Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept, Sept. 16, 2020
"Two indigenous women who were arrested by federal agents while attempting to block border wall construction in southern Arizona last week say they were chained and held incommunicado by the government...
No More Deaths, Aug. 1, 2020
"Arivaca, AZ: Around sunset on July 31st, US Border Patrol raided No More Deaths’ humanitarian aid station, Byrd Camp, detaining over thirty people who were receiving medical care, food, water, and shelter from...
DHS, Jan. 2, 2020
"Today, the Department of Homeland Security will begin processing migrants for return to Mexico under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) at the Nogales Port of Entry south of Tucson, Arizona. This brings the total number of...
Astrid Galvan, Associated Press, Nov. 20, 2019
"An activist was quickly acquitted Wednesday on charges he illegally harbored two Central American immigrants at a southern Arizona camp operated by a humanitarian group.
The verdict by a jury in...
Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept, May 4, 2019
"No More Deaths, also known as No Más Muertes, had published a scathing report, complete with video evidence, implicating the Border Patrol in the destruction of thousands of gallons of water left...
"Plaintiffs have not shown that they are likely to succeed on their facial challenges to Subsection 2(B) as a result of the Supreme Court’s opinion in the related case. Plaintiffs have shown that they are likely to succeed as to the merits...
"The question before the Court is whether federal law preempts and renders invalid four separate provisions of the state law. ... The issue is whether, under preemption principles, federal law permits Arizona to implement the state-law...
"The US Supreme Court announced on December 12 that it would review an
appellate court's decision that halted implementation of several key
provisions of the controversial Arizona immigration enforcement law, SB
1070. The high court's...
A new chapter in civil disobedience is being written, rooted in resistance to Arizona's SB 1070 and similar state laws.
Puente's "Undocubus" Set to Travel to Democratic National Convention
"It did not take long for Justice Antonin Scalia to side with
Arizona, and it was not much later that Chief Justice John G. Roberts,
Jr., showed that he, too, was inclined that way. Justice Clarence
Thomas, who said nothing during the argument...
On July 1, 2010 President Barack Obama gave a major speech at American University, calling for comprehensive immigration reform. The White House followed up immediately with a media roundtable . Advocacy groups such as the National Immigration Law Center...
"John Roberts, a retired postal worker from Topeka, tried to use his Kansas driver’s license to apply for an Arizona driver’s license after relocating to Waddell, a community west of Phoenix. “I was told, ‘We don’t accept...
"It is indeed unfortunate that despite noting the role of the federal government in formulating immigration policy, the Court did not, at least for the moment, invalidate 2(B), which essentially legalizes racial profiling. ... It does not require...
"It should be readily apparent that there is a serious disconnect
between the public debate over Arizona's SB 1070, as well as similar
state immigration enforcement laws, and the legal arguments in the
Court. This is not entirely surprising...
Fact sheets for Texas , Arizona , California and Louisiana , by Human Rights First.