies to deny certain undocumented immigrants driver's licenses and state benefits, her office rece...

Brewer: Young Undocumented Immigrants Are 'Not Our Responsibility'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that her decision to deny benefits to undocumented immigrants was justified, claiming that federal law is at fa...

Brewer Defies Obama While Perry Predicament Heats Up

Houston Chronicle | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

ov. Rick Perry blistered the Obama administration's new immigration deferral policy in a letter to state agencies, but a spokeswoman said Monday he ha...

Brewer Sparks Outrage With 'Extremist' Move

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

Jan Brewer sparked outrage Wednesday when she issued an executive order denying benefits to young undocumented immigrants, defying President Obama's d...

Brewer Defies Obama On DREAM-Like Program

Reuters | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

By David Schwartz PHOENIX, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Arizona Republican Governor Jan Brewer, in yet another clash with the White House, issue...

Ruling On Brewer-Backed Law May Prompt New Battles

AP | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

BY JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — Police agencies that would enforce the most controversial part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law ...

Brewer Blasts Feds Over Controversial Issue

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

By AMANDA LEE MYERS, The Associated Press PHOENIX -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer blasted the federal government for failing to secure the U.S.-Mexico b...

Michael McAuliff

Jan Brewer Refuses To Defend Immigration Law To Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is ducking a U.S. Senate invitation to come defend her state's harsh immigration law. Sen. Chuck Schumer ...

John Celock

Democrats Criticize Arizona Governor's Out-Of-State Travel

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Legislative Democrats in Arizona are criticizing Gov. Jan Brewer for leaving the state shortly after calling the state Senate into special session to ...

Jan Brewer: Passing Controversial Law Was Like Getting Waterboarded

Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) compares the hectic process of passing a controversial immigration law in her state to waterboarding in her new book, ...