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Judge Blocks Parts Of Arizona Immigration Law
Posted on 29 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) A federal judge stepped into the fight over Arizona's immigration law at the last minute Wednesday, blocking the heart of the measure and defusing a confrontation between police and thousands of activists that had been building for... Read More

Mexico Asks Court To Reject Ariz. Immigration Law
Posted on 23 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Mexico on Tuesday asked a federal court in Arizona to declare the state's new immigration law unconstitutional, arguing that the country's own interests and its citizens' rights are at stake. Lawyers for Mexico on Tuesday... Read More

Appeal Pending, Arizona Shelves Idea Of Changing Immigration Law
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Arizona legislators are setting aside Gov. Jan Brewer's suggestion that lawmakers consider changing parts of the state's controversial immigration law. Brewer on July 30 floated the idea of making "tweaks" to the law shortly... Read More

Arizona Governor Files Brief In Immigration Battle
Posted on 29 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

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... Read More

Judge In Arizona Case Well-Versed In Immigration
Posted on 20 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) The federal judge who will decide whether to block Arizona's sweeping new immigration law has dealt with the realities of the state's porous border for nearly 10 years. Susan Bolton sentenced a Mexican smuggler to 16 years in prison... Read More

Official: Mayor Can’t Challenge Arizona Immigration Law
Posted on 5 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX – (AP) A proposed legal challenge to Arizona's new immigration law took a hit Monday when the Phoenix city attorney said Mayor Phil Gordon doesn't have the power to target the law without the support of the City Council. Gordon was... Read More

Arizona Judge Raises The Realities Of Porous Border
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) The judge who will decide whether Arizona's new immigration law is constitutional hasn't indicated whether she'll put the statute on hold before it takes effect next week and had some pointed questions Thursday for challengers... Read More

Arizona Preparing Appeal Of Immigration Ruling
Posted on 29 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Opponents of Arizona's immigration crackdown went ahead with protests Thursday despite a judge's ruling that delayed enforcement of most the law, and dozens of people in Phoenix were arrested after peacefully confronting officers... Read More

Arizona Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit Over Immigration Law
Posted on 21 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's office has filed a motion to dismiss another lawsuit that seeks to overturn the state's new immigration law. Brewer says the legal papers filed by her defense team Friday evening asks a federal judge to... Read More

Arizona Files Appeal As Sheriff Launches New Sweep
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) The showdown over Arizona's immigration law played out in court and on Phoenix's sun-splashed streets on Thursday, as the state sought to reinstate key parts of the measure and angry protesters chanted that they refused to "live... Read More

Arizona Gov. Opposes Mexico's Participation In Appeal
Posted on 7 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is opposing a court ruling that lets other countries file a friend-of-the-court brief in her appeal of a decision that put parts of the state's new immigration law on hold. Mexico and 10 other Latin American... Read More

Panel Hints At Tossing Part of Arizona Immigration Law
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

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... Read More

2 Arizona City Councils Vote To Sue Over Immigration Law
Posted on 5 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – (AP) The Tucson and Flagstaff city councils voted Tuesday to sue Arizona over its tough new immigration law, citing concerns about enforcement costs and negative effects on the state's tourism industry. They are the first... Read More

11 Countries Seek Voice In Arizona Immigration Appeal
Posted on 6 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Mexico and 10 other Latin American countries want a federal appeals court to consider their viewpoints in Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that put parts of her state's new immigration law on hold. The countries are... Read More

Cases Lining Up To Challenge Arizona Immigration Law
Posted on 22 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

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... Read More