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Immigration To The United States

Tucson in 100 Objects — green card

Tucson in 100 Objects — green card

Holders of "green cards" outnumber "unauthorized" residents in the United States.

June 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Rights groups: Probe "systemic abuse" of immigrant kids

PHOENIX — Claiming "systemic abuse" of children who arrive in this country alone, immigrant rights groups demand this morning the Department of Homeland Security conduct an immediate investigation.

June 11, 2014 8:56 amLoading…
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…

More crime victims seeking special immigration visa

Each year, more crime victims apply for immigration visas under a program designed to boost cooperation with law enforcement.

March 12, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
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…

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Pro-Growth and Pro-Agriculture

Earlier this year, the U.S. Senate passed a commonsense immigration reform measure in a strongly bipartisan fashion. This was an important step in the right direction — especially for producers, farmworkers and rural communities.

August 09, 2013 1:28 pmLoading…
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…
Supreme Court: Arizona citizenship proof voting law illegal

Supreme Court: Arizona citizenship proof voting law illegal

PHOENIX — Arizona cannot demand proof of citizenship from individuals who use a federal voter registration form, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.

June 17, 2013 8:07 am Photos

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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…

Senate immigration bill may limit family visas

WASHINGTON — Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill may dramatically limit green cards for extended families of U.S. citizens, reserving them for immediate family members instead, a key lawmaker said Thursday.

March 14, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
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…
Napolitano: U.S.-Mexico border more secure than ever

Napolitano: U.S.-Mexico border more secure than ever

WASHINGTON — The Senate opened its first hearing on a comprehensive immigration overhaul Wednesday with a call from a committee chairman for swift action on a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants. Tensions quickly emerged as shouting protesters interrupted th…

February 13, 2013 12:33 pm Related Loading…

Supreme Court to review voter ID law in Arizona, other states

PHOENIX — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to consider how far Arizona — and other states — can go in requiring voters to prove citizenship when registering.

October 15, 2012 7:47 amLoading…

Fewer Mexican illegal immigrants in US now

WASHINGTON — The number of Mexican immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has dropped significantly for the first time in decades, a dramatic shift as many illegal workers, already in the U.S. and seeing few job opportunities, return to Mexico.

April 23, 2012 11:49 amLoading…

Outside group behind Phoenix immigration protest

PHOENIX — A group from outside Arizona is claiming responsibility for organizing this week’s west Phoenix protest that led to the closure of an intersection and the arrest of six illegal immigrants.

March 22, 2012 9:20 amLoading…

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