Taxpayers in metropolitan Phoenix are expected to pay out an estimated $21 million over the next year and a half for changes ordered in response to a court ruling that found an Arizona sheriff's office racially profiled Latinos in its regular traffic and immigration patrols.Read More »
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A Latino legal civil rights organization plans to file a counter suit against the state in its legal challenge to Maricopa County Community College District’s policy of granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants.Read More »
Lawyers for Sheriff Joe Arpaio will appeal a judge's October order that a court-appointed monitor oversee the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, among other things.Read More »
A National Park Service recommendation could bring federal designation to the building near downtown where farm labor leader César Chávez is said to have first uttered “Sí se puede.”Read More »
Joe Garcia looks at the latest Hispanic population estimates for Arizona and comes to a simple conclusion.
“It’s safe to say the face of Arizona is changing,” said Garcia, the director of the Latino Public Policy Center at Arizona State University.
America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff has been told to stay away from a national Latina conference when it comes to Phoenix.Read More »
Maricopa County is asking a judge to reconsider her decision not to dismiss the county from a lawsuit alleging that Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in its immigration patrols.Read More »
Groups out to boost voting by Latinos in Arizona are combining classic get-out-the-vote tactics with a push for casting early ballots.Read More »
The unmistakable scent of pepperoni pizza, the crackle of adolescent laughter and a buzz of excitement filled Wesley Bolin Plaza on the evening of Oct. 9, as a crowd of about 300 young Hispanic volunteers congratulated one another and shared the personal stories that brought them there.Read More »
Registered Latino voters in Arizona are more concerned about immigration policy than the economy and far more likely to vote for President Barack Obama, a poll released Tuesday suggests.Read More »