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Articles Tagged: Arizona

Is the U.S. Becoming More Immigrant Friendly?

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In her May 19, 2014 article in Politico titled “States Take on Immigration,” Seung Min Kim explains that states are increasingly taking immigration into their own hands.  However, where states used to pass laws focusing on immigration law enforcement such as Arizona’s anti-immigration laws partially struck down in 2010, now they are focusing on expanding […]

Supreme Court Sustains Arizona ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Provision, Blocks Remainder Of State’s Controversial Law

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By: Stephen Koerting* On Monday, June 25, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Arizona Immigration Law, S.B. 1070, from 2010. The Court unanimously sustained the central “show me your papers” provision that requires state law enforcement to determine the immigration status of individuals they have stopped or arrested, if an illegal status is reasonably […]

SB 1070 Decision Makes Way for Continuing Legal Disputes

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In 2010, not long after Arizona approved SB 1070, the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona joined with other civil rights organizations and filed a suit on behalf of twenty four individuals who believed the law to be unconstitutional. The ACLU argued that the law would lead to racial profiling and that the state of […]

Four Brief Synopsis on recent Events concerning Immigration

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Chamber of Commerce of the United States v. Whiting (Sup. Ct. oral arg. on Wed.) “Plain English Issue: An Arizona law requires state employers to check the immigration status of job applicants through a federal computer database, although the federal law creating the database makes its use voluntary. Arizona also revokes the business license of […]

Supreme court hears employment discrimination case

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The case is Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting (09-115). A ruling is expected by June. Justices hear case over punishing businesses that hire illegal workers By Bill Mears, CNN Supreme Court Producer A proposed Arizona law would punish businesses that hire illegal aliens. A proposed Arizona law would punish businesses that hire illegal aliens. STORY […]