Brewer visits Tucson for book signing, addresses SB 1070Posted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Governor Jan brewer made a rare visit to Tucson Tuesday night for a private book signing.
It was a small event where she talked to fellow republicans for about ten minutes before signing copies of her new book called "Scorpions for Breakfast."
But she took time to answer questions about the U.S. Supreme court deciding to hear arguments on Arizona's controversial immigration law.
"I'm very grateful, and commend the Supreme Court for determining that they're going to hear Senate Bill 1070 and so that the people of Arizona, the people of America, will have some clarity on federalism and what rights the states do have when the federal government doesn't do their job," Brewer said.
Brewer signed SB 1070 into law August 2010, but it was put on hold by a judge. If upheld, it would require law enforcement officers to confirm the immigration status of anyone they suspect of being in the country illegally.