Grijalva said deporting working parents shouldn't be a high priority.
Family has been at Southside Presbyterian Church since Aug. 7.
Diana Aguilar, 23, waits for a bus on July 22, 2014 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras after being deported from the United States. Illustrates IMMIG-DEPORT (category i), by Joshua Partlow (c) 2014, The Washington Post. Moved Saturday, July 26, 2014. (MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Joshua Partlow)
People deported from the United States register at the airport in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Tuesday. They are given toiletries, basic foodstuffs and a stipend for bus fare home.
An undocumented immigrant who has been living in sanctuary with his wife and son at Southside Presbyterian Church since May 13 has received a stay in his deportation case.
The political stalemate over the United States’ clearly broken and nonsensical immigration policy in Washington, D.C., has trapped a Tucson family inside the welcoming walls of a south-side church where they have taken sanctuary from a federal deportation order.
A Mexican man who was ordered to leave the country but has taken sanctuary in a Tucson church won't be deported, immigration officials say.
Nearly 80 percent of Arizona deportations last fiscal year came from people caught at the border — higher than the 64 percent nationwide, data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement show.
Two men are in custody after turning themselves in at the port of entry in Nogales, asking the government to grant them humanitarian parole and to re-open their immigration cases.
Up to 70 detainees who were on the buses blocked by a Tucson protest Friday have now been deported through Calexico, Calif., and Del Rio, Texas, said Margo Cowan, a Tucson attorney and activist.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court has rejected a procedure used by some judges in Arizona to process groups of people charged with entering the country illegally.
CHICAGO — A small group protesting U.S. deportation policies is staging a sit-in at Rep. Luis Gutierrez’ office in Chicago.
Most Mexicans deported from the United States will keep trying to re-enter the country regardless of the penalties they face, a new University of Arizona-led study says.
More than half of deported immigrants planned to cross illegally into the United States again, a new study by the University Arizona of migration and deportation practices found.
A Border Patrol vehicle sits on a low rise near the border fence in Nogales, Ariz., evidence of constant surveillance.
When it comes to deportation, Arizona seems to be bucking the overall national trend.
A Mexican woman was deported last month because of her illegal immigration status after she and her daughter won a $1,200 jackpot at a Tucson casino.
Some illegal immigrants who are immediate relatives of U.S. citizens might not have to spend as much time apart while they process their green cards after a change was announced by the Obama administration.
PHOENIX — Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama administration policy.
WASHINGTON — With less than two months to go before the Nov. 6 election, the Obama administration has approved applications from 29 illegal immigrants hoping to avoid deportation and get a work permit, the Department of Homeland Security said Friday.