Gov. Jan Brewer
They waited in line in the dark outside motor vehicle offices, cheered when the doors opened and celebrated again upon passing their driving tests.
A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver’s licenses.
Arizona is joining a lawsuit that challenges the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration, Gov. Jan Brewer announced Thursday.
A patchwork of rules began to form in states — largely along political lines — after the president allowed some young immigrants to stay in the country. Conservative states like Nebraska and Arizona kept them from getting driver’s licenses while liberal locations were much more welcoming in terms of state services and benefits.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced he will not challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for same-sex unions in the state.
The Phoenix area was battered by torrential rain storms Tuesday that caused severe flooding across the desert region. The National Weather Service said some areas received more rain Tuesday than they had all last summer.
An appeals court blocked Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s policy of denying driver’s licenses to young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.
Wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of families of 19 firefighters who died fighting a wildfire in Arizona last year.
The Arizona House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to carry guns into most public establishments and events.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she won’t seek a third term in office.