Tag Archives: Arizona

Court nixes Ariz. proof of citizenship law

WASHINGTON – In the first of two widely-anticipated voting rights decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court this month, the justices struck down a voter imposed Arizona law requiring residents to show proof of citizenship in order to register to vote ...

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Challenges ahead for Court-whittled Ariz. immigration law

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down three of four challenged provisions of Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law – and essentially inviting future challenges to the remaining part of the statute – has lawyers prepared for a flurry ...

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Federal law trumps portions of Ariz. immigration statute

Provisions of an Arizona state law governing registration, employment and state criminalization of illegal aliens are preempted by the federal government’s broad regulatory power over immigration and alien status, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. But a provision of the ...

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Schumer: Congress will act if Supremes uphold Ariz. immigration law

WASHINGTON – Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., has promised a swift legislative response if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds a controversial Arizona state law that requires police to check the immigration status of anyone detained and suspected of being in ...

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