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Death at Eloy immigration center ruled suicide

Death at Eloy immigration center ruled suicide

Jose Deniz-Sahagun, a 31-year-old Mexican national, died May 20.

June 17, 2015 7:36 pmLoading…
Hunger strike claimed, but disputed, at detention center

Hunger strike claimed, but disputed, at detention center

Demands include improved conditions and an independent investigation into recent deaths.

June 13, 2015 4:15 pmLoading…
Report: Cost, effectiveness of mass border prosecutions unknown

Report: Cost, effectiveness of mass border prosecutions unknown

U.S. Office of Inspector General wants more complete Border Patrol data.

May 29, 2015 9:15 pm Related Loading…
Tracking program expanding to immigrant families in Arizona

Tracking program expanding to immigrant families in Arizona

Families caught at southern border will now be transferred to Phoenix.

May 22, 2015 7:03 pm Photos

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Lawyers see return of stricter immigration enforcement

Lawyers see return of stricter immigration enforcement

Attorneys: Agents no longer take into account eligibility for deferred action programs.

February 28, 2015 7:13 pmLoading…
Feds should close case of woman living in sanctuary

Feds should close case of woman living in sanctuary

Bring Rosa Robles Loreto and others out from the 'shadows.'

September 06, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Former president George W. Bush takes the ice-bucket challenge

Former president George W. Bush takes the ice-bucket challenge

Accepting the challenge of his daughter and others, former president George W. Bush became the latest famous figure to have ice water dumped on his head to raise money for ALS research. Bush challenged former president Bill Clinton to follow suit.

August 20, 2014 12:15 pmLoading…

Feds should close deportation case against Daniel Neyoy Ruiz

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.

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Deportees seek 'humanitarian parole'

Deportees seek 'humanitarian parole'

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.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Video Loading…
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Members of the U.S. 1948 Winter Olympic speed skating team limber up during a practice session in preparation for the forthcoming Olympics, Jan. 21, 1948, St. Moritz, Switzerland. Left to right are Art Seaman, of South Minneapolis, Minn., Ken Henry, Chicago, Ill., Richard Solem, of Minn.; So…

January 11, 2014 3:25 pm
Border officers find drug tunnel in Nogales

Border officers find drug tunnel in Nogales

A completed drug tunnel was found Tuesday night in the backyard shed of a Nogales house, border officials say.

December 19, 2013 9:36 am Photos

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Ice plant

Ice plant

Even though we make ice in our freezers at home, there is still a demand for blocks and bags of ice that are made in plants in Tucson and around the country. Here, Reddy Ice employees load up pallets of 10 lb. block ice at the Reddy Ice plant in Tucson June 19, 2001. During the summer months…

December 10, 2013 12:00 am

Steller: Nogales prosecutors call out federal agent

NOGALES, Ariz. - You can imagine how this story might have ended.

October 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Call for a solution to civil rights standoff

A serious civil-rights crisis is taking place in Tucson under the watch of Police Chief Robert Villaseñor. What will City Manager Richard Miranda, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and the Tucson City Council do to remedy this monumental civil-rights standoff?

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Florence busiest initial stop for ICE detainees

Arizona is home to the facility where the largest number of immigration detainees are initially held in the nation, new data show.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

ICE freed over 600 criminal detainees

A detainee found guilty of felony second-degree robbery and countless convictions for prostitution and solicitation for lewd conduct was among more than 300 people Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Phoenix released in February as part of a nationwide operation to save money.

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ICE says most released in Ariz. weren't criminals

More than 60 percent of those released from immigration detention centers in Arizona were classified as non-criminal, officials confirmed Friday.

March 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

White House: ‘Career officials at ICE’ released illegal immigrants from custody

WASHINGTON — The White House worked Wednesday to distance itself from the recent release of illegal immigrants from federal custody, a move officials at the Department of Homeland Security suggested was necessary given looming budget cuts.

February 27, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

300 immigrants released in state since Thursday

About 300 people have been released from immigration detention centers in Arizona since Thursday, when the federal government started to review each case in anticipation of widespread budget cuts.

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Federal emails reflect 'quota' system for deportations, ICE critics say

WASHINGTON — Concerned about falling short of congressional deportation targets, federal immigration officials last year beefed up efforts to remove thousands more illegal immigrants convicted of crimes.

February 20, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

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