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Councilman: Tucson should honor Obama's immigration priorities

Councilman: Tucson should honor Obama's immigration priorities

Police shouldn't call in most long-term undocumented residents, Steve Kozachik says.

December 08, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
UA report details workplace abuses for immigrant women

UA report details workplace abuses for immigrant women

The report on Tucson workers was prepared by the University of Arizona.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am 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…

South Tucson leaders miffed by ACLU's demands on SB 1070

The South Tucson City Council agreed to an overhaul of the Police Department’s immigration policy in the months since the American Civil Liberties Union filed a claim over how the agency has implemented SB 1070, but it hesitated on Monday night to accept the ACLU’s proposed changes wholesale.

May 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
South Tucson pauses before SB 1070 settlement

South Tucson pauses before SB 1070 settlement

The South Tucson City Council has agreed to an overhaul of the police department’s immigration policy in the months since the American Civil Liberties Union filed a claim over how the agency has implemented SB 1070.

May 12, 2014 9:54 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…

ACLU sues to get Border Patrol documents

PHOENIX — Claiming a pattern of civil-rights abuse, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Monday to find out exactly how the Border Patrol enforces immigration law far from Mexico.

April 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Free legal advice offered at Tucson event Saturday

Tucsonans with legal issues or basic law questions have an opportunity to receive free advice from qualified attorneys.

April 24, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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What 6,400 readers told us about the Star

Thank you to the nearly 6,400 readers who accepted our invitation to tell us what you expect from the Arizona Daily Star’s Sunday print edition.

March 09, 2014 12:00 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…
Maurice "Mo" Goldman: Is Immigration Reform Still Possible in 2013?

Maurice "Mo" Goldman: Is Immigration Reform Still Possible in 2013?

Immigration reform efforts are reaching a critical time as we near the end of 2013 and with the turn of the calendar a congressional midterm election year is looming.

November 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Crowd gathers in Phoenix to protest deportations

PHOENIX — Protesting immigration activists danced and chanted Monday outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, calling on President Obama to end all deportations.

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Report: 32 felons among those released from immigration detention facilities

A detainee who had a 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.

May 16, 2013 3:47 pmLoading…

Senate Gang of 8 close on immigration deal

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators neared agreement on a comprehensive immigration bill that would put illegal immigrants on a 13-year path to citizenship, officials with outside groups keeping up with the talks said Thursday.

March 21, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

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…

Senators reach agreement on immigration reform

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country.

January 28, 2013 9:26 amLoading…
Brewer sued over driver’s license policy for immigrants

Brewer sued over driver’s license policy for immigrants

PHOENIX — Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama administration policy.

November 29, 2012 11:00 amLoading…

Court rejects ACLU effort to block Arizona immigration law

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court Tuesday spurned a request by civil rights groups for a new injunction to once again block Arizona's 2010 immigration law.

September 25, 2012 4:24 pmLoading…

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