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Former ICE Leader Julie Myers Wood On What High Court's Arizona Immigration Law Ruling Means

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 or revocation of business licenses for knowing...

Supreme Court to review S.B. 1070, Arizona's immigration law

Washington Post, Dec. 12, 2011 : "The Supreme Court on Monday said it would review Arizona’s restrictive immigration law that sparked a national controversy and inspired similar state efforts across the country to crack down on illegal immigrants. The review will add to one of the court’s...

Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Arizona's SB 1070

"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 final ruling on the case will have profound impact...

Supreme Court sets April 25th for Arizona immigration case oral argument

" 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." - Reuters, Feb. 3, 2012 . (And...

In Fight Over SB 1070, Arizona Makes an All-Too-Familiar Case to the Supreme Court

"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. Yesterday, Arizona filed its much-anticipated...

Arizona Countdown: Apr. 25th Supreme Court Oral Argument

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

AILA Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Arizona Case

" 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 established by Congress. AILA Doc. No. 12032753."...

A Nation United or Divided? - Arizona v. U.S.

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 in the U.S. Supreme Court: What’s at Stake...

Transcript: Supreme Court Oral Argument, Arizona v. U.S.

April 25, 2012: IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES...

The Arizona Disconnect

"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. Indeed, I predicted this outcome even before...

Excerpts From the May 15 Bender's Immigration Bulletin: Immigration Activity in the Supreme Court

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 by the end of June. Also pending are decisions...

Did Arizona Lie to the Supreme Court?

"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 statute could play out. Araceli Mercado Sanchez...

Supreme Court on Preemption: Arizona v. United States

"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 provisions in dispute. ... Section 3 of S. B. 1070...

Another Arizona Case

"[T] he Court has turned aside a request by Arizona officials to postpone a Ninth Circuit Court ruling striking down an eight-year-old mandate that voters must prove they are U.S. citizens in order to get on the election registration rolls. (The Justices issued that order on Friday, over the dissent...

Mountain States Legal Foundation Says U.S. Supreme Court Upheld Core Provision of Arizona Immigration Law

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 country illegally ( Arizona v. United States , No...

Editor's Corner: If 'Unauthorized' is Good Enough for the Supreme Court...

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" to modify the words "alien...

Supreme Court Rejects Arizona Voting Law Requiring Proof of Citizenship

"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, said a federal law requiring states to “accept...

News Excerpts From the Aug. 1, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

Napolitano Resigns as Secretary of Homeland Security On July 12, 2013, Janet Napolitano announced her resignation as Secretary of Homeland Security, a position she has held since the start of the Obama administration. Napolitano will remain in her position until September, after which she will become...

Cyrus D. Mehta - Preemption of AZ DL Policy Provides Another Basis for Supreme Court to Approve DAPA, Expanded DACA

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, especially the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability...