It provoked demonstrations and boycotts. And some key provisions have been enjoined by federal courts.
Adan Gallegos stands with a crowd of day laborers waiting on job offers in front of the Circle K convenience store in Chandler’s “Little Sonora” neighborhood.
When Arizona's illegal immigration measure became law last year, legislators across the nation noticed its popularity and clamored to enact their own versions of SB 1070.
As observers evaluate the impact of SB 1070 in the year since it was signed by Gov. Jan Brewer, there is one arena in which little analysis is needed: It was a blockbuster bill that benefited the immediate political fortunes of the Republican Party.
Law enforcement officers are ready to enforce SB 1070 — if they have to enforce it at all.