Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

The Blaze 9/18/2012

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has ruled that police in Arizona can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law.

The ruling on Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton marks the first time police can carry out the 2010 law’s requirement that officers, while enforcing other laws, […]

Judge to allow Arizona to enforce key part of anti-illegal immigration law

Josh Gerstein Politico 9/5/2012

A federal judge in Arizona has rejected a last-ditch effort by civil liberties and immigrants’ rights groups to block enforcement of a hotly-contested provision of Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration law, S.B. 1070.

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton said in an order Wednesday that she would not stand in the way of a […]

Arizona Immigration Ruling–Direct Assault on State Sovereignty

KrisAnne Hall 6/25/2012

>Never has a ruling by the Supreme Court been more aptly titled as an “Opinion,” because that is exactly what Justice Kennedy and his cohorts have delivered in Arizona v. United States. It is nothing more than an open display of judicial activism. The majority opinion is not a legal explanation on […]

Sen. Kyl Suggests Impeaching Obama Over Immigration Policies

Igor Volsky Think Progress 6/26/2012

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) floated the possibility of impeaching President Obama over the administration’s recent decisions on immigration, during an appearance on Bill Bennett’s radio show on Tuesday.

Responding to a question about the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to pull back “on a program known as 287(g) — which […]

Quote of the day

26 June 2012

If securing its territory in this fashion is not within the power of Arizona, we should cease referring to it as a sovereign State.

~Justice Antonin Scalia Arizona v. United States

ICE agents rebel over Obama’s no-deportation program

Jim Kouri Law Enforcement Examiner 6/26/2012

As part of President Barack Obama’s “new immigration and deportation strategy,” all U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers must complete a training program that stresses removing high-risk offenders while at the same time forgoing the deportation of illegal aliens with clean records and strong ties to their communities, […]