sb 1070

An Arizona Senate hearing on an effort to enshrine an existing ban on “sanctuary cities” in the state constitution erupted in shouting and immigrant rights activists were removed after calling the proposal racist. 

SB 1070 Legal Defense Funds Running Dry

Apr 22, 2014
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.

SB 1070 Faces Another Court Challenge Next Week

Oct 12, 2012

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

Controversial Provision in SB1070 is Now in Effect

Sep 18, 2012

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.

State's Attorneys Respond on SB 1070 Suit

Sep 17, 2012

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.