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Groups seek injunction to block abortion law

Groups seek injunction to block abortion law

Civil rights groups ask federal court to block abortion law

July 14, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

South Tucson, ACLU reach deal over SB 1070

South Tucson reached a settlement over its immigration policies with the American Civil Liberties Union on Monday night.

May 19, 2014 11:43 pm Related Loading…

South Tucson leaders miffed by ACLU's demands on SB 1070

The South Tucson City Council agreed to an overhaul of the Police Department’s immigration policy in the months since the American Civil Liberties Union filed a claim over how the agency has implemented SB 1070, but it hesitated on Monday night to accept the ACLU’s proposed changes wholesale.

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South Tucson pauses before SB 1070 settlement

South Tucson pauses before SB 1070 settlement

The South Tucson City Council has agreed to an overhaul of the police department’s immigration policy in the months since the American Civil Liberties Union filed a claim over how the agency has implemented SB 1070.

May 12, 2014 9:54 pm Related Loading…

ACLU sues to get Border Patrol documents

PHOENIX — Claiming a pattern of civil-rights abuse, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Monday to find out exactly how the Border Patrol enforces immigration law far from Mexico.

April 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

ACLU lawsuit seeks data on Border Patrol stops, checkpoints

PHOENIX — Claiming a pattern of civil rights abuse, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit today to find out exactly how the Border Patrol enforces immigration law far from Mexico.

April 28, 2014 12:38 pmLoading…

Racial profiling alleged in ACLU claim against Tucson Police Department

The promised string of legal challenges to how law-enforcement agencies are applying Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070, is under way.

April 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson traffic stop of 2 immigrants brings ACLU claim

Tucson traffic stop of 2 immigrants brings ACLU claim

A legal claim filed today says the Tucson Police Department acted improperly in a traffic stop last fall that drew dozens of protestors.

April 04, 2014 12:05 pm Photos

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ACLU seeks to block Arizona effort on SB 1070 provision

ACLU seeks to block Arizona effort on SB 1070 provision

PHOENIX — Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court today to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring those not in the country legally.

March 10, 2014 12:01 pmLoading…

Lawmakers approve funds for SB 1070 defense

PHOENIX — Saying they were protecting the legislative process, the House and Senate voted along party lines Thursday to hire a lawyer to help them fight subpoenas over the state’s controversial 2010 immigration law.

January 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Lawmakers look to crack down on begging

PHOENIX — A state lawmaker is crafting a fix — one he hopes is legal — to the statewide ban on begging that was struck down last year as unconstitutional.

January 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona ACLU seeks probe of 'roving' Border Patrol stops

Arizona ACLU seeks probe of 'roving' Border Patrol stops

The ACLU of Arizona was to file a complaint today to the Department of Homeland Security requesting an investigation of what it calls unlawful roving patrol stops by Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona.

October 09, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Judge dismisses race-based abortion law challenge

PHOENIX — A federal judge on Thursday threw out a challenge to a 2011 Arizona law banning abortion based on the race or sex of the child.

October 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State asks Supreme Court to restore abortion ban after 19 weeks

PHOENIX — Attorneys for the state are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to give Arizona, and every other state, more authority to restrict abortions.

September 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State expands drivers' license denials for illegal residents

PHOENIX — Arizona will stop issuing driver’s licenses to some domestic-violence victims and others who are in the country illegally — and remain with the permission of the federal government — rather than provide licenses to “dreamers.”

September 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Gay marriage backers rally to change public attitudes

PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, a coalition of civil-rights groups is taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.

September 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Ex-immigration official helps Arizona in driver's license fight

PHOENIX - The state has hired a former immigration official as an expert in its bid to deny driver's licenses to thousands of Arizona "dreamers" eligible for a deferred-action program.

July 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

ACLU now has 2 lawyers on border cases full time

As the U.S. Senate debates immigration reform, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Wednesday that it has designated two full-time attorneys to litigate civil- and human-rights cases along the Mexican border.

June 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

US ruling may hurt Dreamers' license case

PHOENIX - A federal judge has blocked illegal immigrants in the new "deferred action" program from arguing in court that they are being "irreparably harmed" by the refusal of Gov. Jan Brewer to let them have Arizona driver's licenses.

February 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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