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Illegal Immigration

Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Mna testifies agent kept hitting him, even after he asked him to stop.

July 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Chuy's former owner gets probation, must pay restitution

Chuy's former owner gets probation, must pay restitution

Former owner of Chuy's restaurant gets probation for tax evasion, hiring illegals

July 22, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
BP agent justified in shooting, US attorney says

BP agent justified in shooting, US attorney says

A civil trial is underway for a man a Border Patrol agent shot.

July 21, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Steller: Grijalva, Barber split over migration proposals (updated)

Steller: Grijalva, Barber split over migration proposals (updated)

Some officials are trying to do something about the young Central Americans.

July 18, 2014 9:30 amLoading…
Steller: Border returns as political issue for 2014

Steller: Border returns as political issue for 2014

Central American migrant crisis revives the border security issue for Arizona politicians. 

July 08, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

State senator wants Guard, sheriffs to stop buses bringing in migrants

PHOENIX — A state senator wants to use the National Guard and local sheriffs to stop buses with undocumented individuals from coming into Arizona from other states.

June 13, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…
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…

Stranded children's plight must spur immigration changes

The nation’s eyes are on Southern Arizona as we confront two aspects of our country’s confusing and broken immigration system.

June 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Maricopa county attorney: Feds dumping illegal minors is 'child abuse'

PHOENIX — Saying illegal immigrant children being bused to Arizona may be being placed in danger, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery warned federal officials today they may be violating state child abuse laws.

June 09, 2014 1:56 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.

June 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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…
New center aims to help identify remains of border crossers

New center aims to help identify remains of border crossers

When it comes to identifying the remains of border crossers, there’s no centralized database that lets experts search missing-persons reports from various states.

May 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Flake to GOP: Have a heart on immigration

Flake to GOP: Have a heart on immigration

Sen. Jeff Flake says Republicans ought to tone it down when talking about illegal immigration.

April 22, 2014 9:30 amLoading…
Arizona, Kansas prevail in voter ID lawsuit

Arizona, Kansas prevail in voter ID lawsuit

TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to provide proof of their U.S. citizenship.

March 19, 2014 9:47 amLoading…

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…
Cochise County: Man shot to death in struggle with border agent

Cochise County: Man shot to death in struggle with border agent

A man was shot to death Thursday night during a struggle with a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the Arizona-Mexico border, officials said Friday.

January 17, 2014 12:26 pm
Arizona border officers find woman hidden in suitcase

Arizona border officers find woman hidden in suitcase

Customs officers found more than clothes when they inspected a suitcase in the back of a vehicle at the Port of Nogales last week. 

January 07, 2014 10:31 am Related

Steller: Fate of former DPS officer depends on immigration 'discretion'

Carmen Figueroa was a good Arizona Department of Public Safety officer for 10 years, but now faces the possibility of deportation to Mexico.

December 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Capitol Hill staffer quits job to fight mom's deportation in Arizona

Capitol Hill staffer quits job to fight mom's deportation in Arizona

WASHINGTON — Erika Andiola came to Washington expecting it would be the place to make a difference in the immigration reform fight - until the immigration fight hit closer to home. Andiola on Wednesday said she quit her job in the office of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, to go home and foc…

December 04, 2013 6:29 pmLoading…

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