Many say Arizona's stringent new law demands immigration reform from Washington. But Congress may not be ready for another political showdown so soon after health-care reform.
The need for changes to the controversial Arizona immigration law is evidence of its faults, critics say. Proponents say the substance of the law is unchanged.
Not only is illegal immigration on the wane, a tiny but growing Americans are giving up their citizenship. Some see these trends as signs of decline.
From Los Angeles to New York, Chicago to Houston, hundreds of thousands of protesters in dozens of cities are marching, chanting, and in some cases engaging in civil disobedience – mostly in opposition to Arizona’s tough new law aimed at stopping illegal immigration.
Gov. Charlie Crist suddenly appears competitive as a political independent in his Senate race. Was his departure from the GOP a sign of turmoil in the party, or are there other factors at play?
Public opinion polls released this week found overwhelming support for measures like Arizona's immigration law. But protests, lawsuits, and calls for boycotts would say otherwise.
Lawmakers in Congress have unveiled legislation to temper the Supreme Court ruling that allows unlimited spending by corporations and unions on political campaign ads. They could use help from Republicans who have supported campaign finance reform in the past.
Colombian singer Shakira met with Phoenix mayor and police chief on Thursday. Said Arizona immigration law "goes against all human dignity, against the principles of most Americans I know."
Three legal challenges to the Arizona immigration law have already been filed in federal court in Arizona, asking judges to block implementation of the statute and declare it unconstitutional.