Brewer urges court to let her keep license policy
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s lawyers are urging an appeals court to let her continue with a policy that denies driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.
McCain says immigration reform will create jobs
Sen. John McCain is trying to convince Arizona business leaders to support immigration reform by touting its impact on the state’s economy.
Feds build Arizona rental housing for border agents
The federal government spent an average of more than $600,000 to build each of 21 new homes constructed for Customs and Border Protection personnel to live in a remote Arizona town in a region rife with drug smuggling and illegal border crossings.
Donations for Arizona border security sit in treasury
The Arizona Legislature’s border security advisory committee is working on a plan on how to use $275,000 in contributions it has gathered.
Ministers from Arizona, other states, lobby for immigration reform
The Rev. Eve Nunez cried Thursday as she told a Capitol Hill audience that “it hurts to be a pastor” in Arizona, where ministers often have to help families that have been separated by deportation.
Immigrants bring fight to White House, demand end to deportations
Katherine Figueroa was 9 and watching television reports of a workplace raid in Phoenix when she saw video of her parents being hauled away by sheriff’s deputies.
Immigration activists detained while trying to enter US
U.S. authorities have detained eight activists who asked to be allowed to re-enter the United States from Mexico on humanitarian grounds in a protest against American immigration policies.
Court asked to overturn immigrant license policy
Immigrant rights advocates urged a federal appeals court on Monday to halt Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy, arguing that Arizona’s policy is unconstitutional because it’s trumped by federal law.
Immigration bill faces uncertain future in House
WASHINGTON — The immigration debate is shifting to the Republican-led House, where lawmakers have shown little appetite for the large-scale, comprehensive approach their Senate colleagues embraced last week.
House lawmakers grill Border Patrol, as Senate passes immigration bill
A House subcommittee grilled Customs and Border Patrol agents Thursday over Southwest border security, charging that agents cannot identify which areas of the border are most dangerous.
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