Now, I suppose it is conceivable that white supremacists and the private prison industry could join forces in support of a good piece of legislation. After all, anything is possible.

The immigration issues roiling Arizona came to Cleveland on Friday, stoking passionate discussion, and probably not for the last time. A forum at the City Club of Cleveland introduced State Rep. Courtney Combs, a downstate Republican who is calling for an Arizona-like crackdown on illegal immigrants in Ohio. Combs declared illegal immigration a national menace […]

As much as I’m offended by the term “illegal alien” and as much as I’m an advocate of people from any part of this hemisphere running amok throughout the United States freely, I must admit that I was amazed by not amused that there was an outcry among Latinos about a mural painted in Arizona that depicted them […]

Arizona is threatening to leave Los Angeles in the dark — and its air conditioners without power — if the city doesn’t rescind its order to boycott the state over Arizona’s tough new immigration law. “I feel like if you’re going to boycott the candy store, you’ve got to leave all the candy alone,” said […]

The Los Angeles city council has voted to boycott Arizona businesses in one of the strongest moves yet against the state’s new immigration law. Council members agreed to bar official travel to Arizona and avoid new city contracts with state firms. Last month, Arizona passed a law requiring police to check the immigration status of […]

United States Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Sunday that he doesn’t think that the Arizona law which cracks down on illegal immigration is racially-motivated. But he says that he is concerned that the law might promote racial-profiling. He also acknowledged that the US has a national immigration problem and that the problem can’t be […]

In the face of mounting economic pressure, Tucson became the first city to approve a legal challenge to Arizona’s controversial new immigration law that requires local police to verify the status of those they “reasonably suspect” are here illegally. The City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday to sue the state to overturn SB 1070, with only […]

Thousands of protesters in cities across the United States waved American flags as they rallied Saturday against Arizona’s tough new immigration law and pushed for national immigration reform. “Si se puede,” “Yes we can” and “Boycott Arizona” were common refrains for groups protesting from Los Angeles, California, to New York City. May 1 is traditionally […]

The October deaths of three people who participated in a sweat lodge ceremony in Arizona have been ruled accidental, according to autopsy results released Wednesday. Lizbeth Neuman, James Shore and Kirby Brown were among as many as 65 participants at a self-help guru’s spiritual retreat near Sedona. As part of the “Spiritual Warrior” program led […]

One man was found unconscious in a van while police suspect he and two other men were siphoning large amounts of gasoline from a Circle K’s underground tank in Phoenix early Monday morning. Phoenix police believe Robert Jeter, Jarad Desanti and George Brabakos, all in their mid-30s, had siphoned approximately 200 gallons from the gas […]