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Delay disappoints immigrants, doesn't deter advocates

Delay disappoints immigrants, doesn't deter advocates

Protesters rally against judge’s decision to temporarily block deferred-action programs. 

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Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Undocumented students could help relieve the primary care physician shortage, the study says.

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Effort to link immigrant students with higher education resources launches in Tucson

Effort to link immigrant students with higher education resources launches in Tucson

Nearly four years since Arizona passed what was then considered one of the toughest laws dealing with illegal immigration, the state is the first stop of a series of conferences to talk about how schools can help undocumented students.

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Grijalva introduces immigration bill

Border lawmakers are not ready to give up on immigration reform just yet.

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Napolitano lauds Homeland Security in farewell speech

WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday that she is resigning with confidence from the Obama administration and that her tenure helped the agency prevent terrorist attacks and respond to disasters.

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Dreamers released from custody

Dreamers released from custody

Surrounded by supporters, the "Dream 9" wore their caps and gowns and big smiles - just as they did 17 days before in Nogales, Sonora.

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'Dream 9' plight shines spotlight on dysfunction

The nine men and women sitting in the Eloy Detention Center knew what they were doing as they approached the Morley Gate in Nogales July 22. They knew they had no way to legally cross and would be detained as part of the asylum request process, that they might be in custody for months before…

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States differ in how they treat Dreamer youths

PHOENIX - President Obama's decision last year to allow young people living in the U.S. illegally to stay and work marked the biggest shift in immigration policy in decades, hailed as a landmark step toward the American dream for a generation of immigrants.

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Court suggests Brewer is wrong in denying 'dreamers' driving privileges

PHOENIX - A federal judge grilled Gov. Jan Brewer's attorney Friday, suggesting the governor may have no legal excuse for denying driver's licenses to "dreamers" while letting others with virtually the same documentation drive.

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Regents may cut fees for 'Dreamers'

PHOENIX - The Arizona Board of Regents will start the process next month to see if there are ways that some illegal-immigrant "Dreamers" can qualify for lower tuition than they now have to pay.

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Universities back tuition breaks

Universities back tuition breaks

Ann Weaver Hart, president of the University of Arizona

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Universities back tuition breaks

Universities back tuition breaks

Northern Arizona University president

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Universities back tuition breaks

Universities back tuition breaks

The presidents of Arizona's three public universities are voicing support for tuition breaks for immigrants who entered the country illegally as children and now are protected from deportation.

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Universities back tuition breaks

Universities back tuition breaks


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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.

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Lawmakers agree: It's now time for immigration fix

There's no question there's momentum for immigration reform this year.

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Dream Act activist now on Sinema's staff

PHOENIX - An immigration activist who's one of the leaders of the Dream Act movement is joining the staff of U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema as a district outreach director.

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Rubio leading GOP to moderation on immigration

The following editorial appeared in Friday's Washington Post:

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Bill to let 'Dreamers' get driver's licenses

PHOENIX - Saying she wants to clarify what she believes is obvious, a Phoenix lawmaker wants to amend state law to let thousands of illegal immigrants in the president's deferred-action program get Arizona driver's licenses.

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Una despedida migratoria vergonzosa

La despedida en materia de legislación migratoria de los senadores republicanos salientes Jon Kyl, de Arizona, y Kay Hutchison, de Texas, fue vergonzosa y constituye la respuesta menos indicada y más desafortunada a la votación de los latinos en las recientes elecciones.

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