October 9, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a preliminary injunction against a portion of Arizona's controversial immigration law. The provision in question makes it illegal to transport, shield or harbor an undocumented immigrant within Arizona borders, creating a separate ...[read more]
July 21, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
On April 25, 2012, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Arizona v. United States. On June 25, 2012, the Court decided the legal fate of Arizona's highly controversial immigration laws, more commonly referred to as SB 1070. The Court ruled that three sections of the law intruded ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Prior to the passage of SB 1070, Arizona was the subject of an entirely different legal challenge involving illegal immigration, namely the legitimacy of the Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA). The law took effect in January 2008 and imposed sanctions on employers that utilized undocumented ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Arizona & SB 1070 On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act into law, following the bill's quick approval in both the Arizona House and Senate. More commonly referred to as SB 1070, proponents argued that the legislation ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
On April 25, 2012, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Arizona v. United States. On June 25, 2012, the Court decided the legal fate of Arizona's highly controversial immigration laws, more commonly referred to as SB 1070. The Court ruled that three sections of the law intruded ...[read more]
June 14, 2013
by Kyle Webster
On June 14, 2010, the US Conference of Mayors passed a resolution opposing SB 1070, the controversial Arizona immigration law, and supporting federal immigration reform. The organization, which represents thousands of cities larger than 30,000 people, passed the resolution at the annual meeting of ...[read more]
April 23, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Janice Brewer signed into law the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act of 2010 (SB 1070). SB 1070 granted law enforcement officials the authority to request identification from an individual suspected of being an undocumented immigrant, ...[read more]
March 5, 2013
by Julie Deisher
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday affirmed a preliminary injunction barring the enforcement of an Arizona immigration law that prohibits motorists from stopping traffic to pick up workers. The injunction applies to two provisions of Arizona's SB 1070, which make it unlawful ...[read more]
December 29, 2012
by Peter Snyder
Lawyers representing the Mexican government asked the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in an amicus brief to uphold a lower court ruling that blocked enforcement of a section of the 2010 Arizona immigration law SB 1070 that prohibits the harboring of illegal aliens. In their brief, Mexico's ...[read more]
September 28, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Lawyers for Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Thursday announced the state's plan to appeal a preliminary injunction currently blocking the provision of the controversial Arizona immigration law that criminalizes the harboring and transportation of illegal immigrants. The part of the law in question ...[read more]

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.