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Timeline: Arizona's controversial SB 1070

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On Wednesday, it will be four years since Gov. Jan Brewer signed one of the most controversial immigration laws in the country. Here's the timeline of SB 1070, Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law. More>>

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Feds want to chime in on AZ harboring ban in SB 1070

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The U.S. Department of Justice has asked an appeals court to let its lawyers participate in arguments over Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's bid to overturn a ruling that bars police from enforcing a minor More>>

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Protesters march in downtown Phoenix against SB 1070

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The Puente Movement is protesting, claiming SB 1070 has resulted in more racial profiling and deportations that have separated families. More>>

Critics of SB 1070 seek dismissal of appeal

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A coalition of groups challenging Arizona's immigration law are backing away from their appeal aimed at thwarting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling over the statute's most contentious section. More>>

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Civil rights case tests Arpaio's crime sweeps

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A federal court judge is tasked with deciding whether Sheriff Joe Arpaio's crime suppression sweeps are constitutional. More>>

Law professor: Justices must see past politics

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Despite the controversy surrounding Arizona's immigration law, the justices of the United States Supreme Court will face a basic legal question, according to a noted ASU law professor. More>>

Arizona takes on the Feds over immigration

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The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral Arguments in the legal fight over SB 1070 on Wednesday morning. More>>

Justices grill feds in SB 1070 case

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"Why don't you try to come up with something else?" That question summed up the federal government's day in court. More>>

SCOTUS ruling limits local immigration enforcement

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The court ruled that states did not have the authority to establish their own immigration policies or enforcement schemes. More>>

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Protesters march in Phoenix against SB 1070

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Approximately 50 people with banners and signs are marching in opposition to Arizona's landmark immigration bill, known as SB1070, signed into law three years ago. More>>

Judge hears arguments over AZ immigration law

A judge heard arguments Tuesday in a hearing to try to block the "show me your papers" provision of SB 1070, the only part of Arizona's tough immigration law that was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. (08/21/2012)
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Judge grants class action status to groups in SB1070 case.

A federal judge opened the door today to allow potentially thousands more people to join a civil lawsuit in connection with SB 10-70. More>>

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Former state lawmaker Russell Pearce is accused of writing racist emails while in office to help get SB1070 passed. More>>

SCOTUS decision on SB 1070 cites incorrect information

When you look at the Supreme Court's decision there's a statistic that really sticks out. It states illegal immigrants are responsible for 21.8 percent of all felonies in Maricopa County.  (06/26/2012) More>>

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Join the conversation on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Senate Bill 1070 on cbs5az.com. More>>

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Attorneys for the state of Arizona and the Obama administration are making their final preparations for a legal battle that will decide whether states have the right to enforce immigration law on their own terms. CBS 5 News' Morgan Loew is in Washington covering the story. More>>

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Read the full transcript of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Arizona's immigration enforcement law. More>>

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Russell Pearce comments after Supreme Court hearing

Russell Pearce makes comments after the Supreme Court hearing on Arizona's SB 1070. (4/25/2012) More>>

  • U.S. Supreme Court Justices on Immigration IssuesU.S. Supreme Court JusticesMore>>

  • Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.

    Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.

    Monday, April 23 2012 12:02 PM EDT2012-04-23 16:02:58 GMT
    Justice John RobertsJustice John Roberts
    President George W. Bush nominated him as Chief Justice of the United States, and he took his seat September 29, 2005.
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    President George W. Bush nominated him as Chief Justice of the United States, and he took his seat September 29, 2005.
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  • Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

    Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

    Monday, April 23 2012 12:02 PM EDT2012-04-23 16:02:16 GMT
    Justice Anthony KennedyJustice Anthony Kennedy
    President Reagan nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat February 18, 1988.More >>
    President Reagan nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat February 18, 1988.More >>
  • Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Monday, April 23 2012 12:01 PM EDT2012-04-23 16:01:37 GMT
    Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    President Clinton nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and she took her seat August 10, 1993.More >>
    President Clinton nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and she took her seat August 10, 1993.More >>
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