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Arizona helped deport thousands without new law

Without the benefit of their state's strict new immigration law, officers from a single Arizona county helped deport more than 26,000 immigrants from the U.S. through a federal-local partnership program that has been roundly criticized as fraught with problems.

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Civil rights hearing concludes with no ruling

A judge has concluded the first of two hearings today on whether Arizona's new immigration law should take effect next week amid a flurry of legal challenges against the crackdown. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton did not rule at the end of a morning hearing on one of seven lawsuits filed against Arizona over a law that has reignited the national immigration debate.

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Feds to file lawsuit over Arizona immigration law

The U.S. Justice Department is filing a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona’s new law targeting illegal immigrants, setting the stage for a clash between the federal government and state over the nation’s toughest immigration crackdown. The planned lawsuit was ...

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