Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Organizers of Arpaio Recall Vow to Continue Fight

By Valeria Ferandez, New America Media PHOENIX, Az. – An effort to recall Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio fell just shy of the signatures needed before the deadline lapsed on Thursday. It’s a minor victory for America’s “toughest sheriff,” who earlier this week was found by a federal judge to have engaged in a policy of racial

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Recall effort against Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio fails

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON — Despite a recent court ruling that the department run by Maricopa County’s top cop used racial profiling in his quest to crack down on illegal immigration, a recall effort...

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Arpaio not barred from enforcing immigration laws

By Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press/San Francisco Chronicle PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was dealt a heavy blow when a federal judge imposed a long list of restrictions on his trademark immigration patrols, crimping his yearslong crackdown...

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Arizona’s limits on immigrant driver’s licenses upheld

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON — Young people granted immigration relief and work permits under a new Obama administration program still won’t be able to obtain driver’s licenses in Arizona, a federal judge has ruled. Although the...

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Judge refuses to stop Arizona from denying driver’s licenses to immigrants

Reporting by Tim Gaynor; Editing by Cynthia Johnston and Philip Barbar, Reuters (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge refused on Thursday to block Arizona’s Republican governor, who has long clashed with Washington over immigration reform, from denying...

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Mail Bomb Sent to Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

By Associated Press/Boston Globe PHOENIX — Arizona ­authorities say a package to ­Sheriff Joe Arpaio would have exploded if opened, leading to serious injuries or death. Maricopa County Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan made the comment on Friday...

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

AZ Immigration Hearing: Court Asked To Block ‘Harboring’ Ban

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The Associated Press reports that the State of Arizona is at it again. This time the State’s legal arm, along with Gov. Jan Brewer, is defending itself against the federal government that seeks...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Arizona Immigration Law

By Jacques Billeaud and Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press/TIME The Supreme Court will consider the validity of an Arizona law that tries to keep illegal immigrants from voting by demanding all state residents show documents proving their U.S. citizenship before registering to...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Carmona Won’t Run for Arizona Governor in 2014

By Sean Sullivan, Washington Post Richard Carmona, the former surgeon general who lost a close Senate race in 2012, won’t be running for governor next year, the Democrat has announced. “I’m not ruling out seeking elected office in...

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Libro traficante – Smuggling Banned Books INTO Arizona

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco We’re big fans of Tony Diaz, AKA el Librotraficante, and the work he’s doing to shed light on the issue of banned Latino books. When the books were banned in Arizona, he became...

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Arizona Bill Targets Early Ballots Key to Latino Turnout

By Amanda J. Crawford, Bloomberg Arizona lawmakers may make it a felony for community groups or political committees to gather and submit mail ballots before elections, a strategy used by Latino activists and others to boost voter participation. The...

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

We Still Need the Voting Rights Act to Give Equal Access

By Dr. Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, NBCLatino These days, voting is largely uneventful.  You show up at the polls, check in, vote, and get your sticker. Long gone are the days of having to take a literacy test,...

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

McCain Confronts Radical Right on Immigration

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco No one said selling immigration reform was going to be easy. Sure, there seems to be bipartisan agreement that reform should be done, especially after the schooling that the GOP received regarding Latino...

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Hilda Solis, Next CA Gov? All Options Open

By Bryan Llenas, Fox News Latino Click on picture to read story.

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