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Will Other States Pass Arizona Style Immigration Laws?

 Post by Randall Ryder Earlier this year, the state of Arizona passed a new immigration law that generated a tremendous amount of controversy. The Governor of Nebraska recently said he would strive to pass a similar law in his second term.…

Nebraska Governor Wants to Introduce Arizona-Style Immigration Law

As November elections grow closer, it is apparent that immigration reform is a hot topic, even in non-border states like Nebraska. Current Governor Dave Heineman is campaigning for a second term on the grounds that he wants to introduce an…

Is a Special Border Patrol Court System Violating Civil Rights?

Along the Mexican border, a special program called Operation Streamline deals with illegal aliens and immigrants and helps get them through the justice system quickly, but is it too fast? Under the system, individuals caught at the border are many…

What is the Likelihood of Changing the 14th Amendment?

Post by Randall Ryder As part of a growing discussion regarding immigration reform, many Republican leaders are calling for reform or even repealing the 14th Amendment. The 14th Amendment grants citizenship to any person born or naturalized in the United States.…

Change the Constitution? Senator Suggests Modifying 14th Amendment

Senator John Kyl, a high-ranking Republican, has suggested that Congress should consider repealing the 14th Amendment. The 14th Amendment grants citizenship to any person born in the United States. As part of a growing discussion regarding immigration reform, many Republican…

Judge Blocks Parts of Arizona Immigration Law

An Arizona Federal Judge has issued an injunction, blocking many provisions of the new immigration law. In her opinion, the judge expressed concerns about illegal aliens being swept up by local police, and also expressed concerns the law treads on…

Clinton Says Department of Justice Will Sue Over Immigration Law

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a foreign journalist that the Department of Justice will be suing Arizona over the new immigration law. Clinton was in Ecuador when she made the acknowledgement. Asked to confirm or deny the statement, the…

Justice Department Preparing to Challenge Arizona Immigration Law

The Justice Department has contacted the state of Arizona’s attorney general, and aides to the governor, in an attempt to avoid a federal lawsuit over Arizona’s new immigration law. The Justice Department wanted to let the parties know they are…