A rapidly spreading network of cameras is keeping watch on Phoenix-area residents. Over the past decade, government-operated closed-circuit-television cameras have sprung up. Photo-enforcement cameras scan downtown streets and highways, casting the s
"...the smugglers opened fire with AK-47 type rifles, and Puroll returned fire."
We’ll be on the Jay Lawrence Show on KTAR (92.3 FM) in Phoenix this Sunday, May 2nd, from 7-8 p.m. Arizona time (7-8 p.m. PDT, 4-5 p.m. EDT) to discuss and take calls on the new Arizona “immigration enforcement” law, S.B. 1070, and its implications f
A conference committee of legislative Republicans and Democrats has approved several changes to Arizona's new immigration law. The changes still need final approval from both the House and the Senate before being passed along to the governor.
The first three lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of Arizona's new illegal immigration law were filed in federal court today, and another group is promising theirs will come soon. [At least the lawyers are getting jobs.]
Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA) has inserted language in the Wall St. “reform” bill that gives the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) important new powers that could be used to circumvent key supplement protections in DSHEA. TAKE ACTION!!
In late 2007, OK legislators enacted what was then the nation’s toughest anti-immigrant law. Months later, state Sen. Coates said, "You really have to work hard at it to destroy our state’s economy, but we found a way. We ran off the workforce."
Five states — New York, California, Texas, Arizona and Florida — are perilously close to losing out on congressional seats because of lackluster participation in the U.S. census. The five were average or below average in mailing back 10-question c
“Invisible Victims: Migrants on the Move in Mexico” details the abuse faced by Central American migrants, who cross the southern border between Guatemala and Mexico, usually en route to the US. Each year, tens of thousands of migrants make the trip.
Arizona and its new immigration law offer a frightening preview of the police-state mentality that could envelop other parts of the nation if anti-immigrant hysteria spreads to other states with weak-kneed legislatures and city councils.
Barry Hess, Arizona Libertarian candidate for Governor denounces Brewer's signing of the privacy rights trampling SB 1070 in a press release set to go out tomorrow. "It's not an "immigration" bill--it's Real ID."
When an officer tells you to come inside and sit down, you come inside and sit down.... When an officer tells you to do something, you do it .... There is no "why" here. -- U.S. Border Guard to a befuddled Canadian citizen arbitrarily detained while
Don't be surprised if police in Arizona seem particularly friendly. Especially anyone in Arizona with dark skin, who speaks Spanish or maybe just has an accent, who wears work boots and stands on a corner. They may well be the special friends of cop
"We're damned if we do, and damned if we don't," said Dupnik. "If we go out and look for illegal immigrants, they accuse us of racial profiling and we can get sued.
2 years ago, businesses that cater to Latinos in Mesa were hurt badly after a 2-day illgal alien sweep by the Maricopa Co. Sheriff. On Friday, those businesses saw a similar drop hours after Gov. Jan Brewer signed a tough immigration bill
"I believe it's not going to have the kind of economic impact that some people think that it might," Brewer, a Republican, said.
Calls for boycotting Arizona and its businesses because of its new anti-illegal-immigration law have begun spreading virally, showing Arizona what it's like to be unpopular in a social-media era in which protesters can organize at the drop of a tweet
Northern Arizona University will install an electronic system that detects when each student with an ID card walks through the door to some large classrooms. The system will produce an attendance report for the instructor.
Majalca concedes, her American nieces and nephews go to public schools. And her town is so depressed that many folks need government assistance. Without more tax revenue, schoolteachers could get laid off and social programs might be cut.
Brit Hume of Fox News says the "draconian" new Arizona immigration law will be unpopular and predicts it will lead to civil rights violations. The law will allow police to demand proof of residency if they have "reasonable suspicion" that a person is
When you click on "read full story", it takes you directly to the blog (which btw, got a lot of hits today!) The story stops half way through "sergeant"...the blog version is only about the morning incident, and not about gettingRead Letter
At least 60% of state's 100 largest employers reduced, kept workforces the same last year.
We would all like to believe our leaders, representatives, public servants, whatever would actually do their jobs and protect our individual rights. Sure. Like that is going to happen. Here are some political reasons for vetoing Arizona's SB1070.
And it begins - PAPERS PLEASE - PHOENIX – A Valley man says he was pulled over Wednesday morning and questioned when he arrived at a weigh station for his commercial vehicle
Economist and real-estate investor Elliott Pollack agrees with Vest that the state's economy has started growing. He expects that by the third quarter the state will start to see jobs increasing compared with the previous year.
During hot afternoons the following summer, or when there is a problem on the power grid such as a downed transmission line, APS will be able to turn up their thermostats remotely or run their air-conditioners in 20-minute intervals...
PHOENIX - With governor Jan Brewer's signature on the "Constitutional Carry" firearm law today, Arizona becomes a beacon state for the nation on the gun-rights issue. Arizonans, who have been free to carry firearms openly since statehood in 1912
Harassing Latinos with racial profiling isn't an inevitable side effect of Arizona's anti-immigration law -- it's the entire point. (05:28)
The yellowed pages, said to be as brittle as potato crisps, were discovered in a manila envelope by court staff assigned to clean out a storage room at Cochise County superior court in Bisbee, Arizona...
Sen. John McCain threw his support behind what appears to be the nation's stiffest immigration law in Arizona -- and even took it one step farther. McCain said undocumented immigrants are a threat to American citizens because they are intentionally c