Tag: Lawsuits challenging SB 1070

Opponents of SB 1070 Celebrated After A Federal Judge's Injunction
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Opponents of SB 1070 Say Fight Is Not Over

Immigrants in Arizona are relieved SB 1070 was blocked by an injunction, but they say their position continues to be perilous, and the fight is far from over.

Border Fence – Photo: waynewhuang/flickr
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Federal Judge Puts SB 1070 On Hold

Judge Susan R. Bolton temporary blocked the enactment of SB 1070 in Arizona by issuing a partial injunction on the most controversial aspects of the law until the court makes a final decision on its constitutionality.

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Walking On Eggshells as SB 1070 Deadline Nears

Arizona’s new law requiring local and state police to arrest suspected undocumented immigrants is scheduled to go into effect tomorrow, unless a federal judge rules otherwise.

Protest Against SB 1070 - Photo: rjosef/Flickr
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Immigration News Digest – 7/15/10

Lawsuits against SB 1070; immigration’s impact on cities; the cancelation of a meeting between U.S. and Mexico governors–here’s a summary of this week’s immigration news.

Immigrants detained by sheriff deputies in Maricopa County, Arizona - Photo: José Muñoz.
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United States v. Arizona

The Obama administration has sued the state of Arizona, setting the stage for a battle over states’ rights and immigration enforcement.

Sec. of State Hillary Clinton on Ecuadorian TV
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Clinton Leaks Feds Will Sue Arizona

The U.S. Secretary of State told a reporter on Ecuadorian TV that the Justice Department is planning to file a suit against Arizona’s SB 1070.

Katherine Figuera in Washington, DC - Photo: Valeria Fernandez
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A Child of Undocumented Immigrants on Capitol Hill

10 year old Katherine Figueroa traveled to Washington, D.C. to speak to members of Congress about the potential impact of Arizona’s SB 1070 on children.