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PHOENIX -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said that police agencies can immediately begin enforcing the controversial “show me your papers” provision of the state’s landmark immigration law -- the section that was upheld by the U.S Supreme Court.

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  • U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list
    The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
  • Court Rules Warrants Are Needed to Draw Blood in Drunken-Driving Cases
    The fact that alcohol dissipates from the bloodstream over time does not by itself allow the police to take blood over objections, the Supreme Court ruled. More
  • High court signals skepticism on patenting genesHigh court signals skepticism on patenting genes
    In a Supreme Court test of whether a company can be granted a patent on the genes in the human body, a majority of the justices indicated during Monday's oral arguments that the court is likely to rule that a human gene can’t be patented. More
  • Supreme Court passes on gun rights caseSupreme Court passes on gun rights case
    The United States Supreme Court has declined to take up the hottest question about gun rights now dividing the nation's courts: is there a constitutional right to carry a gun outside the home? The justices today passed up a challenge brought by five residents of New York's Westchester County to a state law that forbids carrying a gun unless a person desiring to do so can show "proper cause" -- some special need for protection that goes beyond a general desire for self-defense. More
  • For U.S. farmers and Mexican workers, it's tough being legal
    Employers say guest visa rules are complex and costly. Labor groups say they fail to protect workers. Fixing things won't be easy... There are millions of undocumented workers in America, and thousands of employers who illegally hire them. More
  • Overlawyered.com
    But as most other news outlets reported, word of the policy had scared not just bosses but innumerable ... request from businessman-client Bill Hamilton to draw up incorporation papers for a new venture. But the details Hamilton provided convinced Schafer ...
    05/20/2016 - 8:19 pm | View Link
  • 'This is our chance to save this country': Former Arizona governor Jan Brewer endorses Donald Trump for president
    Former Arizona governor Jan Brewer ... enforce the rule of law.' Brewer's enthusiasm for Trump's anti-illegal-immigration policies, which most famously include a wall separating the US from Mexico, should be no surprise since her time as governor of ...
    02/28/2016 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • McCain, Romney urge Jan Brewer to veto Arizona’s religious freedom bill
    He’s brutally frank about why he opposes the bill: The boycotts that ensue could damage Arizona businesses, and right now there’s no stronger Republican champion of business, both in Arizona and elsewhere, than John McCain.
    02/25/2014 - 2:08 pm | View Link
  • Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer Preps Police for Scotus Ruling
    One section is referred to as the "show me your papers ... Gov. Brewer thinks this is an appropriate time to revisit the training and make certain that all Arizona law enforcement officers are informed on how to implement and enforce SB 1070 without ...
    06/14/2012 - 9:36 pm | View Link
  • Sheriff sets a good example
    As direct and offensive as Palin’s campaign was, it was a small part of the political vitriol that has consumed Arizona in recent years. Republican Gov. Jan Brewer gained national ... they’re going to have to take papers with them and prepare to ...
    01/13/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Arizona Immigration Law of 2010 (and Similar Laws That ...
    ARIZONA IMMIGRATION LAW OF 2010 (AND SIMILAR LAWS THAT FOLLOWED) On April 23, 2010, Arizona's Republican governor, Jan Brewer, signed into law a bill deputizing state ...
    05/26/2016 - 10:58 am | View Website
  • Arizona SB 1070
    The Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (introduced as Arizona Senate Bill 1070 and thus often referred to simply as Arizona SB 1070) is a 2010 ...
    05/25/2016 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • Police state: How Mexico treats illegal aliens
    Police state: How Mexico treats illegal aliens ... This is what a “police state” looks like. My syndicated column today responds to Mexican President ...
    05/25/2016 - 6:08 pm | View Website
  • Arizona Administrative Register | Arizona Secretary of State
    Current Volume. Published weekly by the Public Services Division. Paper subscriptions available. 2016 - Volume 22. Popular Questions What is the Administrative Register?
    05/25/2016 - 3:59 pm | View Website
  • Arizona Passes Tough New Immigration Law | HMH Current Events
    On April 23 2010 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law the nations toughest bill on illegal immigration sparking a divisive national debate
    05/25/2016 - 8:43 am | View Website
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