Brewer ‘appalled’ by illegal immigrant release
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer says she’s appalled to hear that the Department of Homeland Security has begun releasing hundreds of illegal immigrants from custody.
What does a ‘secure’ border look like?
Once, the barren mesas and shrub-covered canyons that extend east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted to waiting cars or a trolley stop in San Diego, passing border agents who were too busy herding others to give pause.
Arizona Democrats again seek to repeal SB1070
As national leaders rev up the debate on border security and immigration reform, Arizona Democrats are fighting a losing battle in the Legislature to reopen the discussion on how this border state treats illegal immigrants.
McCain defends immigration plan to angry residents
Sen. John McCain is defending his proposed immigration overhaul to angry residents in suburban Arizona.
Arizona politicians launch federal immigration reform road tours
John McCain, Janet Napolitano, Ron Barber and Kyrsten Sinema are all bringing to their ideas on comprehensive immigration reform to Arizonans this week.
Homeland Security secretary to visit Arizona border
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be in southern Arizona this week to see security operations at the border.
Montgomery: I’m not targeting immigrants
Maricopa County’s top attorney says an aggressive prosecution tool that can leave illegal immigrants stranded in jail for months before the cases go to trial has helped reduce Arizona’s record identity theft issues.
Arizona governor: Border residents don’t feel safe
The border with Mexico won’t be secure until the people living near there feel safe from drug and human trafficking, said Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Tuesday after touring the region just hours before President Barack Obama championed his immigration plan in the State of the Union address.
Jan Brewer: Decision denying licenses stands
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she won’t change her mind and allow illegal immigrants granted legal status by President Barack Obama get driver’s licenses.
Few Arizonans applying for deferred deportation program
Only 14,069 of the estimated 80,000 Arizonans eligible for deferred deportation had applied for the federal program through its first six months, a rate much lower than the nation as a whole.
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