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Podcast: Dan Kowalski on the Arizona Immigration Law

On this edition, Dan Kowalski discusses the Arizona immigration law, the practical, legal and political issues it presents, and lawsuits filed challenging the law. Mr. Kowalski is an immigration lawyer with the Fowler Law Firm in Austin, Texas, and is online editor of Bender's Immigration Bulletin...

Julie Myers Wood Discusses Arizona's Controversial Immigration Law

By Julie Myers Wood In this Emerging Issues commentary, Julie Myers Wood, former Assistant Secretary running U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), examines the new Arizona immigration law (S.B. 1070, amended by H.B. 2162). She analyzes some key relevant provisions, including the requirement...

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – August 15, 2010

Judge Blocks Part of Arizona Law; Governor Brewer Appeals A federal judge blocked significant portions of the controversial Arizona immigration law the day before it was set to take effect. On July 28, U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton issued a preliminary injunction against several sections of the...

Julie Myers Wood: Flawed Analysis Blocks Parts of 2010 Arizona Immigration Law, S.B. 1070

By Julie Myers Wood, President Immigration and Customs Solutions, LLC Julie Myers Wood, former Assistant Secretary running U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, analyzes the U.S. District Court decision ( 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75558 ) enjoining parts of the controversial new Arizona immigration...

Julie Myers Wood: Supreme Court Affirms an Arizona Immigration Law - What It Means

The former head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) gives her analysis of the Supreme Court's opinion in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting , in which the court upheld key provisions of the Legal Arizona Workers Act. The act authorizes suspension or revocation of business licenses for knowing...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Provisions of Arizona Immigration Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on June 25 invalidated three of the four key provisions of the controversial Arizona immigration law, S.B. 1070 ( Arizona, et al. v. United States , No. 11-182, U.S. Sup. [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]). In an opinion written by...

State Net Capitol Journal: States Ease Off Immigration Bills . . . For Now

A year chock-full of budget and redistricting fights has done more than just give state lawmakers heartburn. According to a new study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), those issues, in conjunction with the wait for a Supreme Court decision on a federal challenge to Arizona's...