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Statement by the President on the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Arizona v. the United States

Mon, Jun 25, 2012

Immigration

I am pleased that the Supreme Court has struck down key provisions of Arizona's immigration law.  What this decision makes unmistakably clear is that Congress must act on comprehensive immigration reform.  A patchwork  of state laws is not a solution to our broken immigration system – it’s part of the

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Tags: Arizona, U.S., President of the United States, SB1070, Barack Obama

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Az Dems: SB 1070 'a tool of divisive voices for political gain'

Mon, Jun 25, 2012

Immigration

Arizona Democratic Party Executive Director Luis Heredia issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's ruling Monday on SB 1070:The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled section 2B of SB 1070 to be constitutional. That does not make it just or moral. Other parts were ruled unconstitutional as

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Tags: Arizona, Arizona Democratic Party, Luis Heredia, SB1070

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-Sheriff seeks $50,000 to pay for court brief backing SB 1070

Sun, Aug 28, 2011

Pinal County

A group representing Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever in the legal battles over SB 1070 is seeking $50,000-$60,000 in donations to file a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court.In fundraising letters sent out as recently as Friday, the director of Border Sheriffs, Christopher Rants, says if they don't get more

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Tags: Paul Babeu, James Walsh, SB1070, Larry Dever, Border Sheriffs

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Gov. Jan Brewer's border security countersuit stumbling

Fri, Jul 29, 2011

Immigration

A federal countersuit filed by Gov. Jan Brewer alleging that the federal government is failing to secure the border from an "invasion" appears to be on shaky ground.

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Tags: Arizona, Jan Brewer, SB1070, U.S. Department of Justice

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Former Ag Goddard Tells Washington Crowd That Ariz Immigration Law Hurting Arizona

Fri, Apr 29, 2011

Immigration

Arizona Capitol Times Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard says Arizona immigration enforcement law has been an albatross for the state. Speaking at the Immigration Law and Policy Conference at Georgetown University on Tuesday, Goddard says

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Tags: Terry Goddard, SB1070, Arizona

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Arizona immigration law: Court refuses to lift stay

Tue, Apr 12, 2011

Immigration

The Arizona Republicby Alia Beard Rau and Michael Kiefer Supporters of Arizona's Senate Bill 1070 say they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Monday's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that prevents key parts of the law from going into effect. But their push could be

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Tags: SB1070, 9th u.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Arizona

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Court signals backing for Arizona immigration law

Tue, Nov 2, 2010

Immigration

San Francisco ChronicleBob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court appeared willing Monday to reinstate, but weaken, a central provision of an Arizona law allowing police to stop and question suspected illegal immigrants.A three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals indicated that it

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Tags: Arizona, SB1070, Ninth U.S. Circuit Cour of Appeals,

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In Illegal Immigration Debate, To Hire Or Not?

Mon, Aug 9, 2010

Immigration

NPRBy Peter O'Dowd American families who hire illegal workers to trim yards, clean toilets and paint walls are helping fuel the underground economy that attracts some 11 million undocumented workers to the U.S.In the Western U.S., it's not hard to find someone who hires illegal immigrants. The real challenge is finding

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Tags: Illegal immigration, Undocumented workers, SB1070

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One Arizona town's take on immigration debate

Mon, Aug 9, 2010

Immigration

USA TODAYBy Alan Gomez, APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. — Far from the heated protest marches in downtown Phoenix, either denouncing Arizona's immigration law or embracing it, the arguments over the law aren't so simple.

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Tags: Apache Junction, Arizona, SB1070,

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Arizona sees drop in legal Mexican visitors

Sun, Aug 8, 2010

Economy

Arizona RepublicBy Dennis Wagner NOGALES, Ariz. - Amid speculation about how many illegal immigrants may be leaving Arizona under the pressure of new enforcement laws, a reverse phenomenon has gone largely unnoticed at the Mexican border:The number of legal visitors entering from Sonora, many of them to spend money, has plummeted.Total

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Tags: Jan Brewer, Arizona, Border, SB1070

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