Tag: Arizona SB-1070

Constitutionality of Arizona SB 1070 Debated at the Supreme Court

This is a response to a comment left recently on an older post here. The comments required such a lengthy refutation of facts and discussion that I decided to make an entire post out of it. ============= the post and comment in question Original Post: Arizona Immigration Law Comment to Arizona Immigration Law ======================================= Where


From the looney bin… ummm… other side, we get this reaction: “We believe the court ruled correctly when it prevented key provisions of SB1070 from taking effect,” Justice Department spokesperson Hannah August said. “While we understand the frustration of Arizonans with the broken immigration system, a patchwork of state and local policies would seriously disrupt

McCain-Kyl statement on SB1070 ruling

Arizona Senators John McCain and Jon Kyl have issued the following statement: Excerpt: “After this decision, it’s even more important to implement our Ten Point Border Security plan to protect Arizonans and our country.”

Governor Brewer’s Statement

“We have already made some progress in waking up Washington. But the question still remains: will Washington do its job, and put an end to the daily operations of smugglers in our nation, or will the delays and sidesteps continue? I believe that the defenders of the rule of law will ultimately succeed with us

Update, July 28, 2010 Arizona SB 1070

Well, we now have our answer. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton has struck down several major provisions of Arizona SB 1070, in effect handing victory to the Federal Government in the case. According to The East Valley Tribune, a Phoenix area newspaper, among the provisions struck from the bill are: 1) Requiring a police officer