Border and Immigration

Arizona Signs onto Challenge of Obama's Immigration Policy

Dec 4, 2014 Brewer authorizes state joining lawsuit seeking to have president's executive actions declared unconstitutional.

Border Patrol Wants to Recruit More Women

Dec 4, 2014 One reason is increasing number of female migrants apprehended; currently make up only 5% of agents.

Poll: Most Latinos Support Obama's Immigration Actions

Dec 1, 2014 Fixing system is a non-partisan issue for many Hispanic voters.

Sonoran Strange: Our Captivating and Complicated Community

Nov 27, 2014 Tucson poet, artist and performer Logan Phillips releases new book inspired by the region.

Some Undocumented Farmworkers Could Benefit from Obama's Immigration Changes

Nov 26, 2014 Although executive action doesn't address them directly, many have children who are US citizens.

Grijalva: Congress Should Take Immigration Reform Further

Nov 25, 2014 Chairman of liberal caucus says Obama executive actions prodding lawmakers into more changes.

Mexican Consulate Flooded with Calls Since Obama’s Immigration Changes

Nov 24, 2014 Officials set up hotline and mobile app to help prevent scams, provide correct information.

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Challenge of Driver's License Ban

Nov 24, 2014 Gov. Brewer had requested court to reconsider ruling striking down Arizona policy denying privileges to 'Dreamers.'

AZ WEEK: 'Obama's Immigration News Good Economically, Bad Politically'

Nov 21, 2014 Local policy, law experts weigh in on president's executive orders deferring deportation for millions of undocumented migrants in US.

Obama Deportation Deferral May Affect 135,000 in Arizona

Nov 21, 2014 Immigration plan's impact in state also could include visas for high-skilled workers, tightened border security.

Arizonans in Turn Lambaste, Laud Obama Over Immigration

Nov 20, 2014 Brewer: 'a tyrannical king that is above the law;' Barber: 'disappointed Congress has brought us to this point.'

Tucson Program Hopes to Break Language Barriers, Help Immigrants Thrive

Nov 20, 2014 Literacy Connects' English Acquisition for Adults has been around for decades helping people transition into a new life on American soil.

Border Patrol Agent Who Shot Mexican Teen Identified

Nov 13, 2014 Federal court rules against request to not release name of person involved in 2012 fatal shooting.

Group: Border Patrol Violated Human Rights of Immigrants in Detention

Oct 29, 2014 New report says Central American women, children in Tucson were kept in unsanitary conditions.

Appeals Court Strikes Down Law Denying Bail to Some Illegal Immigrants

Oct 15, 2014 9th Circuit says legislation violates due-process rights; targeted undocumented people charged with felonies.

Immigration Talk Shifting Focus This Election Cycle

Oct 1, 2014 Migrant children, sanctuary movement highlight human side of issue.

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