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Black Lives Matter event draws thousands to UA; group says police presence broke agreement

The organization says it will no longer host events in collaboration with the university.

Arizona DACA recipients in limbo as Supreme Court decision draws near

The court could decide the future of the Obama-era policy at any time this month.

Students lead demonstration on UA campus against police brutality

Black community members spoke about experiencing racism and the need to enact long-term change .

Adiba Nelson asks “What will it take for America to understand the pain of Black women?”

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Preserving the hidden history of one of Tucson's oldest Black communities; SpaceX launches a new era in space travel; and - was Speedway Boulevard ever really the ugliest street in America?

Immigration advocates: Exposure to COVID-19 higher than reported in ICE detention

Tucson legal aid group says a third of their clients tested positive for the virus once released.

AZ Supreme Court: Warrants not needed to search phones of people on probation

The case is a result of sex charges filed against a man on probation in Pima County.

As Supreme Court nears decision, thousands of DACA recipients are on the COVID-19 front lines

The court could rule on the future of the Obama-era policy and some 650,000 current recipients in the coming weeks.

ICE data: Nearly half of detainees tested are positive for COVID-19

The agency has tested more than 1,000 detainees so far.

Advocates plead with Arizona to release vulnerable inmates amid COVID-19

A new predictive model shows nearly all of the almost 42,000 incarcerated people in Arizona will contract the virus.

“'Rona needs to stay away!”: How a single mother stays resilient.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free meals for our community; and an interview with César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, author of "Migrating to Prison: America's Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants".

Eloy car rally calls for ICE detainee releases during COVID-19 pandemic

At least five detainees in custody in Arizona have tested positive for the virus.

Lawsuits challenging border wall funding can move forward, judge rules

A U.S. District Court judge last week ruled two lawsuits brought by environmental groups will be allowed to continue.

Immigration attorneys, turned away without protective gear, call for detention center closures

Arizona attorneys say they can't find protective equipment required to visit clients, putting their cases in danger.

More demands to close immigration courts as judge tests positive for COVID-19

Immigration lawyers, judges and prosecutors sent a joint message to the Department of Justice to close the courts.

Judges ask DOJ to reconsider hearings in high-traffic immigration courts amid coronavirus outbreak

Judges and attorneys working in immigration courts say they need federal support to protect their clients and the public.

Supreme Court vacates ruling in Nogales cross-border shooting

The high court’s order followed its 5-4 ruling last week in a nearly identical case from Texas.

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