ONE ISSUE, TWO VIEWS: SUPREME COURT DECISION ON ARIZONA IMMIGRATION LAW
For now immigration reform advocates appear to be putting their hopes on another Obama administration announcement, made this June, that it would stop deporting young illegal immigrants who meet similar criteria, but are under age 30.
Monday’s split ruling by the Supreme Court in the contentious Arizona immigration case has brought immigration reform to the fore in an election year. While the court upheld the controversial ‘show me your papers’ requirement allowing the police to ...
Other speakers during a panel discussion on the business implications of recent state anti-immigration laws in the Southeast faulted Congress for failing to pass comprehensive federal immigration reform.
Yes, Congress should finally pass immigration reform legislation based on common sense and compassion, but the administration need not wait for that in order to stop a proceeding that has nothing to do with the nation's interests.
Children conceived in vitro from her late husband's sperm are not automatically entitled to survivors benefits, justices agree. The court also rules in an immigration case. WASHINGTON — A widow who conceived a baby from the sperm of her late husband is not automatically entitled to Social Security survivors benefits to help raise the child, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
It was a tough day for U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, who argued on behalf of the government against Arizona's stringent anti-illegal immigration law at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The justices seemed deeply skeptical of the government's contention that Arizona cannot require police officers to ask about immigration status during routine stops. But, even [...]
Little known outside the elite world of Supreme Court lawyers only a few weeks ago, Donald Verrilli has become famous -- or notorious, depending on one’s point of view -- for his oral arguments before the high court in the health care cases last month and in the Arizona illegal immigration case this week.
That seems a logical analysis. Outside the court, the clear impression is that the debate about the Arizona law is an entry point for anyone who has strong feelings about immigration policy and reform. The constitutional questions have ...
The Justice Department told the Supreme Court on Tuesday evening that it had provided incorrect information to the justices in an immigration case. The department, in a seven-page letter, expressed regret for failing in its “special obligation ...