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Sheriff Joe sues Obama over deportation relief

Sheriff Joe sues Obama over deportation relief

Maricopa County sheriff contends allowing illegal immigrants to remain and work in the U.S. is unconstitutional.

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Tucsonans protest Mexico's handling of missing-students case

Tucsonans protest Mexico's handling of missing-students case

More than 150 protesters gathered in front of the Tucson Mexican Consulate.

November 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Border Patrol obstructing Amado checkpoint monitors, lawsuit says

Border Patrol obstructing Amado checkpoint monitors, lawsuit says

The checkpoint is south of Tucson on Interstate 19 at Arivaca Road.

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2 in Tucson sanctuary now face different fates

2 in Tucson sanctuary now face different fates

The difference: One is the parent of U.S.-born children.

November 20, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Lawsuit cites monitoring limits at border checkpoint near Tucson

Lawsuit cites monitoring limits at border checkpoint near Tucson

The Border Patrol checkpoint in Amado has been up for seven years.

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Number of illegal residents in Arizona declines

Number of illegal residents in Arizona declines

Total fell between 2009 and 2012; current number estimated at 300,000.

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1.5 tons of marijuana seized at Nogales crossing

1.5 tons of marijuana seized at Nogales crossing

The drugs were hidden behind a "false wall." 

November 19, 2014 12:28 pm Photos

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Report: Number of illegal immigrants in Arizona drops

Report: Number of illegal immigrants in Arizona drops

Pew Hispanic study says about 40,000 fewer here than in 2009.

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Name of border agent in fatal shooting released

Name of border agent in fatal shooting released

Judge says agent's concern for his safety outweighed by public's right to know.

November 14, 2014 12:00 am

Immigrants in Arizona detention can now seek bail

Immigrants in Arizona detention can now seek bail

Ninth Circuit wants "to teach Arizona a lesson," says Maricopa county attorney.

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Federal officers seize drugs totaling $584,000 in busts

Federal officers seize drugs totaling $584,000 in busts

The busts were made at Southern Arizona ports of entry.

November 13, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Ruling that voids Arizona's 'no bail' law stands

Ruling that voids Arizona's 'no bail' law stands

U.S. Supreme Court dissolves stay granted by lower court.

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Federal judge orders public ID of border agent in deadly shooting

Federal judge orders public ID of border agent in deadly shooting

José Antonio Elena Rodríguez, 16, was fatally shot in 2012, in Nogales, Son.

November 13, 2014 2:49 pmLoading…

Documentary project focuses on life along border barriers

Documentary project focuses on life along border barriers

The Connected Walls project launches Thursday in Tucson.

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Family asking that Border Patrol shooter be identified

Family asking that Border Patrol shooter be identified

U.S. District Judge Raner Collins will hear arguments Thursday.

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ACLU: Supreme Court should stay out of bail case

ACLU: Supreme Court should stay out of bail case

ACLU asks Supreme Court to uphold an injunction against denying illegal immigrants bail.

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US judge strikes down another part of SB 1070

US judge strikes down another part of SB 1070

Obama administration's challenges are now complete to Arizona's controversial anti-immigration laws.

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Ajo checkpoint closed last week, lacking agents

Ajo checkpoint closed last week, lacking agents

Issue was allocating resources where needed, not understaffing, Border Patrol says. 

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Nogales port officers find $3M worth of pot

Nogales port officers find $3M worth of pot

Drugs found among shipment of fiber-optic cables.

November 07, 2014 4:35 pm Photos

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Immigrant rights advocates seek quick action on overhaul

Immigrant rights advocates seek quick action on overhaul

Those who've taken sanctuary in Arizona churches are also anxious for resolution.

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2 busted after pot dropped from ultralight

2 busted after pot dropped from ultralight

An ultralight aircraft dropped the load near Sunsites, Arizona.

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Weekend border busts total $565,000 in drugs

Weekend border busts total $565,000 in drugs

Federal officers bust smuggling attempts at border crossings.

November 03, 2014 10:30 pm

Court rejects effort to save 'no bail' provision

Court rejects effort to save 'no bail' provision

Prosecutor will seek ruling from U.S. Supreme Court to keep law valid.

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Nearly 3 tons of pot seized west of Tucson

Nearly 3 tons of pot seized west of Tucson

The drugs found last week in three incidents worth about $2.8 million.

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Report: Border detainees subject to food, sleep deprivation

Report: Border detainees subject to food, sleep deprivation

Findings based on 33 interviews with immigrants granted expedited release this summer.

October 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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