Search Results for: citizenship
March 18, 2013
- Arizona Voter Registration Case | Video
- The United States Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on an Arizona law Monday that requires proof of citizenship in order to register to vote. Arizona State University Law Professor Paul Bender will give us analysis of the court’s arguments.
April 19, 2012
- Ninth Circuit Ruling: Arizona’s Voter ID Law | Video
- Associated Press reporter Paul Davenport explains the Ninth Circuit of Appeals ruling on Arizona’s law that requires voters to show ID at the polls and proof of citizenship when they register to vote.
April 12, 2012
- Citizenship Counts | Video
- The Phoenix-based nonprofit Citizenship Counts is spreading its message of the value of American citizenship, and the rights and responsibilities that go along with it, to the Nation’s youth with a cross-country bike ride and walk. Learn more about it from Alysa Ullman, executive director and founder of Citizenship Counts.
February 17, 2011
February 1, 2011
- Birthright Citizenship Bills | Video
- State Senators Ron Gould (R-Lake Havasu) and David Schapira (D-Tempe) discuss legislative efforts to recognize Arizona residents as citizens of the state only if they were born in the United States to at least one parent who is a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
January 27, 2011
- Birthright Citizenship Legislation | Video
- State lawmakers introduced legislation that they hope leads to the elimination of automatic birthright citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants. ASU law professor Andy Hessick discusses the legislation.
October 27, 2010
- 14th Amendment | Video
- A state lawmaker would like to see the end of automatic citizenship for virtually everyone born in the United States, as granted by the 14th amendment. Arizona State University Law Professor Andy Hessick talks about the 14th amendment and the possibility of changing it.
- Citizenship for Voting | Video
- An appeals court ruling strikes down Arizona’s requirement for proof of citizenship when voting. Capitol Media Services Howard Fischer explains the ruling.
May 25, 2010
- Immigration Law Side Effect | Video
- According to a report by the Arizona Capitol Times, Arizona’s new immigration law will allow more undocumented residents to apply for temporary work visas and permanent U.S. citizenship. Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small explains this side effect of the law.
November 24, 2009
- Citizenship Applications | Video
- The number of people applying for citizenship was up in 2009 as compared to 2008. But the numbers aren’t anywhere near where they were in 2007. Immigration attorney Nic Suriel discusses the numbers.
October 11, 2006
- Federal appeals court decision would put voter I.D. requirements on hold
- A federal appeals court has put a temporary hold on requirements to show I.D. when voting and proof of citizenship when registering to vote. Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard says he is going to appeal the case to the United States Supreme Court. Arizona State University professor Paul Bender will talk about the legal issues involved in the case.
July 13, 2006
- Indian Voting Rights
- July 15 marks the 58th anniversary of an Arizona Supreme Court ruling that upheld Native American voting rights. The ruling came after a Maricopa County registrar refused to allow two Native Americans to register to vote, even though Indian people were granted citizenship and the right to vote in 1924. Learn more about this important ruling and its affect on our state.
June 29, 2006
- AHCCCS - New Citizenship Requirements
- Effective July 1, a change in federal law, The Deficit Reduction Act, will require all Medicaid (AHCCCS) members and applicants claiming U.S. citizenship to provide proof of both U.S. citizenship and identity when renewing or applying for AHCCCS health insurance benefits. Get the facts about the change and what it means for Arizonans.
June 19, 2006
- Juan Hernandez
- Dr. Juan Hernandez is the founder of the Center for U.S.-Mexico Studies at the University of Texas. Hernandez, who holds dual citizenship, is a former cabinet member to Mexican President Vicente Fox and joins HORIZON to discuss immigration issues and his new book, "The New American Pioneers: Why Are We Afraid of Mexican Immigrants."
April 13, 2006
- Immigration Process
- Find out what it takes to become a legal U.S. immigrant.
- Illegal Immigration Economics
- Dawn McLaren, research economist with the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, will talk about the economic impact of illegal immigration.