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Court rules "dreamers" can now be drivers

Court rules "dreamers" can now be drivers

Thousands of Arizona “dreamers” could be driving here legally within days.

November 24, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Number of illegal residents in Arizona declines

Number of illegal residents in Arizona declines

Total fell between 2009 and 2012; current number estimated at 300,000.

November 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Immigrants in Arizona detention can now seek bail

Immigrants in Arizona detention can now seek bail

Ninth Circuit wants "to teach Arizona a lesson," says Maricopa county attorney.

November 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona can deny illegal immigrants bail for now

Arizona can deny illegal immigrants bail for now

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy invites ACLU to convince him otherwise.

November 07, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
New look sought on bail law for undocumented

New look sought on bail law for undocumented

Maricopa County attorney seeks to salvage law; foes cry "do-over."

October 24, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Obama administration objects to Arizona's license denial

Obama administration objects to Arizona's license denial

State can't withhold privilege from "dreamers," Justice Department tells appeals court.

October 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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.”

September 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

August 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

March 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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