As we reported yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down portions of SB-1070, Arizona's controversial immigration law, but left standing the "show me your papers" provision, which lets officers ask about the immigration status of those found to be suspicious. Many local immigration activists wer ... More >>
Jan Brewer.As reported by our Toke of the Town blog, the Department of Justice's response to a lawsuit by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer directly contradicted an assertion by Colorado Attorney General John Suthers that state employees might be prosecuted for enforcing state medical marijuana law ... More >>
Hickenlooper.John Hickenlooper's appearance on ABC's This Week yesterday wasn't nearly as warm and fuzzy as his holiday gig on the same network's Good Morning America two years ago. This time, he was part of a roundtable of four "top" governors taking on the country's budget crisis and big la ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County, Arizona deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up
The small-town, family-farm lifestyle that we love to celebrate is being preserved -- thanks to Mexican immigrants.
Zack de la Rocha's never been prim about his political leanings. In fact, that's always been the whole point: Since Rage Against the Machine was named, well, Rage Against the Machine, up to the time De la Rocha left the band to devote more time to pursuing social justice in the Chiapas in Mex ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonTom Tancredo has a new and unexpected ally.On Monday in this space, ex-Congressman and former presidential candidate Tom Tancredo called for Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border following the murder of ranch ... More >>
Fresh from his ten-day eco-devo trip to Asia, Governor Bill Ritter is now off on the East Coast, attending a Democratic governors' conference, talking with the Obama team -- and definitely not interviewing for a spot in the cabinet, insists his spokesman, Evan Dreyer. Shortly after the polls ... More >>