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Lawyer Worries Video Conference Hearings Could Cost Asylum-Seeking Client

The practice is intended to make a swamped system more efficient, but some question the impact on due process.

Arizona High Court Eyes Legality of Medical Pot Extracts

A prosecutor representing the state argues extracts and edibles were not intended to be included when voters first voted to legalize medical marijuana.

Asylum Seekers Waiting in Mexico Seek to Stay in US

Several asylum seekers have said they are afraid to return to Mexico while they wait for their next hearing.

Arizona Prosecutor Says Uber Not Criminally Liable in Deadly Crash

It's not known whether prosecutors are considering charges against the operator of the self-driving vehicle.

Arizona Chief Justice Bales Announces Retirement

The departure of the high court's only Democrat leaves Gov. Ducey with a fifth appointment to the court.

Feds: Arizona Smuggling Ring Used US Banks to Transfer $1M

Authorities say the operation allegedly moved thousands of migrants from Mexico and Central America to the United States.

Cochise County Creates New Legal Department

The county made the office to reduce conflicts of interest in cases.

Reports: UA Coach Miller to be Subpoenaed in Federal Corruption Trial

The Wildcats basketball coach refused comment on the possible subpoena at a Tuesday media event.

Charges Dropped Against 4 Migrant Aid Volunteers

The No More Deaths members will be fined but receive no jail time.

Mothers Take First Step Toward Lawsuit Over Family Separations

The women, who were separated from their children at the border, are seeking millions in damages from the U.S. government.

Lawmakers Look to Bolster Oversight of Care Facilities After Rape

The legislation would require certain facilities to apply for a license.

Former Governor of Sonora Released From Jail

Guillermo Padrés had been held in Mexico City since 2016 over charges of money laundering and organized crime.

Border Humanitarian Aid Workers See Upside to Federal Convictions

Nancy Montoya reports on the trial's outcome and the origins of the group No More Deaths.

Shutdown Bumps 80,000 Immigration Cases, Judge Says

A discussion with the president of the National Association of Immigration Judges.

VW Doles Out Last of Settlement Owed to Arizona Consumers

The checks, each worth $1,000, are part of a $40 million settlement reached in May 2018.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

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