Sheriff Richard Jones is pressing for a statewide law to require police to verify a person's immigration status during routine stops. It's generating some support among legislators and fear among Latinos. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.
In 2007, Prince William County passed an ordinance that authorized police to check the immigration status of people they detained. Three years later, The World's Jason Margolis looks at the effects of the ordinance.
Controversial affirmative-action ballot initiatives in three states ? Nebraska, Colorado and Arizona ? are making news for the presidential candidates. Arizona senator and presidential candidate John McCain has said he supports a measure in his state that would ban the use of preferential treatment when it comes to race or gender.
This week, California voters passed Proposition 8, a ballot initiative that amends the state's constitution to explicitly remove the court-approved right of same-sex couples to marry. Where does the movement to legalize same-sex marriage go from here?
Confirmation hearings for members of President-elect Obama's cabinet continue and in the hot seat today is Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, nominated as Secretary of Homeland Security. Guest: Matt Benson, a political reporter for the Arizona Republic.
On Sunday, the powerhouse Pittsburgh Steelers face off against the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl 43. We talk to Stephen Dubner, author of Freakonomics and unabashed Steelers fan, who has a list of reasons to root for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
After eight long months recuperating from reconstructive knee surgery, Tiger Woods returned to the green yesterday. For more we turn to Karen Crouse, a sports reporter for the New York Times who is in Arizona to watch Tiger Woods first day back.