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Lawyers lament Supreme Court ruling on Arizona law

Immigration, employment and civil rights lawyers say the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting creates a confusing landscape for employers. The justices’ decision upheld Arizona’s right to sanction employers for hiring undocumented workers and mandate ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Gunshots echo across time in Arizona

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. — The talk here in the desert is all about what locals call the monsoons — heavy summer rains that make the flowers bloom. Something about air currents shifting aloft and altering their ability to pick up and ...

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High court sustains Ariz. employer sanctions law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court upheld an Arizona law Thursday that penalizes businesses for hiring workers who are in the United States illegally, rejecting arguments that states have no role in immigration matters. By a 5-3 vote, the court said that federal ...

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Court won’t lift stay on Arizona immigration law

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Monday refused to lift a stay blocking major parts of Arizona’s immigration law from taking effect and said the federal government is likely to be able to prove the controversial law is unconstitutional. ...

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Arizona ‘birthers’ see tie to citizenship

PHOENIX — Legislation that would require proof of U.S. birth from presidential candidates is intersecting in Arizona with the question of whether U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants are entitled to automatic citizenship. The proposed legislation on documentation requirements for candidates ...

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