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Federal court delivers another blow to Arizona immigration law

The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has backed the Obama Administration in its case against SB 1070, the controversial immigration legislation passed by Arizona lawmakers last year. A three-judge panel ruled Monday that Arizona District Judge Susan Bolton "did not abuse her discretion," as the Washington Post put it, when she blocked key provisions of the bill.

Arizona immigration law will only partially go into effect Thursday

Arizona’s new immigration law, SB 1070, will go into effect tomorrow but without some of its most controversial provisions. Judge Susan Bolton placed a...