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Arizona police see immigration law as enforcement headache
Published: Jun 26, 2012
"With officers across Arizona forced to walk a tightrope of legal complexity, cash-strapped municipalities also worry they could soon be defending a flurry of lawsuits by the federal government, civil rights activists and irate motorists — distracting police from their main goal of fighting crime.
"We absolutely expect lawsuits on both sides of this
Supreme Court Set to Rule on Arizona Immigration Law
Published: Jun 25, 2012
"The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide the fate of Arizona's tough anti-immigration law this week, in a ruling likely to affect the national debate over immigration ahead of the November elections.
The court could strike down the challenged provisions as an intrusion on federal sovereignty, uphold them as a legitimate public-security effort by the state,
Barack Obama's Immigration Reform for Youth: A Dream Deferred?
Published: Jun 22, 2012
"President Obama suggested in his speech announcing the initiative that, because of the temporary nature of the measure, Congress should pass the DREAM Act this year. Whether the new measure will invigorate efforts to ensure such an outcome or deflate them is yet to be seen. But already there are indications that Obama has reaped significant political
Immigrants hoping to qualify for Obama program urged to gather data
Published: Jun 21, 2012
"It's still unclear exactly how the program, which grants temporary relief from deportation to young immigrants who meet certain qualifications, will be administered. Department of Homeland Security officials have said they will announce details in 60 days.
In the meantime, immigrant advocates said, unscrupulous consultants are already trying to take
Republicans refine immigration message
Published: Jun 20, 2012
"Caught off guard by the Obama administration's shift in immigration policy last week, Republicans on Tuesday refined their response in an effort to lessen any political bounce for the president at what had been a tough time in his campaign.
Certain GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney led the Republican counterattack, accusing President Barack Obama of
Obama's New Immigration Policy: Disappointment Is in the Details
Published: Jun 19, 2012
"In reality, the president's adoption of a "deferred action" policy is, to a great extent, old wine in a new wineskin. The policy does not grant legal-residency status, as the Dream Act would, but only defers deportation for a renewable two-year period. Announcing the policy shows new political will, but it does not change existing law or expand available
Obama's immigration move a diversion
Published: Jun 18, 2012
"Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said on Sunday President Barack Obama's immigration move was a “way to divert attention” from a rough few weeks for him.
“This is obviously a way to divert attention from very bad news the president has had for three or four weeks,” McCain said. “That’s very clear.”"
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