Month: April 2012

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument over Arizona Immigration Law

The controversy continues with Arizona's immigration law, as several Supreme Court justices hinted toward advocating the state law that will require law enforcement officials to check records of individuals they believe are in the country illegally without U.S. citizenship. In a hearing held on April 25, Supreme Court justices met with Arizona Republican Gov. Jan …

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California County’s Food Service Law Shot Down

County officials in San Bernardino, California, recently shot down a plan to require county restaurants and eating establishments to tell diners if the restaurant did checks on their employer’s immigration forms or green card status. Only the plan’s sponsor, County Supervisor Neil Derry, voted for the plan; all others handedly rejected the idea. Derry’s proposed …

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New Book Chronicles Undocumented in Arizona

Immigrants who make the dangerous border crossing into the United States often suffer many hardships in the subsequent years following their journey. However, a number of individuals hoping for eventual permanent residency or even U.S. citizenship never make it across. Those who perish along the journey are the subjects of photographer Jonathan Hollingsworth’s new book, …

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Undocumented Immigrants Crossing US Border at Younger Age

Illegal immigrants wanting the chance to live in the United States and possibly have a shot at permanent residency are making a border crossing at a much younger age. Overall border crossings into the United States have fallen in recent years. More than 1 million individuals crossed the border in 2006, while only 340,000 individuals …

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