SB 1070

Kris Kobach, in for Political Comeuppance?

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, with his penchant for hardline anti-immigration policy and reputation for picking, and winning, fights against the invented bogeyman of voter fraud, is in an unexpectedly heated race for re-election against Democratic challenger and former state Sen. Jean Schodorf.

What Ever Happened to SB 1070?

Suddenly, federal immigration reform is all the rage. Does this mean an end to the recent trend of racially charged, anti-immigrant laws like Arizona’s SB 1070?

Ruling: South Carolina's 'Papers Please' Provision Moves Forward

But the ruling leaves the door open for future legal challenges to the provision.

Arizona's SB1070 'Show Me Your Papers' Provision Likely to Go Into Effect

On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton virtually cleared the way for Arizona to start questioning suspected undocumented immigrants they come in contact with.

Funny or Die Brings You Jan Brewer's 'Self-Deportation Station'

Actress Mary Steenburgen does such a good job at impersonating Jan Brewer that you won’t know whether to laugh or cry after watching this video.

State Legislatures Passed 20% Fewer Immigration Laws in 2012

Is the anti-immigrant state lawmaking spree on the wane?

Justice Kennedy Never Used the Term 'Illegal Immigrants' in SB1070 Ruling

Supreme Court’s 1070 ruling Drops the I-Word.

Justin Bieber or Selena Gomez? Play 'Pick Out The Immigrant' Game Online

You can now play Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s ‘Pick Out The Immigrant’ game online.

Feds Reveal Their Janus Face on Arizona's Racial Profiling

Despite the Obama administration’s protest of Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, federal immigration officials are poised to continue detaining people rounded up through the state’s “show me your papers” law.

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez Gives Congress 'Pick Out The Immigrant' Pop Quiz!

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez discussed the SB 1070 Supreme Court decision on the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday and provided a short quiz he called “Pick Out The Immigrant” with celebrity subjects like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.

President Obama Still Concerned About 'Practical Impact' of Remaining SB 1070 Provision

Mr. Obama, for his part, said on Monday he is “pleased” the court struck down some of the law’s key provisions. He also acknowledged that the court’s ruling put the responsibility for immigration law squarely in the federal government’s hands.

What's Next for Arizona and 'Show Me Your Papers' Laws?

The legal wrangling is not nearly done. The Supreme Court let the law stand based on the administration’s colorblind challenge, but justices invited a future debate over racial profiling.

The People of Arizona Won't Comply With Hate

Lost in the legal back-and-forth of this week’s Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s SB 1070 is a simple fact: immigrants are human beings, and this fight is deeply personal.

Feds End Enforcement Program in Arizona Following Supreme Court Ruling

Administration officials say the program will be lifted in any state that implements a law similar to Arizona’s SB 1070.

ACLU Commits $8.77 Million 'War Chest' to Challenge State Anti-Immigrant Laws

The U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld a key provision of Arizona’s draconian anti-immigrant law will lead to racial profiling and discrimination, ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero warned today.

Ala. Attorney General Luther Strange Responds to SCOTUS SB 1070 Ruling

Arizona’s immigration law, known as Senate Bill 1070, passed in 2010. Since then, five other states, including Alabama, have passed similar legislation.

Supreme Court's Arizona Ruling Hurts the Economy, as Well as People

The longer we go without creating sane immigration policy, the longer we rob the economy of $150 billion in economic activity a year, says Imara Jones.

Jan Brewer Responds to SCOTUS SB 1070 Ruling: 'A Victory for the Rule of Law'

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer released a statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold portions of SB 1070.

Supreme Court Upholds 'Show Me Your Papers' in Arizona's SB 1070

In a long awaited decision, the Supreme Court today upheld the most controversial part of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, but blocked other provisions.

Gov. Jan Brewer Issues Executive Order Ahead of SB 1070 Decision

While the nation awaits the Supreme Court’s decision on SB 1070, Gov. Jan Brewer is getting officers in her state ready to enforce controversial aspects of the law.