They don't call her "GED Jan" for nothin.'
Following U.S. District Court Judge David Campbell's ruling this week in Arizona Dream Act Coalition v. Jan Brewer, Brewer was quick to gloat and mischaracterize Campbell's decision, painting it as a vindication of her prejudiced policy.
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After three weeks of thinkin', Governor Jan Brewer's finally figured out what she's going to do about her order denying driver's licenses for deferred action beneficiaries -- nothin'.Brewer's August order says that participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) prog ... More >>
One week after the ACLU declared that federal officials had essentially contradicted Governor Jan Brewer's executive order preventing deferred action beneficiaries from getting driver's licenses, the governor hasn't decided how to respond.Brewer's August order says that participants in the Deferred ... More >>
Democratic Congressman Raul Grijalva says it's pretty clear that deferred action beneficiaries should be allowed to apply for driver's licenses.Grijalva, and previously, the ACLU, have disagreed with the executive order issued by Governor Jan Brewer, in which she stated that Deferred Action for Chil ... More >>
The American Civil Liberties Union says the federal government has confirmed what ACLU officials have been saying all along -- participants in the Obama Administration's deferred-action program should be allowed to apply for driver's licenses.That's not exactly what U.S. Citizenship and Immigration ... More >>
Conservative political commentator Debbie Schlussel can sometimes wildly miss the mark on her points -- occasionally dabbling in conspiracy-theory-level stuff -- but she's got one hell of a question for Republican Congressman Paul Gosar.If Gosar knew in 2011 that Abdullatif Aldosary was a "known ter ... More >>
Republican Congressman Paul Gosar wants Homeland Security officials to explain to him why Abdullatif Aldosary -- the Coolidge resident accused of detonating an "explosive device" outside the Social Security Administration building in Casa Grande last week -- has been allowed to stay in the United St ... More >>
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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer issued an executive order today that blocks the issuance of public benefits, Arizona driver's licenses and ... More >>
See also President Obama Approves Version of the DREAM Act, Grants Immunity from Deportation for Certain Young Undocumented Immigrants
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The Department of Homeland Security has released the forms undocumented immigrants br ... More >>
The Mexican Consulate in Phoenix is assisting young undocumented immigrants applying for work permits through the Obama administration's deferred action program. The new policy allows certain immigrants temporary relief from deportation if they qualify.
Mexican government officials can't tell U.S. ... More >>
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Young illegal immigrants should be wary of scam artists promising work permits as a result of the Obama administration's new immigration policy toward them.
That's the message from pro-immigrant activi ... More >>
A Buckeye trailer manufacturing firm and its owner were ordered by a federal judge to pay $30,000 in fines and received two years' probation for hiring undocumented workers.
Richard Taylor and his company, Arizona Trailer Manufacturing, was convicted in U.S ... More >>
There's something particularly obscene about the fact that state Senator Russell Pearce's bigoted, anti-immigrant legislation SB 1070/HB 2632 will be heard today on the House floor, falling, as the date does, on St. Patrick's Day.Because before nativist hatemongers had Mexican immigrants to kick aro ... More >>
NHL Player Claude Lemieux, originally from Canada, will become a U.S. citizen in a ceremony this Friday in Phoenix with 99 other immigrants.
Lemieux, 43, a Valley resident, is a comeback kid who now plays with the San Jose Sharks after a stint with a People's Republic of China team, the China Shar ... More >>
An excerpt from Bill McCune's 1991 documentary, Barry Goldwater: An American Life.Someone recently sent me this YouTube clip from Bill McCune's excellent bio-doc Barry Goldwater: An American Life, which I first watched while researching my 2006 cover story about the ribald Goldwater we rarely see r ... More >>