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

Arizona’s Immigration Law Debated In Federal Appeals Court

Today in Latin America Top Story — A federal appeals court on Monday said that Arizona may be permitted to require police officers to check the immigration status of suspected […] Read More >

Arizona Immigration Law SB1070 Engineered By Prison Industry, According To NPR

NEW YORK — Arizona immigration law SB1070 has ignited heated debate across the country, but recent reports have identified a surprising spark that may have started the legislation. After several […] Read More >

Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Methods Earn Him Elections, But Also Protests And A Federal Lawsuit (Part 3 of 3)

PHOENIX —  Mere blocks away from the gleaming, air-conditioned conference room of the U.S. Attorney’s office in downtown Phoenix, Rob McElwain, long mustache barely visible under his straw hat, stands […] Read More >

Does Illegal Immigration Cause Violent Crime In Arizona? (Part 2 of 3)

PHOENIX —  The sun glared off the polished wood of a conference table in downtown Phoenix, but U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke — who was also at the table during SB1070’s […] Read More >

Immigration Debate Centers On Arizona, As Mid-Term Elections Approach (Part 1 of 3)

MESA, Arizona — Primary election day found Senator Russell Pearce with droplets of sweat rolling down his forehead behind his orange, round-rimmed sunglasses. He tried to rub them away from […] Read More >

Democrats Have The Latino Vote in Midterm Elections, Study Reports

NEW YORK — Latino support leans toward the Democratic Party ahead of November, a new report shows. The Pew Hispanic Center study released Tuesday shows that two thirds of registered […] Read More >

Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce Discusses Illegal Immigration, SB 1070, And Elections (Interview)

MESA, Arizona — On Tuesday, Aug. 24, The Latin America News Dispatch sat down with Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce to discuss the controversial immigration law, SB1070, of which he […] Read More >

Rancher’s Murder Highlights Complicated Immigrant-Crime Connection

When Robert Krentz was found dead on his Arizona ranch five months ago, police suspected a Mexican drug smuggler. Now, local news outlets report that a person of interest might be […] Read More >

Arizona Immigration Law Begins Ripple Effect

As the court case rumbles on against Arizona’s recent immigration law, the results of the proposed legislation are reverberating around the country. In Virginia, legislators are considering a similar bill, […] Read More >

Latin American Nations Join Mexico In Lawsuit Against Arizona Immigration Law; U.S. Sends Troops To Border

Today in Latin America Top Story — Seven Latin American nations have joined Mexico in support of a lawsuit against the U.S. state of Arizona’s recent immigration law. Bolivia, Colombia, […] Read More >