Tag Archives: immigration

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…

American Citizen Detained As Illegal Immigrant for Three Days

An American citizen who presented documents verifying his ID, along with a birth certificate, was detained for three days because authorities believed he was an illegal immigrant. The citizen, Eduardo Caraballo, was born in Puerto Rico, which automatically vested US…

Will Lawmakers Change the ‘Born in America = Citizen’ Birthright?

Under the 14th Amendment, all persons born in the United States are considered citizens of the United States. Some lawmakers, however, are looking to change the longstanding proposition. According to some lawmakers, the problem arises in certain situations. For example,…

Will Legislator’s Make it More Difficult to Become an American Citizen?

Post by Randall Ryder Legislators in both Congress and the states are considering passing laws that make it more difficult for individuals to become American citizens. The controversy centers around the Fourteenth Amendment, which currently gives citizenship status to anyone born…

Will Arizona Abandon the New Immigration Law?

Post by Randall Ryder Arizona’s recently passed immigration law has erupted into a national controversy. When the dust settles, will the state stand behind its new law? Under the new law, police are required to check the citizenship or residency status…

Arizona’s New Immigration Law Too Harsh?

President Obama criticized the newly passed immigration bill in Arizona, which is considered the harshest in the nation. The President urged Congress to pass federal laws regulating immigration, hoping to avoid "the irresponsibility of others." The new Arizona law makes…

Canadians, beware of Arizona Senate Bill 1070

How far can a government go to fight illegal migration? One government is flying right into uncharted  territory if we are to judge by public reaction and media commentary. Arizona’s legislature is considering a bill that allows Arizona police to arrest…