Romney to visit Arizona Monday

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PHOENIX -- Republican Mitt Romney is expected to visit the Valley on Monday, the same day the U.S. Supreme Court could issue a ruling on Arizona's tough immigration law, SB 1070.

The party's presumptive nominee for president is scheduled to make an appearance at several fundraising events at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort, said Kevin DeMenna, the co-chairman of Romney's Arizona operations.

Romney, who has said little on immigration over the past week, does not have any public events planned, DeMenna said.  The Arizona political operative added the trip was planned more than a month ago and has nothing to do with the High Court's potential ruling.

Immigration has once again taken center stage in the campaign as President Barack Obama ordered a halt to deporting certain illegal immigrants who came here as children.

Since Obama issued the executive order a week ago, Romney promised to seek "common ground" on immigration but hasn't offered a detailed plan on the issue.

DeMenna also added that Romney has no plans to speak with the media at this time. But, he said, that could change.

The Supreme Court could make a ruling on the state's controversial immigration law on Monday. However, the justices could wait until Thursday.