Next week, the Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments on Arizona’s arch-anti-immigrant law, SB 1070—an all-important, game-changing clash between the federal supremacy clause, the need for federal immigration reform, and the belief that states can and should pursue efforts to make undocumented immigrants self-deport. Activists, officials, lawyers, and lawmakers all over the nation have… Continue »

As frenzied political junkies begin to chatter about the fight for the Latino vote in November, another fight is coming to Washington much sooner. Next week, the highest court in the land will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of Arizona’s anti-immigrant law SB 1070. The Court has the potential to, in the name of… Continue »

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case of Arizona v. United States. It’s the challenge to Arizona’s harsh “show me your papers” anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, brought by the Obama administration. As Jed Lewison writes today at DailyKos, Mitt Romney is a supporter of SB 1070, which he views as a “model”… Continue »

As frenzied political junkies begin to chatter about the fight for the Latino vote in November, another fight is coming to Washington much sooner. Next week, the highest court in the land will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of Arizona’s anti-immigrant law SB 1070. The Court has the potential to, in the name of… Continue »

Next week, the Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments on Arizona’s arch-anti-immigrant law, SB 1070—an all-important, game-changing clash between the federal supremacy clause, the need for federal immigration reform, and the belief that states can and should pursue efforts to make undocumented immigrants self-deport. Activists, officials, lawyers, and lawmakers all over the nation have… Continue »

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On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 into law. Since then, there’s been a massive backlash against that harsh anti-immigrant legislation. Almost two years to the day Brewer signed the law, the constitutionality of SB 1070 will be argued before the United States Supreme Court. This will be one of the… Continue »