WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is endorsing a path to citizenship for the nation’s illegal immigrants, a significant move for a favorite of tea party Republicans who are often seen as hostile to such an approach.
PHOENIX - A federal judge on Wednesday virtually cleared the way for Arizona to require police to start questioning suspected illegal immigrants.
PHOENIX - A Republican-controlled legislative committee illegally crafted a biased description of a proposed sales-tax initiative in hopes of persuading voters to reject it, a judge ruled Thursday.
Maria Ibarra, 19, originally from Durango state in Mexico, and Candido Renteria, 24, of Monterrey, Mexico, hug with joy at the University of Texas-Pan American Campus in Edinburg after President Obama announced he would ease enforcement of immigration laws.
Ricky Campos, 23, left, Katye Hernandez, 22, both illegal immigrants originally from El Salvador who live in Silver Spring, Md., along with Rachelle Robertello, 18, of Fairfax, Va., and others from the group Casa de Maryland, rally outside the White House in support of President Obama.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, responding at the Capitol in Phoenix to President Obama's immigration speech, said the policy change represents a "pre-emptive strike" aimed at an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could uphold parts of the state's immigration enforcement law.
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild
Insisting it is not amnesty, President Obama issued an order Friday allowing those brought to this country illegally as children to remain, and even to work, a move that could help up to 1.4 million.
President Obama wasn't the only politician passing resolutions over the status of illegal immigrants this week.
PHOENIX - Verbally battered by border community officials, a Southern Arizona lawmaker is abandoning her proposal to warn area residents and visitors about dangers from illegal immigrants.