Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Anti-Immigrant Bills in Arizona Rejected

The latest battle over immigration in Arizona ended in a resounding defeat for the anti-immigrant faction in the legislature after the Senate rejected five wide ranging bills targeting undocumented immigrants yesterday. “It’s time for us to take a timeout,” said Senator John McComish, a Phoenix Republican. “It’s something that the people don’t want us to […]

Arizona looking to pass more Anti-immigrant Bills despite Opposition from Business Leaders

A broad range of anti-immigrant bills will be heard and voted on today in the Arizona Senate, just a day after the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce released a letter against such measures saying they will hurt the state’s economy and tourism. “Arizona’s lawmakers and citizens are right to be concerned about illegal immigration,” the […]

Arizona’s Anti-14th Amendment Bill Stalled

On Monday, the Arizona attempts to pass birthright bills hit a road block when one of the key sponsors of the anti-14th Amendment proposals stalled the measures to avoid possibly losing committee vote.  Republican Sen. Ron Gould of Lake Havasu, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, pulled the bill after over two hours of testimony […]