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ACLU lawsuit seeks records for detained immigrant children

ACLU lawsuit seeks records for detained immigrant children

The ACLU says DHS has failed to produce documents related to alleged abuse of migrant children in custody.

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$1-billion-a-year border bill unneeded, critics say

$1-billion-a-year border bill unneeded, critics say

Proposal adds fencing and roads, waives environmental laws far from international line.

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Vermont Guardsmen, helicopter coming to border near Tucson

Vermont Guardsmen, helicopter coming to border near Tucson

Soldiers from separate detachments will split the 90-day mission

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Five months living in sanctuary is long enough

Five months living in sanctuary is long enough

Immigration officials should grant Tucson woman reprieve from fear of deportation.

January 10, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…
200 freed from immigration custody in Arizona

200 freed from immigration custody in Arizona

Nationwide, more than 600 people have been released under new enforcement priorities.

December 30, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
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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Fact Check: McSally's "Protect" claim on ISIS hearing

Fact Check: McSally's "Protect" claim on ISIS hearing

Claims that Barber "skipped" a Congressional hearing on ISIS are not accurate. 

October 09, 2014 1:15 pm Photos

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Representatives want answers from CBP on Ajo housing project

Representatives want answers from CBP on Ajo housing project

They want to know who is responsible and hold them accountable.

September 16, 2014 5:33 pm Related Loading…
Temporary immigration detention center looking permanent

Temporary immigration detention center looking permanent

The challenges of holding immigrant families in detention are starting to show.

September 10, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Army: Soldier who shot herself on Va. Army base dies

Army: Soldier who shot herself on Va. Army base dies

She died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command's headquarters.

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People smugglers' money trail

People smugglers' money trail

Feds address rise in Central American immigrants by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 3:46 pm Photos

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Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Federal government addressing surge of Central Americans by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Proposal: House migrant children in closed TUSD schools

Proposal: House migrant children in closed TUSD schools

Idea comes from board President Adelita Grijalva.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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US to open new centers to house Central Americans

US to open new centers to house Central Americans

Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies

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Immigrant kids abused in CBP custody, groups say

A complaint filed against the Department of Homeland Security by several civil and human rights groups alleges abuse of immigrant children.

June 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Rights groups: Probe "systemic abuse" of immigrant kids

PHOENIX — Claiming "systemic abuse" of children who arrive in this country alone, immigrant rights groups demand this morning the Department of Homeland Security conduct an immediate investigation.

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Complaint against Homeland Security alleges abuse of immigrant children

Complaint against Homeland Security alleges abuse of immigrant children

Five organizations today filed a complaint to the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of 116 unaccompanied immigrant children.

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Brewer letter to Obama: Don’t release immigrants at crowded Arizona bus stations

Brewer letter to Obama: Don’t release immigrants at crowded Arizona bus stations

Gov. Jan Brewer urged President Obama Monday to end the policy that resulted in the release of hundreds of immigrants to bus stations in Tucson and Phoenix last week.

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Tucson church ready to offer immigrant family sanctuary today

Tucson church ready to offer immigrant family sanctuary today

Daniel Neyoy Ruiz might not be fleeing the wars in Central America that led many to the doors of Southside Presbyterian Church more than 30 years ago — but to his family, the situation is no less desperate.

May 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

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