sb 1070

State Capitol News
10:37 am
Tue April 22, 2014

SB 1070 Legal Defense Funds Running Dry

The border wall between Arizona and Mexico
Credit Michel Marizco, KPBS

The donations to defend the state’s controversial 2010 immigration law are running out. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer took a closer look.

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State Capitol News
4:44 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

SB 1070 Faces Another Court Challenge Next Week

The state heads back to court this coming week over SB 1070, this time to defend a provision aimed at day laborers.

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State Capitol News
3:22 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Controversial Provision in SB1070 is Now in Effect

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton formally dissolved the injunction she issued two years ago against the provision of SB 1070 that requires police to question those they have stopped about their immigration status if there is reason to believe they are in this country illegally.

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State Capitol News
3:43 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

State's Attorneys Respond on SB 1070 Suit

Attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer told a federal judge today she should reject a bid to keep a controversial section of SB 1070 from being enforced for at least for a little while longer.

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State Capitol News
5:03 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Rights Groups Still Trying to Stop SB 1070

Civil rights groups are making a last-ditch effort this afternoon to keep a key provision of the state's immigration law from being enforced as early as next week.

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State Capitol News
4:00 am
Thu September 6, 2012

State Can Enforce Status Check Part of SB 1070

Gov. Jan Brewer reacts Wednesday to the refusal of U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton to issue a new injunction against a key provision of SB 1070.
Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

A federal judge gave the go-ahead Wednesday for the state to enforce a key provision of SB 1070. But that is not the last word on whether it is legal.

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State Capitol News
9:04 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Opponents Once Again Try to Challenge SB 1070 in Federal Court

Attorneys for the state asked a federal judge late Friday to reject a new bid to block a key provision of SB 1070 from taking effect.

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Fronteras
9:23 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Legal Battles Continue Over SB 1070-type Laws

In the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona's SB 1070 immigration law, the legal battles continue in the five other states that passed similar laws. Georgia and Alabama's immigration enforcement laws are back before a federal appeals court.

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State Capitol News
9:23 am
Mon July 2, 2012

SB 1070 Opponents Look for Another Challenge

Last week's Supreme Court ruling on the state's immigration law now has other foes trying to figure their next move.

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Fronteras
4:00 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

The Impact Of A Mixed SB 1070 Ruling On Arizona

The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday on Arizona’s immigration law, known as SB 1070. It was a mixed ruling. The court struck down most of the law, but upheld the most controversial provision.

The state of Arizona has already spent nearly $3 million defending the law. And the investment was worth it, according to state leaders like Governor Jan Brewer. She called the court’s ruling a victory for states like Arizona struggling with illegal immigration.

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