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.
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.
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.
Horne sues community colleges over illegal immigrant tuition
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a court to end Maricopa County Community College District’s practice of offering in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
Arpaio’s lawyers appeal racial-profiling ruling
Attorneys for an Arizona sheriff are appealing a federal judge’s ruling that the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office racially profiled Latinos in its immigration enforcement.
Senate immigration bill boosted by border deal
Supporters of bipartisan immigration legislation smoothed the way Friday for likely Senate passage of their handiwork, overcoming last-minute disagreements at the bill’s controversial core and tacking on other items certain to build support.
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