Pastor Warren H. Stewart of First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix joins other clergy members to demonstrate against SB 1070.
April 25, 2012 At one spot, songs and chants in English and Spanish called on the court to strike down the law. At another, supporters of State Bill 1070 unfurled flags of the United States, Arizona and the Tea Party. Here are a few of the people who traveled to the steps outside the court on Wednesday.
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December 12, 2011 The Obama administration has challenged the law, saying it encroaches on the federal government's jurisdiction.
November 9, 2011 Even Arizona voters, at least in some districts, seem to be wearying of and having second thoughts about the crackdown on illegal immigrants. They evidently perceived that State Senate president Russell Pearce hadn't quite caught up with them.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent checked vehicles arriving from Mexico near the town of Nogales ion July 28, 2010.
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April 11, 2011 A federal appeals panel today upheld a lower court's ruling that barred some provisions from going into effect — including one about determining the immigration status of people detained by police.
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July 29, 2010 Arizona appealed a U.S. judge's ruling blocking several key parts of the state's immigration law.
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