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CAPS Releases Arizona Ad Asking if Sen. Flake is President Trump’s Friend or Foe

This week, CAPS released a television ad that will be broadcast throughout Arizona and will be, for the next several weeks, aired during prime time on Fox News in Phoenix.

Activist Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Should Recuse Herself in U.S. v. Texas

Supreme Court decision could determine nation’s fate.

Firefighter Deaths in Arizona Explosive wildfire just the proximate cause

The recent deaths of 19 elite firefighters – the "Granite Mountain Hotshots" – based in Prescott, Arizona, underscore the challenging demographic and climatic trends facing the American West.

Arizona v. United States: What remains? (Part 1)

As you are aware by now, the Supreme Court decided to uphold parts of the Arizona immigration law while striking other parts.  Justice Kennedy (nominated by President Reagan) issued the majority opinion of the Court in a 5-3 decision.  Those Justices who also hold the majority opinion are Chief Justice Roberts (nominated by President George W.

Happy Day for Patriots; Sour Grapes for Losers: Supreme Court Upholds S.B. 1070’s Key Provision

In a huge triumph for the patriotic immigration reform movement, today the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the portion of Arizona’s S.B 1070 that allows law enforcement officers to check a detainee’s  immigration status if there’s “reasonable suspicion” he is in the United States illegally. In an 8-0 unanimous opinion written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the judges rejected immigration advocates often made claim that S.B. 1070 leads to racial profiling.

CAPS applauds Supreme Court ruling that upholds key provision of Arizona immigration law!

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a crucial portion of Arizona’s SB 1070 that requires police to check a person’s immigration status while enforcing other laws if “reasonable suspicion” exists that the person is in the United States illegally.

The Court struck down provisions of the law that would have made it a state crime for illegal aliens to apply for a job and would have made it a misdemeanor for immigrants to fail to carry identification. For decades, federal law has required aliens to carry documentation showing their legal status.

Two of Three Americans Support S.B. 1070; Will Supreme Court Agree?

Between now and November, American voters will hear empty promises about job creation and misleading demands that the “harsh rhetoric” about immigration must end.

In Anticipation of a Supreme Court Decision Supporting S.B. 1070, the Other Side Hangs Crepe

According to Capitol Hill insiders, including a Washington, D.C.-based lawyer present at the Supreme Court oral arguments, the Obama administration and its allies are psychologically preparing for a major defeat in the Arizona S.B. 1070. The decision will be handed down in June. Advocates, my source informs me, are bracing themselves for what would be a devastating set back in their relentless efforts to defy immigration enforcement laws

MALDEF's (ig)noble cause

The Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund (MALDEF) touts their mission as an organization that "strives to implement programs that are structured to bring Latinos into the mainstream of American political and socioeconomic life; providing better educational opportunities; encouraging participation in all aspects of society; and offering a positive vision for the future.

Arizona Gov. Brewer Smells a Rat; Declines Schumer’s Invitation to be Raked over the Coals

Three cheers for Jan Brewer. The Arizona governor turned down Senator Chuck Schumer’s invitation to testify about S.B. 1070 at his April 24 hearing before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security. [Sen. Schumer Invites Ariz. Gov. to Hearing on Controversial Anti-Immigration Law, by Daniel Strauss, The Hill, February 22, 2012]

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