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ACLU seeks to block Arizona effort on SB 1070 provision

ACLU seeks to block Arizona effort on SB 1070 provision

PHOENIX — Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court today to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring those not in the country legally.

March 10, 2014 12:01 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.

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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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Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, these nine Dreamers participated in a prayer circle in a restaurant. The nine were detained and eventually released.

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Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, Sonora, nine "Dreamers" participate in a prayer circle in a restaurant near the port. The nine were detained in their attempt.

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Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

As long as the focus on immigration reform continues to be on border security, the frustration level about deportations will continue to grow, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva says.

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Some see 'border surge' as too costly

Some see 'border surge' as too costly

Technology is a major component in securing the border, but spending billions more on equipment and manpower under the Senate immigration bill has some asking whether it's too expensive.

June 28, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Some see 'border surge' as too costly

Some see 'border surge' as too costly

The U.S. Custom and Border Protection’s Joint Intelligence Operations Center at the Joint Field Command Building, Tucson Sector Headquarters, 2430 S. Swan Road. The "border surge" would add 20,000 patrol agents.

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Local activists gather to oppose 'border surge'

Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake might have won some additional support from fellow Republicans for the immigration reform bill, but in the process they lost immigrant-advocate groups that say they can't stand behind the "border surge" amendment approved Monday.

June 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson border activists oppose ‘border surge’ amendment

A coalition of local organizations gathered today at El Tiradito shrine near downtown Tucson to oppose the “border surge” amendment to the Senate immigration bill that will essentially double the number of Border Patrol agents and add fencing along the border before allowing people to adjust…

June 24, 2013 12:59 pmLoading…

Black leaders in Tucson voice immigration-reform support

Black leaders in Tucson called for comprehensive immigration reform that's humane during a news conference Thursday.

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Senate panel OKs fingerprinting of outgoing immigrants at major airports

WASHINGTON — Every immigrant leaving the United States through one of the 30 biggest airports would have to be fingerprinted by federal authorities under an immigration-reform measure that won early committee approval in the Senate on Monday.

May 20, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…

House immigration group reaches a deal

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of House members announced a deal Thursday on sweeping immigration legislation, a breakthrough that could boost chances for one of President Obama’s top second-term priorities.

May 16, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

How immigration bill would affect Arizona and Tucson Sector

Senators introduced Tuesday night a long-awaited immigration bill that seeks to reform what many from both sides of the debate call a broken system.

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Senate group wraps up work on immigration bill

WASHINGTON — Democratic and Republican negotiators have reached agreement on all the major elements of sweeping legislation to remake the nation’s immigration laws and expect to unveil the bill next week, lawmakers said Thursday.

April 11, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

Key senator urges immigration negotiators to act faster

WASHINGTON — A key Senate committee chairman on Wednesday chided bipartisan negotiators working on an immigration bill, saying their progress is too slow and the delay is setting back action on reform.

March 20, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…
US Sen. Rand Paul endorses immigrant path to citizenship

US Sen. Rand Paul endorses immigrant path to citizenship

WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is endorsing a path to citizenship for the nation’s illegal immigrants, a significant move for a favorite of tea party Republicans who are often seen as hostile to such an approach.

March 18, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…

Ex-AG calls for specifics on securing the border

Lawmakers need to move from generalizations to specifics in defining what a secured border must look like, Arizona's former attorney general said.

February 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Framework for immigration overhaul receives mixed reaction

A group of eight Democratic and Republican senators - including Arizona's John McCain and Jeff Flake - released a framework for comprehensive immigration reform Monday. The plan, described in four pages, includes tighter border security, an employment verification system, a path to legal sta…

January 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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