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Ruling regarding licenses for 'dreamers' still on hold

Ruling regarding licenses for 'dreamers' still on hold

Lack of Supreme Court action would require state to issue licenses.

December 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ruling brings Arizona 'dreamers' closer to driver's licenses

Ruling brings Arizona 'dreamers' closer to driver's licenses

The state has continued to refuse to issue licenses to people in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

December 09, 2014 12:11 pmLoading…
Arpaio sues over Obama's immigration effort

Arpaio sues over Obama's immigration effort

The lawsuit was filed before President Obama finished his speech.

November 21, 2014 1:20 pmLoading…
Mailer attempts to 'terrify' Democrats about Barber

Mailer attempts to 'terrify' Democrats about Barber

Election-time news and gossip in the Old Pueblo.

November 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Feds: Arizona lacks authority to ban licenses for Dreamers

Feds: Arizona lacks authority to ban licenses for Dreamers

Gov. Jan Brewer has directed the state not to give driver's licenses to those in the deferred action program.

September 30, 2014 3:04 pmLoading…

White House: Eric Holder resigning as attorney general

President Barack Obama planned to announce Holder's departure later Thursday.

September 25, 2014 9:14 amLoading…
Grijalva asks Obama to meet with illegal immigrants

Grijalva asks Obama to meet with illegal immigrants

Grijalva said deporting working parents shouldn't be a high priority.

September 19, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Stay of deportation denied for sanctuary seeker

Stay of deportation denied for sanctuary seeker

Family has been at Southside Presbyterian Church since Aug. 7.

August 19, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Undocumented students could help relieve the primary care physician shortage, the study says.

August 05, 2014 3:00 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…
Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."

July 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
US to open new centers to house Central Americans

US to open new centers to house Central Americans

Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Horne threatens to sue feds over immigration transfers

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

June 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Senate panel gives $2B for child immigrants

WASHINGTON — A Senate appropriations panel has approved giving the Obama administration $2 billion it requested to handle the influx of immigrant children caught trying to cross the Mexico border alone. The Obama administration last month asked the Senate panel to give the Health and Human …

June 10, 2014 12:55 pmLoading…

Concern grows over abuse, living conditions of children bused to Arizona for deportation

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

June 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Feds drop challenge to SB 1070's 'papers, please' provision

PHOENIX — The Obama administration officially dropped its challenge Monday to the controversial “papers, please” provision of SB 1070.

June 09, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

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…
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…
Judge: Brewer OK to try to block lower tuition for "dreamers"

Judge: Brewer OK to try to block lower tuition for "dreamers"

PHOENIX — A judge has given Gov. Jan Brewer the go-ahead to try to block policies that allow “dreamers” to pay lower tuition at community colleges.

May 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pay-gap controversy fuels scrap after article by Barber

Pay-gap controversy fuels scrap after article by Barber

A fight over how much women are paid compared to their male counterparts has reached a fever pitch in the Congressional District 2 race.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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