The claim alleges illegal detention, illegal search and racial profiling.
PHOENIX — The Obama administration is apparently ready to throw in the towel in its bid to kill the “papers, please” provision of Arizona’s controversial 2010 immigration law.
The South Tucson City Council agreed to an overhaul of the Police Department’s immigration policy in the months since the American Civil Liberties Union filed a claim over how the agency has implemented SB 1070, but it hesitated on Monday night to accept the ACLU’s proposed changes wholesale.
The South Tucson City Council has agreed to an overhaul of the police department’s immigration policy in the months since the American Civil Liberties Union filed a claim over how the agency has implemented SB 1070.
Nearly 80 percent of Arizona deportations last fiscal year came from people caught at the border — higher than the 64 percent nationwide, data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement show.
PHOENIX — Claiming a pattern of civil-rights abuse, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Monday to find out exactly how the Border Patrol enforces immigration law far from Mexico.
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Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).
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A lengthy Star investigation published last week revealed the highly disparate approach Arizona law enforcement agencies take to enforcing state immigration law SB 1070.
Immigration reform efforts are reaching a critical time as we near the end of 2013 and with the turn of the calendar a congressional midterm election year is looming.
PHOENIX — Protesting immigration activists danced and chanted Monday outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, calling on President Obama to end all deportations.
A detainee who had a felony second degree robbery and countless convictions for prostitution and solicitation for lewd conduct was among more than 300 people Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Phoenix released in February as part of a nationwide operation to save money.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators neared agreement on a comprehensive immigration bill that would put illegal immigrants on a 13-year path to citizenship, officials with outside groups keeping up with the talks said Thursday.
PHOENIX — A part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law aimed at day laborers and those who hire them is unconstitutional and unenforceable, a federal appeals court ruled today.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country.
PHOENIX — Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama administration policy.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court Tuesday spurned a request by civil rights groups for a new injunction to once again block Arizona's 2010 immigration law.
PHOENIX — A federal judge questioned this morning whether she has the right to once again block the state from enforcing the most controversial provision of its 2010 law aimed at illegal immigrants.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday the federal government and parents of young illegal immigrants are at fault, as she defended her order denying driver’s licenses and other public benefits to those who get work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy.