Immigration Law

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Excerpts From the May 15 Bender's Immigration Bulletin: Immigration Activity in the Supreme Court
Posted on 3 May 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Immigration Activity in the Supreme Court On April 25, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case involving Arizona's controversial S.B. 1070. The transcript is available on lexis.com at 2012 U.S. Trans. LEXIS 35. The decision is expected... Read More

Former ICE Leader Julie Myers Wood On What High Court's Arizona Immigration Law Ruling Means
Posted on 9 Jun 2011 by Julie Myers Wood

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... Read More

Mountain States Legal Foundation Says U.S. Supreme Court Upheld Core Provision of Arizona Immigration Law
Posted on 6 Jul 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - The Supreme Court of the United States on June 25 unanimously upheld an Arizona law that allows law enforcement officers to determine the immigration status of individuals they stop who are suspected of being in the... Read More

Editor's Corner: If 'Unauthorized' is Good Enough for the Supreme Court...
Posted on 8 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Charles Garcia says the phrase "illegal immigrant" is a slur . Ruben Navarrette disagrees . The Supreme Court and I take a different tack altogether. In Arizona et al. v. United States , the majority opinion consistently uses the term "unauthorized"... Read More

A Nation United or Divided? - Arizona v. U.S.
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Center for American Progress has posted several items related to the landmark immigration case to be heard by the Supreme Court on April 25th: Interactive Map: A Nation United or Divided? Arizona’s ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Law... Read More

Supreme Court sets April 25th for Arizona immigration case oral argument
Posted on 5 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" The U.S. Supreme Court said on Friday it will hear arguments on April 25 on the power of states to adopt tough immigration laws, concluding the term's scheduled oral arguments with a major case pitting Arizona against the Obama administration... Read More

Arizona Countdown: Apr. 25th Supreme Court Oral Argument
Posted on 8 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Refresh this page often for all the links you'll need about Arizona v. U.S., to be argued at the Supreme Court on Apr. 25th. - SCOTUSblog Read More

AILA Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Arizona Case
Posted on 27 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" AILA amicus brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in Arizona v. United States , the Arizona SB 1070 litigation. The brief details the effects of Sections 2 and 6, which conflict with and pose obstacles to the federal immigration scheme... Read More

In Fight Over SB 1070, Arizona Makes an All-Too-Familiar Case to the Supreme Court
Posted on 8 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Supreme Court case involving Arizona SB 1070 has officially entered the home stretch. On Friday, the Justices announced that oral arguments will take place on the fourth Wednesday in April, making it the final case to be heard this term... Read More

Legal Experts Take Issue With Comparisons Between Texas, Arizona Immigration Laws
Posted on 15 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jason Buch, San Antonio Express-News, May 14, 2017 - "When Gov. Greg Abbott this month signed a bill banning so-called sanctuary cities in Texas, he said the “key policies” in the bill have “already been tested at the United States... Read More

Supreme Court Rejects Arizona Voting Law Requiring Proof of Citizenship
Posted on 17 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Arizona may not require documentary proof of citizenship from prospective voters, the Supreme Court ruled in a 7-to-2 decision on Monday. Justice Antonin Scalia, writing for the majority in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, No. 12-71,... Read More

Did Arizona Lie to the Supreme Court?
Posted on 6 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A week after Supreme Court arguments over Arizona's illegal-immigration law, the arrest, detention and subsequent release of an undocumented woman following a traffic stop added a real-world example to the courtroom debate about how the... Read More

Cyrus D. Mehta - Preemption of AZ DL Policy Provides Another Basis for Supreme Court to Approve DAPA, Expanded DACA
Posted on 11 Apr 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Apr. 11, 2016 - " Arizona Dream Act Coalition ... provides another basis for the Supreme Court in Texas v. USA to uphold the expanded deferred action programs as part of President Obama’s November 20, 2014 executive actions... Read More