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Feb 22, 2023

Prosecutor: Arizona border rancher shot unarmed men, 1 died

The prosecutor in the first-degree murder case against an Arizona rancher accused of killing a Mexican man on his land last month alleged during a court hearing Wednesday that the rancher opened fire that day on a group of about eight unarmed people outside his home.

In this Oct. 5, 2015 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. The court’s June 21 ruling allows states to enforce laws requiring many out-of-state businesses to collect taxes on sales made to local residents. PHOTO BY CAROLYN KASTER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Dec 26, 2019

State asks U.S. Supreme Court to overrule state high court

Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants the U.S. Supreme Court to deny a new trial to a man who says bad legal advice he got in a criminal case resulted in his deportation.

Nov 12, 2019

McSally: Veteran deportations should be reviewed individually

The state's Republican U.S. senator said Monday that immigration officials need to examine situations before veterans who are in this country illegally are deported.

Jul 16, 2019

State Supreme Court gives deported man second chance at trial

In a unanimous ruling Tuesday, the justices said that Hector Sebastion Nuñez-Diaz never would have entered into a plea deal on a drug charge had he been informed it would result in his automatic removal from this country.

New citizens state the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America at the Naturalization Ceremony in Tucson on November 17, 2017. (Photo by Deborah Lee/Arizona Sonora News)
Dec 11, 2017

More green card holders seek citizenship with Trump in office

Nervous green card holders are seeking citizenship in greater numbers because of concerns that the Trump Administration’s new immigration policies could send them out of the country.

May 31, 2017

Justices side with Mexican immigrant in deportation case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with a Mexican immigrant who faced deportation after he was convicted of having consensual sex with his underage girlfriend.

Feb 13, 2017

Deportation returns Arizona to the center of the national immigration debate

Still reeling from the aftershocks of Arizona’s 2010 anti-immigration law, local and national Democratic politicians are struggling to figure out what Trump’s deportation policy will mean to local communities.

Nov 16, 2016

Does election shift DREAMers to mass deportation? AZ immigrants fear future

Arizona immigrants at a prayer vigil said they fear President-elect Donald Trump will follow through on his pledge to deport millions of Muslim and Mexican immigrants.

Aug 4, 2016

Americans must demand reasonable immigration reform

We have a choice to make. We can go down the road of throwing support to those who want to send 11 million people home, or we could embrace the situation we helped create and find innovative, constructive solutions that will address the serious problems of illegal immigration and today’s skills gap in our work force. Reasonable reform will benefit us all. It is time to show the political will to[...]

May 10, 2016

Punjab to Peoria: Arizona had most Indian deportation cases in 2015

Arizona leads the nation in the number of deportation hearings for immigrants from India.

Mar 10, 2016

Montenegro recommends pardon for immigrant deported after drug crimes

The Board of Executive Clemency and an immigration hawk state representative are asking for the state to pardon a man living in the country illegally after being deported for drug-related crimes.

Dec 22, 2015

US formally announces recent deportation figures

The Obama administration formally disclosed Tuesday that it deported the fewest immigrants since 2006.