Supreme Court votes in favor of anti-undocumented law in Arizona

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-3 vote, this morning upheld an Arizona law that allows the state to severely punish companies that hire undocumented immigrants and authorizes the mandatory use of the federal E-Verify program to verify the immigration status of employees. In its resolution, the majority of ... Read more

Court refuses to expedite Governor Brewer's appeal

The federal appeals court for the Ninth Circuit denied Gov. Janice Brewer's motion in the S.B. 1070 case. The governor was asking to expedite her appeal of Judge Susan Bolton's decision blocking parts of the controversial law. Had she yielded to the motion, the court ... Read more

Arizona appeals judge's decision on SB1070

The State of Arizona and Governor Janice K. Brewer filed an appeal yesterday in the federal appeals court for the Ninth Circuit, which proposes to cancel the preliminary injunction that was issued by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Wednesday. Along with the appeal, a motion was filed to expedite ... Read more

Judge Blocks Portions of S.B. 1070

Just hours before the law was set to go into effect, U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton blocked the most controversial parts of S.B. 1070. The law is set to go into effect tomorrow, Thursday, July 29, but without the provisions that concerned the Latino community and immigrant activists and advocates ... Read more