Arizona undocumented immigrants arrested at White House protest
Three Arizonans were among seven undocumented immigrants who handcuffed themselves to the White House fence and were arrested Wednesday as part of a protest against continued deportations.
After brutal summer heat, border-crosser deaths up this year over 2012
Following brutal summer heat, deaths of border crossers in Pima County so far this year are up from 2012, the chief medical examiner said.
Bigger stakes, smaller crowds
As the national immigration debate rages, enthusiasm in Arizona fades.
Russell Pearce stood on the Senate lawn last Saturday, reciting the same anti-illegal immigration rhetoric that boosted him to national fame in 2010 with the passage of his SB1070. This time, the crowd around Pearce had become much smaller.
Education Secretary: ‘Dreamers’ need lower tuition
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says college needs to be more affordable for “dreamers,” who currently pay higher tuition rates than in-state students at Arizona’s three state universities.
McCain: Pathway to citizenship essential to immigration reform
Any immigration reform plan that makes it through Congress must include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants currently in the country, Sen. John McCain said during an immigration forum in Mesa today.
McCain, Flake to hold “immigration conversation”
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake are set to participate in an “immigration conversation” in Mesa sponsored by the Arizona Republic.
Arizona immigrant advocacy group launches forums
A Phoenix-based organization that is pushing for federal immigration reform is holding a series of forums around Arizona.
Homeland Security assumes control of border radar blimps
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has assumed control of radar blimps used to monitor the U.S.-Mexico border.
Rep. Smith ‘Not delusional’ 2 years later, still no progress on Arizona-built border fence
Rep. Steve Smith’s effort to put fencing and other security measures along Arizona’s border with Mexico has a new name, but little else has changed in the past two years.
Study: Vast majority of immigrants want to become citizens, few do
More than 93 percent of Hispanic immigrants who are in this country illegally say they want to apply for citizenship, but fewer than half of whose who can apply do so, according to research by the Pew Hispanic Center.
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