MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The architect of the groundbreaking Arizona immigration law that thrust the issue into the national political debate faces a recall election Tuesday likely to be viewed as a referendum on the state's hardline immigration policies.
The effort to oust Republican state Sen. Russell Pearce has... more »
PHOENIX (AP) - Critics of a polarizing immigration law in Arizona plan to stake out Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday despite triple-digit heat.
The pro-immigrant group Somos America plans to have up to 75 members stationed outside Chase Field to pass out white ribbons... more »
Colorado Republicans were in Phoenix Wednesday to learn about Arizona's new immigration enforcement measure and talk about crafting one of their own.
Colorado Rep. Kent Lambert, who is running for Senate this year, says he plans to introduce legislation that matches Arizona's law "as identically as possible."
Lambert... more »
Boulder's City Council will discuss whether to accept a resolution from its Human Relations Commission that condemns Arizona for its new immigration law and continues a ban on non-essential city travel to the state.
The City Council on Tuesday is expected to discuss the resolution, which says that Arizona's... more »
A new poll shows that 59 percent of Americans approve of Arizona's new law cracking down on illegal immigrants while only 32 percent disapprove.
Specific provisions of the law enacted last month draw even more support: Fully 73 percent endorse its provisions requiring people to show police officers documents... more »
The election fights are well underway, and talking points are taking shape.
Conservatives met at a freedom festival in Colorado Springs, and a lot of Democrats gathered with Senator Michael Bennet Saturday in Pueblo.
This is the Peak Freedom Festival's first year, but organizers want to keep it... more »
Colorado's Republican attorney general called Arizona's new immigration law "problematic" and says he doesn't believe it will hold up against court challenges.
John Suthers told Boulder County Republicans during a breakfast meeting Wednesday that courts will conclude that "states cannot criminalize immigration status." Suthers says he thinks there's a... more »
Pueblo has a special connection to Cinco de Mayo. The holiday commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla, in Pueblo's sister city in Mexico.
Cinco de Mayo in the Parks will be celebrated at Bessemer Park in Pueblo until 7pm this evening. The free event will include folklorico dancers, speakers... more »
Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper says if he were governor, he would veto an immigration reform bill like the one passed in Arizona.
Denver Mayor Hickenlooper has raised about $1.1 million since entering the Colorado governor's race. The Denver Post reports that Hickenlooper's first fundraising filing showed he received... more »