Arizona Governor Jan Brewer plans to fight a federal judge's ruling against a part of Arizona's tough immigration law that would have made it a crime to harbor undocumented immigrants, court papers showed on Thursday.
A judge has ruled that police in Arizona can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says President Barack Obama is race-baiting and pandering for the Hispanic vote, while at the same time accusing Republicans of being “bigots.”
The inclusion of stringent immigration policies in the GOP platform for the Republican National Convention also includes self-deporation, a term used by Mitt Romney during the primary season.
Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that her decision to deny benefits to undocumented immigrants was justified, claiming that federal law is at fault in the immigration debate.
Jan Brewer issued an order on Wednesday barring undocumented immigrants who qualify for temporary legal status in the United States from receiving any state or local public benefits.
Saying opponents of Arizona’s immigration law are merely speculating about racial profiling, Jan Brewer has asked a federal judge to reject a bid to prevent police from enforcing the statute’s most contentious section.
This week’s Supreme Court ruling over Arizona’s SB 1070, will directly impact an estimated 360,000 undocumented immigrants living in that state, and it could have broader repercussions in other states with similar initiatives.
The court is evaluating the 2010 law on only the question of whether Arizona's attempt to fix its border problems is trumped by federal law.
Sen. Chuck Schumer is trying to shame Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer into testifying before his subcommittee on immigration saying, "The governor is the one who signed this bill into law; she shouldn't leave the defense of it to others.”
Latino activists calling themselves the librotraficantes are marching their caravan of books through Texas and New Mexico to Arizona in protest of the discontinuation of the Mexican-American Studies course in Tucson.
On Monday, March 12, the busses and cars of the Librotraficante Caravan will roll into San Antonio from Houston, making the first stop on their road trip to smuggle books into Arizona.
A request filed last month by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund on behalf of Latino plaintiffs to reinstate the MAS programs at TUSD has been denied this week.
Republicans have an inability to talk about immigration in a way that welcomes Latino voters to the party of Lincoln.