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Illegal Immigrants

Immigrant flood prompts plans for Guatemalan consulate here

Immigrant flood prompts plans for Guatemalan consulate here

A consulate staffer will visit Tucson next week to check out sites.

July 08, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Appeals court to review law denying bail to some illegal entrants

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to hear new arguments about whether Arizona voters can legally deny bail to some people charged with crimes who are in the country illegally.

January 03, 2014 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.”

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Arizona sues federal elections commission over voter form

PHOENIX — Two state officials filed suit Wednesday in a bid to force the federal Election Assistance Commission to let Arizona add a requirement for proof of citizenship to that agency’s voter registration form.

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3-judge panel upholds amendment denying bail to some illegal migrants

Arizona voters are legally entitled to deny bail to some people who are in this country illegally, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

June 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Federal judge upholds ban on 'Dreamer' road licenses

PHOENIX - A citation against a "Dreamer" for driving without a license was not enough to get a federal judge to reverse his decision to let the state continue denying licenses to individuals protected from deportation under the Obama administration's "deferred action" program.

June 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

'Deferred action' qualifiers get no Arizona driver's licenses for now

PHOENIX - Thousands of Arizonans in the federal "deferred action" program won't be getting licenses to drive, at least not now.

May 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

AP source: Immigration bill could exclude many

WASHINGTON — A promised path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally may leave out hundreds of thousands of them.

April 12, 2013 4:06 pmLoading…

Arizona appeal aims to salvage part of controversial SB 1070 immigration law

SAN FRANCISCO - Gov. Jan Brewer is making a bid this week to salvage part of what's left of the law she signed in 2010 aimed at illegal immigration.

April 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

March 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona allowed to argue that Dreamers suing to get licenses are driving anyway

PHOENIX - A federal judge ruled Thursday that attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer can argue in court those suing her for denying them licenses are driving anyway.

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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…

US court rejects Arizona curbs on day laborers

PHOENIX - A part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law aimed at day laborers and employers who hire them is unconstitutional and unenforceable, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

March 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Releases aimed at Arizona, Brewer repeats; Governor contends immigrants set free as 'payback' for state

PHOENIX - Last week's release of illegal immigrants into Arizona is another example of federal targeting of the state for refusing to knuckle under on immigration policy, Gov. Jan Brewer charged Monday.

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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…

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…

Illegal immigrants may have to wait 10 years for green card

WASHINGTON — Illegal immigrants may have to wait about a decade before receiving a green card under an immigration bill being crafted by a group of senators from both parties.

February 07, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…

Strange bedfellows: Business, labor join on immigration

WASHINGTON — Unlikely allies, business and labor leaders joined in support of the White House’s immigration overhaul efforts Tuesday while also launching high-stakes negotiations to overcome an issue that has split them before — creating a guest-worker program to ensure future immigrants com…

February 05, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Poll: Many say let illegal immigrants stay in US

WASHINGTON — More than 6 in 10 Americans now favor allowing illegal immigrants to eventually become U.S. citizens, a major increase in support driven by a turnaround in Republicans’ opinions after the 2012 elections.

January 22, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Delayed deportations OK'd for some young illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON — Just three week after the Obama administration started accepting applications from young illegal immigrants seeking to avoid deportation and get a work permit, the government already has approved some of the roughly 72,000 applications the government has received.

September 11, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

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