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Lawsuits Target Arizona Immigration Law Amid Calls For Boycotts

PHOENIX – (AP) A backlash against a new Arizona law cracking down on illegal immigration is broadening from the political arena to sports and entertainment as opponents filed lawsuits, singers denounced the measure and protesters gathered at an Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game in Chicago. A lawsuit...

Phoenix Suns To Be ‘Los Suns’ Tonight In Response To Immigration Law

Reacting to Arizona’s recently passed immigration law, which takes effect in August, the Phoenix Suns will take the court tonight for Game Two of their NBA playoff matchup with the San Antonio Spurs wearing jerseys with their name in Spanish, CNN has reported. Suns owner Robert Sarver told CNN...

Cases Lining Up To Challenge Arizona Immigration Law

PHOENIX - (AP) A federal judge is holding hearings on a parade of legal challenges to Arizona's immigration enforcement law, but resolving the seven cases filed so far could keep the court busy for years. Two of the cases were set to go before U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Thursday. Full version...

Daniel M. Kowalski: Key Provisions Of Arizona Immigration Law Blocked

By Daniel M. Kowalski, Attorney, The Fowler Law Firm PC Daniel M. Kowalski discusses the July 28, 2010 decision by Judge Susan R. Bolton in United States v. Ariz., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75558 (D. Ariz. 2010) . Mr. Kowalski is an immigration lawyer with The Fowler Law Firm in Austin, Texas and is online...

Arizona Governor Files Brief In Immigration Battle

PHOENIX - (AP) Gov. Jan Brewer's lawyers on Thursday filed the first brief in their appeal of a ruling that put the most controversial elements of Arizona's new immigration law on hold. Brewer asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco to reverse the ruling U.S. District Judge...

Panel Hints At Tossing Part of Arizona Immigration Law

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Arizona's immigration law faced tough scrutiny from a federal appeals panel Monday as the state's governor appeared in person to support the controversial provision on the day before the election in which she's seeking her first full term. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Another Challenge To Arizona Immigration Law Dismissed

PHOENIX - (AP) A federal judge in Phoenix has dismissed another challenge to Arizona's new immigration law. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Wednesday granted the state's motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed in July by the League of United Latin American Citizens. The league sued over training...

Utah Sued By Groups Over Immigration Law

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) Two national organizations are suing Utah to halt a new immigration law they claim encourages racial profiling. The National Immigration Law Center says an enforcement measure signed by Gov. Gary Herbert in March is just as unconstitutional as a similar Arizona law that courts have...

ACLU Sues In New Jersey Over FBI Ethnic Data Collection

NEWARK, N.J. - (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit in New Jersey Wednesday over the FBI's collection of racial and ethnic data in local communities. In the complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Newark, the ACLU said it filed a Freedom of Information Act request in...