Tag: <span>Arizona Immigration Law</span>

Arizona Officials Encouraged As Supreme Court Reviews Immigration Law

Arizona officials, including Gov. Jan Brewer, emerged from the courtroom encouraged by the justices’ statements, though Brewer had an uncomfortable encounter with the crowd of protesters outside. Read More >

Immigration: Russell Pearce Loses Recall Election

Today in Latin America Top Story — Conservative Arizona State Sen. Russell Pearce lost a recall election Tuesday evening, with Republican challenger Jerry Lewis taking 54 percent of the votes. […] Read More >

Immigration Policy Tweaked: 300,000 Deportation Cases Under Review

Today in Latin America Top Story— The Obama administration said Thursday that undocumented students and other low-priority immigration offenders will not be targeted for deportation under enforcement programs. Instead, authorities will focus on […] Read More >

Immigration Law Appeal Filed By Arizona’s Jan Brewer

Today in Latin America Top Story — Arizona Governor Jan Brewer filed an appeal Wednesday to the U.S. Supreme Court over a lower court ruling on the state’s controversial immigration […] Read More >

Judge Hears Arguments Over Georgia Immigration Law; Promises Ruling By July 1

Today in Latin America Top Story — A U.S. federal judge on Monday heard arguments for and against Georgia’s tough new immigration law. Georgia’s law, which has similar language to […] Read More >

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Immigration Law Designed To Deter Undocumented Workers

Today in Latin America Top Story — The United States Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold Arizona’s controversial immigration law, which penalizes companies that knowingly hire undocumented immigrants. The ruling, which passed […] Read More >

Arizona’s Jan Brewer To Appeal Immigration Law To U.S. Supreme Court

Today in Latin America Top Story — Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced Monday plans to appeal a ruling against the state’s controversial immigration law to the U.S. Supreme Court. The […] Read More >

Arizona Immigration Law Partially Blocked By Appeals Court

Today in Latin America Top Story — The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Monday against the state of Arizona, supporting a lower court’s decision to block […] Read More >

Anti-Illegal Immigration Program, Secure Communities, Stirs Debate In New York

NEW YORK — A new federal program called Secure Communities makes many residents of New York feel anything but safe. Piloted in 2008, the policy requires local police to share […] Read More >

California Supreme Court Allows Undocumented Immigrants To Get Reduced College Tuition

Today in Latin America Top Story — California’s state Supreme Court ruled Monday in a unanimous vote that undocumented immigrants who graduated from state high schools can continue to receive […] Read More >