The Supreme Court will hear arguments today on the legality of four provisions contained in Arizona’s immigration enforcement law. Analysts on both side of this issue say the court’s eventual decision will affect the future of state immigration laws across the U.S.
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As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments about Arizona’s immigration enforcement-only law on April 25, immigrant advocates, civil rights activists and other organization have issued documents and filed briefs opposing the state’s law.
Immigration advocates continue to march to oppose enforcement-only state laws, deportation proceeding and to support immigration reform measures.
A Florida immigration restrictionist group put up a billboard this week saying Gov. Rick Scott is welcoming “illegal aliens” to Florida.
Recent evidence suggests that the fight against the state’s prescription drug epidemic has made a significant difference, with reports indicating that Oxycodone purchases by doctors in Florida have dropped significantly in the past year.
A panel of state and federal GOP officials who spoke at the Hispanic Leadership Network conference in Miami Friday called for a national conversation on immigration reform at the federal level.
Governors of 12 states, all of them Republicans, declared Jan. 22-28 “National School Choice Week,” according to organizers of the weeklong event. Not joining them: Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
The Tampa Bay Times reported Monday that Florida has lost out on millions of federal dollars intended to help states increase access to children’s health care for low-income families.
A legal challenge to Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law, known as S.B. 1070, will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.