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2 years in, Dreamers still waiting for reform

2 years in, Dreamers still waiting for reform

Stalled immigration reform has limited opportunities.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Border agents: Mexican law-enforcement helicopter fires in Arizona

Border agents: Mexican law-enforcement helicopter fires in Arizona

Mexican officials deny the allegation.

June 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Border agents: Shots fired into Arizona from Mexican helicopter

Border agents: Shots fired into Arizona from Mexican helicopter

The shooting occurred on the Tohono O'odham Indian Nation

June 27, 2014 10:04 amLoading…
DHS chief: No free pass for immigrant children

DHS chief: No free pass for immigrant children

Government continues to wrestle with influx of children crossing border alone.

June 25, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Border is backdrop for youth photo camp

Border is backdrop for youth photo camp

A group of 23 youths, ages 12 to 18, spent the week at a National Geographic photo camp in Arivaca, documenting life along the U.S.-Mexico border.

June 21, 2014 3:00 am Photos

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Illegal immigrant sheltered at church gets deportation stay

Illegal immigrant sheltered at church gets deportation stay

An undocumented immigrant who has been living in sanctuary with his wife and son at Southside Presbyterian Church since May 13 has received a stay in his deportation case.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Brewer letter to Obama: Don’t release immigrants at crowded Arizona bus stations

Brewer letter to Obama: Don’t release immigrants at crowded Arizona bus stations

Gov. Jan Brewer urged President Obama Monday to end the policy that resulted in the release of hundreds of immigrants to bus stations in Tucson and Phoenix last week.

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With grief and hope, trekkers end 75-mile Migrant Walk in Tucson

With grief and hope, trekkers end 75-mile Migrant Walk in Tucson

Supporters cheered and took pictures as the group of more than 50 participants in the Migrant Trail Walk filed into Kennedy Park Sunday morning, but the mood among the walkers was somber.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Border crosser surge in Texas crowds Tucson bus station

Border crosser surge in Texas crowds Tucson bus station

The Department of Homeland Security dropped off close to 200 immigrants — mostly women and children — at the Tucson Greyhound station this week, leaving them to find their own way to cities across the country to report to immigration offices there.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Border crosser surge in Texas crowds Tucson bus station

Border crosser surge in Texas crowds Tucson bus station

More than 100 people, mostly women and children, were left to their own devices at the Tucson Greyhound station over the last two days after Department of Homeland Security officials released them on their own recognizance.

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Tucson attorney Marquez named judge to US District Court for Arizona

Tucson attorney Marquez named judge to US District Court for Arizona

Tucson attorney Rosemary Marquez was appointed a federal judge for Arizona Thursday, nearly three years after she was nominated for the post.

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Huckelberry, urging no bonds for 12th Ave., angers south side

Huckelberry, urging no bonds for 12th Ave., angers south side

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry has riled south-side officials and business owners by recommending that a project to spruce up a dilapidated Latino commercial district be left off the 2015 Pima County bond ballot.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson church ready to offer immigrant family sanctuary today

Tucson church ready to offer immigrant family sanctuary today

Daniel Neyoy Ruiz might not be fleeing the wars in Central America that led many to the doors of Southside Presbyterian Church more than 30 years ago — but to his family, the situation is no less desperate.

May 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New in town

A sampling of companies that have set up shop in the region over the last year.

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Jobs outlook

Projected Arizona employment

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Home on east side is a refuge for dolls

Home on east side is a refuge for dolls

"It made me feel like I was doing a good deed, rescuing these dolls that probably would have been thrown out," says Arlene Barth, above.

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Home on east side is a refuge for dolls

Home on east side is a refuge for dolls

At Arlene Barth's place it's not unusual to see Jacqueline Kennedy sharing a smile with Princess Diana, to spot Shirley Temple watched over by G.I. Joe or to find Barbie at a Blues Brothers concert.

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Nopalitos offer a tasty intro to our desert foods

Nopalitos offer a tasty intro to our desert foods

They're definitely an acquired taste.

May 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Apartment fire destroys five units, displacing 6

Apartment fire destroys five units, displacing 6

An early-morning fire on Tuesday destroyed five units in a south-side apartment building, displacing six residents.

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Horne: 18 in copper theft ring indicted

Horne: 18 in copper theft ring indicted

Eighteen people are facing charges in a multimillion-dollar copper theft ring involving Asarco employees, state law-enforcement officials said Tuesday.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am
Arizona Asarco employees implicated in copper theft ring

Arizona Asarco employees implicated in copper theft ring

Eighteen people are charged in a multi-million dollar copper theft ring involving Asarco employees.

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Fire guts apartments on Tucson’s south side

Fire guts apartments on Tucson’s south side

An early morning fire destroyed five units in a southside apartment building, displacing 6 residents.

April 30, 2013 10:19 am

PBS program tonight traces search for migrant

A new documentary premiering today on PBS is one of the latest efforts to shed light on an issue that has claimed the lives of almost 2,000 migrants in the last decade.

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Neighborhood Briefs

Master Gardeners to hold Spring Plant Sale Saturday

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