SB1070

Judge Rules SB 1070 Can Move Forward

Sep 5, 2012

A federal judge cleared the way today for the state to start enforcing the most sweeping provision of its 2010 immigration law.

Civil Rights Groups Take SB1070 to Court Again

Aug 21, 2012

A federal judge this morning questioned a bid by civil rights groups to get her to again block the state from enforcing a key provision of a 2010 law aimed at illegal immigrants.

Gage Skidmore

A class action lawsuit that goes to trial in Phoenix on July 19 will bring more attention to the tactics of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

The Arizona sheriff has been vocal that cracking down on illegal immigrants is among his top priorities. Plaintiffs claim Arpaio and his deputies discriminate against Latinos.

Every Latino motorist who has been stopped by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office since 2007 or will be stopped in the future is included in the class action suit.

Courtesy of NPR

A class action lawsuit that goes to trial in Phoenix today will bring more attention to the tactics of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

The Arizona sheriff has been vocal that cracking down on illegal immigrants is among his top priorities. Plaintiffs claim Arpaio and his deputies discriminate against Latinos.

Every Latino motorist who has been stopped by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office since 2007 or will be stopped in the future is included in the class action suit.

Federal Judge Recognizes Another Challenge to SB 1070

May 30, 2012

A federal judge has set the stage for another challenge to the state's immigration law. 

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