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Woman Writes Letter to Obama, Gets Featured in Book

"When Lucy Gutierrez of Kingman [AZ] wrote a letter to President Obama about the turmoil she felt over Arizona's most controversial immigration law, she had little hope that he would read it. Not only did Obama read the letter, but Gutierrez is now the subject of a book about everyday...

Arizona Jumps Birther Shark...Again

Just when you thought the news from Arizona could not get worse and/or more weird, this pops up: "Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Friday he is requesting officials in Hawaii to provide verification that President Obama was, in fact, born there." - CMS, May 19, 2012 . Cooler (and...

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...

Arizona v. U.S. and Obama's Deferred Action Policy: Geoffrey Hoffman

" I am hopeful that this decision is fully utilized for what it actually stands for: embracing the executive's power to fashion an intelligent and targeted approach to immigration enforcement. There should be no doubt that the president's power to do just that was the real holding of Arizona...