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  • Gov. Brewer: Obama Administration Tells Ariz. to 'Drop Dead'

    06/26/2012 8:42:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 07:37 AM | Greg McDonald
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer angrily denounced the Obama administration’s decision Monday to strip the state’s police agencies of special immigration arrest powers, saying it was like telling the state to “drop dead” in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision upholding a key provision of Arizona’s immigration law. “I was shocked. I was outraged. I thought, you know, this is politics at its best,” Brewer told Fox News’s Greta Van Susteren in an interview Monday night. “It’s just unconscionable. What they said to Arizona is: ‘Drop dead, Arizona, drop dead, and go away. We’re going to ignore you,’” the Republican...
  • Federal hotline set up on Arizona immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department has set up a hotline for the public to report potential civil rights concerns regarding the Arizona law that requires police to check the immigration status of those they stop for other reasons.
  • Arizona v. United States--- Scalia's Dissenting Bench Statement

    06/25/2012 11:01:20 AM PDT · by thouworm · 66 replies
    Justice Antonin Scalia ^ | June 25, 2012 | Justice Antonin Scalia
    June 25, 2012 Justice Antonin Scalia Bench Statement Rich food for thought in Justice Scalia's dissenting Bench Statement. I have taken liberty to change paragraphing for easier reading (but note Scalia's use of italics). Scalia's last two paragraphs below. Full Bench Statement follows. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Arizona bears the brunt of the country’s illegal immigration problem. Its citizens feel themselves under siege by large numbers of illegal immigrants who invade their property, strain their social services, and even place their lives in jeopardy. Federal officials have been unable to remedy the problem, and indeed have recently shown that they are simply unwilling...