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Illegal Immigration To The United States

Horne: Busing immigrants to Arizona illegal, threatens lawsuit

Horne: Busing immigrants to Arizona illegal, threatens lawsuit

PHOENIX — Saying the busing is illegal, state Attorney General Tom Horne threatened today to sue federal officials for dropping off undocumented individuals they apprehended in Texas in Tucson and Phoenix.

June 12, 2014 12:16 pm Related Loading…

Feds consider dropping challenge to Arizona's SB 1070

PHOENIX — The Obama administration is apparently ready to throw in the towel in its bid to kill the “papers, please” provision of Arizona’s controversial 2010 immigration law.

May 31, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
ICE: Immigrant at Tucson church won't be deported

ICE: Immigrant at Tucson church won't be deported

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.

May 15, 2014 2:33 pm Related Loading…
Most people deported through Arizona caught at border

Most people deported through Arizona caught at border

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.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Enforce SB 1070 in reasonable, legal, proportional fashion

A lengthy Star investigation published last week revealed the highly disparate approach Arizona law enforcement agencies take to enforcing state immigration law SB 1070.

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Senate sends immigration overhaul to House

Senate sends immigration overhaul to House

WASHINGTON — With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America’s shadows. The bill also promises a military-style effort to secure the long-porous…

June 27, 2013 1:20 pmLoading…

Remains of 5 found near Sells prompts police probe

The discovery this week of five skeletal remains on the Tohono O’odham reservation has prompted a police investigation.

May 31, 2013 9:29 am

Senate panel approves immigration bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved far-reaching immigration legislation that gives a chance at citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.

May 21, 2013 4:58 pmLoading…

How the immigration reform bill relates to Arizona

Senators introduced Tuesday night a long-awaited immigration bill that seeks to reform what many from both sides of the debate call a broken immigration system. The legislation invests billions of dollars in border security; mandates that all employers verify the legal status of their employ…

April 17, 2013 3:42 pmLoading…

Illegal immigrants ICE released in budget move: 342 in Arizona

Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 342 illegal immigrants being detained in Arizona last month on the basis of anticipated budget cuts, officials confirmed today.

March 15, 2013 11:32 amLoading…

Day labor provision in Arizona's SB 1070 unconstitutional, appeals court rules

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

March 04, 2013 11:44 amLoading…
US released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants, report says

US released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants, report says

WASHINGTON — The Associated Press has learned that the Homeland Security Department released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation from immigration jails in recent weeks because of looming budget cuts. It also planned to release 3,000 more during March.

March 01, 2013 2:07 pmLoading…

Judge: AZ can enforce 'papers please' provision of SB 1070

PHOENIX — A federal judge today virtually cleared the way for Arizona to require police to start questioning people they have stopped to determine if they are in the country illegally.

September 05, 2012 3:53 pmLoading…

Judge questions whether she can block SB 1070 provision

PHOENIX — A federal judge questioned this morning whether she has the right to once again block the state from enforcing the most controversial provision of its 2010 law aimed at illegal immigrants.

August 21, 2012 11:59 amLoading…

Brewer defends order on illegal immigrants

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday the federal government and parents of young illegal immigrants are at fault, as she defended her order denying driver’s licenses and other public benefits to those who get work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy.

August 21, 2012 11:31 amLoading…

Napolitano defends Obama's immigration policy

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is defending President Barack Obama's decision to stop deporting many illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and let them apply for work permits.

July 19, 2012 8:51 amLoading…

Under SB 1070, Arpaio deputies call ICE in

PHOENIX — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have responded to Maricopa County Sheriff deputies' request to take custody of two suspected illegal immigrants in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

July 02, 2012 9:38 pmLoading…

Bodies of 3 illegal crossers found in S. Ariz. desert

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Border Patrol agents say the bodies of three suspected illegal immigrants have been recovered in southern Arizona.

June 25, 2012 1:39 pm

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