The chief sponsor of Arizona’s controversial anti-illegal immigration law SB1070 will likely face a recall election, according to news reports.
PHOENIX “ The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld an Arizona law that penalizes businesses for hiring workers in the country illegally, buoying the hopes of supporters of state crackdowns on illegal immigration.
Undocumented nannies, housekeepers or lawn caretakers in the state of Texas can perhaps breathe easier about deportation. While new legislation in the Texas House of Representatives would make it a state crime to hire undocumented workers, it excludes those employed in single-family households ” in other words, them.
Lawmakers in Texas are eyeing the adoption of an immigration reform law similar to one in Arizona, making the Lone Star state the latest to join about a dozen others also considering it.
The Indiana senate passed a sweeping immigration bill that echoes Arizona’s tougher measures on illegal immigrants and despite opposition from some of the largest employers and business groups in the state.
A border Patrol agent was shot and killed north of the Arizona-Mexico border while trying to catch bandits who target illegal immigrants.
The Obama administration has included the Arizona state immigration law in a report of human rights abuses to the United Nations, that collective negation of humanity and home to the worst human rights abusers in the world.
(CNSNews.com) “ Sheriff Larry Dever, whose officers patrol Cochise County along the border between Arizona and Mexico, said he finds it “amazing that the U.S. State Department would refer the recently passed immigration law in his state to the United Nations Human Rights Council for review.
Despite President Obama’s willingness to meet with leaders of Iran, Venezuela and North Korea, he still seems reluctant to discuss important issues with the Governor of Arizona.
Gov. Jan Brewer’s office is “condemning a U.S. State Department report to the U.N. Human Rights Council because it mentions Arizona and Senate Bill 1070.
Brewer, in a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is asking that the paragraph referring to the state’s tough new immigration law be removed.