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Arizona's Jan Brewer Won't Seek Reelection

Arizona’s Jan Brewer Won’t Seek Reelection

by Aura Bogado on March 12 2014, 2:51PM

The governor makes clear that she won’t run on November’s ballot.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

George Takei Denounces Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill on MSNBC

George Takei Denounces Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill on MSNBC

by Jamilah King on February 25 2014, 12:11PM

The state may be heading into another showdown over a controversial law.

Topics: Culture, Politics

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Appealed

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Appealed

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 4:40PM

Parents and students appealing the ban argue it violates the First and 14th amendments and goes against teachers and education expert recommendations.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

ACLU Calls for Investigation of 'Roving' Border Patrols

ACLU Calls for Investigation of ‘Roving’ Border Patrols

by Von Diaz on October 10 2013, 4:32PM

Following a settlement over ‘roving’ border patrols in Washington state, the ACLU is turning its attention to similar circumstances in Arizona.

Topics: /NOW

Latino Novel Banned in Arizona Public School

Latino Novel Banned in Arizona Public School

by Von Diaz on September 16 2013, 10:25AM

Cristina García’s book “Dreaming in Cuban” is banned due to a sexually explicit passage.

Topics: /NOW

Two Ways Arizona's Proof of Citizenship Law Might Get Reinstated

Two Ways Arizona’s Proof of Citizenship Law Might Get Reinstated

by Brentin Mock on June 18 2013, 1:01PM

Justice Scalia and Senators Cruz and Vitter are creating paths for Arizona to revive the proof of citizenship requirement.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

US Supreme Court Strikes Down Proof of Citizenship Voting Law

US Supreme Court Strikes Down Proof of Citizenship Voting Law

by Brentin Mock on June 17 2013, 10:35AM

Proof of citizenship law in Arizona, which burdened Latino and Native American voters, has been struck by high court.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 12:00PM

Los Angeles based band Las Cafeteras sends a message of support to a young deaf woman who’s family is in immigration detention.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Undocumented Youth Pay Tribute to the Original DREAMers [Photos] Photo

Undocumented Youth Pay Tribute to the Original DREAMers [Photos]

by Julianne Hing on March 29 2013, 6:00AM

In the fight for immigration reform, the parents of undocumented youth are regularly chastised for their immigration misdeeds. An undocumented Arizona photographer wants to change the conversation.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Arizona Doesn't Want Transgender Folks to Use Public Restrooms

Arizona Doesn’t Want Transgender Folks to Use Public Restrooms

by Jorge Rivas on March 28 2013, 3:01PM

First Arizona lawmakers went after the immigrant community. Now they’re going after transgender people.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Arizona Wants Birth Certificate to Vote, But Not For Weapons Permit

Arizona Wants Birth Certificate to Vote, But Not For Weapons Permit

by Brentin Mock on March 19 2013, 10:11AM

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia believes Arizona is entitled to make voting more hectic for certain races.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

What Ever Happened to SB 1070?

What Ever Happened to SB 1070?

by Seth Freed Wessler on March 5 2013, 9:00AM

Suddenly, federal immigration reform is all the rage. Does this mean an end to the recent trend of racially charged, anti-immigrant laws like Arizona’s SB 1070?

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

From Arizona to Montana, Native Voters Struggle for Democracy

From Arizona to Montana, Native Voters Struggle for Democracy

by Aura Bogado on January 28 2013, 9:39AM

Natives have proven crucial to Democrats’ success across the West, but their struggle for democracy remains one of the least acknowledged, ugly realities of every election.

Topics: 2012 Election, Voting Rights, Politics

Arizona Woman Deported After Winning Casino Jackpot

Arizona Woman Deported After Winning Casino Jackpot

by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2013, 7:15PM

Mirna Valenzuela went to an Arizona casino, hit a $1200 jackpot and then got deported.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Arizona Sued for Denying Driver's Licenses to Immigrant Youth

Arizona Sued for Denying Driver’s Licenses to Immigrant Youth

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 29 2012, 12:06PM

A coalition of civil rights groups filed a class action suit in federal court today, challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order denying drivers licenses to young undocumented immigrants granted work permits through President Obama’s deferred action program.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration, /NOW

What Took So Long? Explaining Arizona's Ballot Count Fiasco

What Took So Long? Explaining Arizona’s Ballot Count Fiasco

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2012, 10:45AM

Arizona is still counting ballots cast more than two weeks ago—but why did it issue so many provisional ballots to begin with?

Topics: 2012 Election, Voting Rights, Election Returns, Politics

Arizona Groups Demand DOJ Intervene as 631,000 Uncounted Ballots Pile Up

by Julianne Hing on November 9 2012, 2:45PM

Those uncounted ballots may hold the answer for heated state and local races, including the fate of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Topics: 2012 Election, /NOW

Advocates Say Arpaio Hasn't Won Yet, Urge County to Count All Votes

Advocates Say Arpaio Hasn’t Won Yet, Urge County to Count All Votes

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 8 2012, 5:12PM

Now, advocates and alternative media in Arizona are questioning these results. They say hundreds of thousands of provisional and early votes have yet to be counted.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Arpaio Gets Another Four Years to Harass Latinos In An Unchanged Arizona

Arpaio Gets Another Four Years to Harass Latinos In An Unchanged Arizona

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 7 2012, 12:55PM

Latinos in Phoenix went to bed last night with the news that they’ll face another four years of harassment from Joe Arpaio and his deputies. The 80-year-old sheriff told supporters at his victory party that he looks forward to another…

Topics: 2012 Election, Election Returns, /NOW

Ariz. Official That Banned Ethnic Studies Cited in Hit-run Crash, Caught in Affair Scandal

Ariz. Official That Banned Ethnic Studies Cited in Hit-run Crash, Caught in Affair Scandal

by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 1:22PM

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne was cited last Wednesday for leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident earlier this year.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

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