Judge Lets Mexico Have Voice in Court Case Against U.S. Immigration Law

Fox News

Mexico gets its a say in one of the lawsuits challenging Arizona’s immigration enforcement law.

A federal judge on Thursday granted Mexico’s request to be allowed to file a legal brief supporting the challenge. That means the judge will consider the brief Mexico submitted previously.

Mexico says it wants to defend its citizens’ rights and that the law would lead to racial profiling and hinder trade and tourism. It also says the law would hinder work against drug trafficking and related violence.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who signed the law on April 23 and changes to it on April 30, has lawyers defending it in court.

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Impeachment Time? Obama Holds Border Security Hostage

Right Side News

President Obama told a U.S. senator he will refuse to do his duty and enforce America’s immigration laws unless Congress cuts a deal with him to allow amnesty for illegal aliens.

The president told Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) that he will not make efforts to secure America’s porous borders until such time as Congress passes an amnesty for the estimated 12 million illegal aliens in the country, Connie Hair of Human Events reports.

OBAMA17Kyl said Obama pointed out to him in a private meeting that Democrats would lose their leverage for an amnesty if the government stepped up security at the border. “The problem is if we secure the border, then you all won’t have any reason to support comprehensive immigration reform,” Obama allegedly said.

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Obama’s Misguided Border Response

Human Events

For years Arizona sought Washington solutions to illegal immigration. The state finally acted unilaterally because the federal government failed to respond to the growing border crisis.

Now, Washington’s belated response wastes money and does nothing to address the broken border.

President Obama’s finally agreed to meet with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday.

During the 30-minute discussion, Brewer refused to back down from implementing the state’s new illegal immigration law. While Brewer stood firm, the President conceded that the “majority” of the 1,200 National Guard troops he decided to send to the border will go to Arizona.

Even if it gets the Arizona the majority of the new resources, the state will share the President’s token election-year response of troops and $500 million dollars with Texas, New Mexico and California.

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Arizona’s governor is ready to go to court

American Thinker

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) doesn’t scare easily. President Obama (D) doesn’t scare her, neither does the US Attorney General, Erick Holder, or the ACLU all of whom, in one form or another, have threatened to take her state to court over Arizona’s decision to implement US immigration laws. No problem, she told  John King on CNN, staunchly defending her policies.

“We’ll meet you in court,”

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“I have a pretty good record of winning in court.”

(snip)“I think what we’ve done is mirrored a federal law,” she said. “The people of Arizona, certainly people throughout America agree that it is the right thing to do. We’ve been down this path before with securing our borders in Arizona. And nothing was finished.”

“So we need to move forward,” Brewer added. “You know, it’s trespassing when you cross the border into Arizona into the United States. It’s trespassing. We need our borders secured.”

Enforcing federal law is not illegal, is not racist; it is, by definition, the law.

But Brewer said Tuesday the law does not target an individual’s specific race. She also made clear driver’s licenses are not sufficient to prove citizenship.

“It wouldn’t matter if you are Latino or Hispanic or Norwegian,” she said. If you didn’t have proof of citizenship and the police officer had reasonable suspicion, he would ask and verify your citizenship. I mean, that’s the way that it is. That’s what the federal law says. And that’s what the law in Arizona says.”

And the American public seems to agree with her. Although CNN, like most other media, refers to Arizona’s law as controversial, another poll, by Quinnipiac University, released Tuesday reinforced findings of previous polls of its high approval.

48 percent said they want their state to pass legislation similar to Arizona’s, while 35 percent said they do not. Overall, 51 percent approve of the law, opposed to 31 percent who disapprove.

Obama and Brewer are scheduled to meet Thursday; both are politicians so neither will publicly blink first. But Brewer probably won’t back down.

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A Shout-out For Arizona

Canada Free Press

The Arizona immigration law has really brought to the public attention which side of legal immigration, and the Constitution, our public leaders are on. While some support the law of legal immigration, others have shown contempt for U.S. law and shown their support for lawbreakers and illegal migration in spite of their oath of office to uphold and defend the Constitution.

They attempt to divert attention away from the legal issue and claim that it is all about discrimination and racism. No matter how absurd this is to the vast majority of Americans, they continue to play the race card and make themselves look stupid and foolish. Are we to believe that they don’t know the difference between Hispanic U.S. citizens and illegal aliens? It would seem so.

Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution states: The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence.

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