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Hayworth attacks the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 for potentially costing U.S. taxpayers $2.6 trillion and "rewarding illegal aliens with Social Security and Medicare benefits." The first claim is misleading, and the second is wrong. Read more»

SB 1070 will not take effect Thursday after a federal judge blocked the new law • Rep. Raúl Grijalva backed off calls for a boycott of Arizona • Police say decision doesn't change immigration enforcement much Read more» 1

The border wall in Nogales, photographed in 2006.

Controversial SB 1070 provisions blocked by judge • Drug violence is pushing some Sonorans to move across the border • Climate change may increase immigration Read more»

Gov. Jan Brewer asked a court to dismiss the federal government's challenge to Arizona's SB 1070 on Monday. Read more» 1

Mexican Federal Police in Ciudad Juarez, 2008.

Raids on American-owned explosives could be behind sophisticated car bomb set off in Ciudad Juarez. Read more»

The border wall in Naco, Arizona.

• The federal government presented its case against SB 1070 • The Utah letters investigation led back to a state agency • The Senate killed $700 million in funding for border enforcement • More. Read more»

Gov. Jan Brewer's political gamble on SB 1070 is paying dividends. Brewer, who was mired in a crowded primary race just months ago, leads Democrat Terry Goddard, 56 percent to 37 percent, in a new survey. Read more»

Pablo Sanchez Jr., left, and family relax during anti-SB 1070 protests outside of the Sandra Day O'Connor Federal Courthouse on Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton adjourned court Thursday without giving any hint as to how she will rule on two separate motions seeking to prevent SB 1070 from becoming effective July 29. Read more» 1

After a sluggish 2009, Texas' top trade districts — Houston, Laredo and El Paso — are rebounding well from the national recession and witnessing huge increases in the value of trade passing through their ports this year. Read more»

A frame from 'Hidden Cameras on the Arizona Border 2: Drugs, Guns, and 850 Illegal Aliens.'

A online video showing hidden-camera footage of groups of illegal immigrants walking through the Arizona desert is creating a stir online and in the media. But there's been little focus on the producer, an anti-immigration group from Washington, D.C. Read more» 4

Immigration rights activists protest Arizona's SB 1070 immigration law outside Wrigley Field in Chicago, April 29.

Guest Opinion: At the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Commissioner Selig was pressured to move next year's game from Phoenix because of SB 1070. To his credit, he refused to accede, pointing out that moving the game wouldn't affect Arizona lawmakers. Read more» 1

The U.S. State Department has renewed its warning for Americans to avoid unnecessary travel to northern Mexico. The state of Sonora is not in the list of areas to avoid travel but Nogales, Son., is mentioned as a city where firefights have broken out. Read more» 2


Gov. Jan Brewer asked a federal court Tuesday to allow Arizona's SB 1070 to take effect July 29. Read more»

From the satirical website the Onion comes a photo commentary on Arizona's move to ban teachers with accents from teaching English to students who aren't yet fluent in the language. Read more»

Isabel Garcia speaks at a press conference on Tuesday.

Opponents of SB 1070 are planning a day of action July 28-29 under the slogan "Don't Work, Don't Buy, Don't Comply." Read more» 2

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