Ducey hints slow-down at ports of entry temporary
Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday brushed aside concerns that a slowdown at border crossings into Arizona engineered by federal officials will affect visitors to Arizona – and supplies for a new auto manufacturing plant here.
Judge dismisses Arpaio’s criminal case, allows pardon to stand
A federal judge has upheld the validity of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's presidential pardon despite claims from critics that letting his clemency stand would encourage officials to disobey future court orders.
Joe Arpaio convicted of crime for ignoring judge’s order
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was convicted of a criminal charge Monday for refusing to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.
Gosar: Ban DREAMers in military; Grijalva: Bring deported vets back
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar introduced a bill Monday to bar certain immigrants from serving in the military, a move he said is needed to keep the Obama administration from “enlisting DACA aliens through a backdoor amnesty program.”
Johnson: Border more secure, but it’s not ‘mission accomplished’ time yet
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said April 24 that the number of people apprehended at the border is “down considerably” from 2014, a sign that investments in border security are paying off.
Young immigrants get Arizona driver’s licenses
They waited in line in the dark outside motor vehicle offices, cheered when the doors opened and celebrated again upon passing their driving tests. For many young immigrants in Arizona, Monday marked a landmark day as they were able to get driver's licenses for the first time.
Immigrants granted bail after latest court ruling
The cases before a Tucson judge on Wednesday seemed fairly routine: Two men charged with drug offenses asking him to grant them bail. What stood out, however, was that the two men had a right to a bail hearing in the first place.
Court gives immigrants in Arizona chance for bail
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for a wave of bail hearings for immigrants across Arizona. Hundreds of immigrants who have been denied bail under a strict Arizona law will now have the opportunity to be released.
Arizona leads states for rate of deferred-deportation applications
Arizona has the highest rate of deferred deportation applications in the nation, with two-thirds of the estimated 34,000 eligible immigrants in the state signing up, a new report says.
Report: White House didn’t OK immigrant releases
More than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 were released strictly for budget reasons by immigration agency officials who kept the homeland security secretary in the dark about the plan, according to a federal watchdog's report.
Court clears way for “dreamers” driver’s licenses, says Arizona policy motivated by animosity
Calling the state policy motivated by animosity, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ordered that "dreamers'' who the federal government allow to work in this country also be issued Arizona driver's licenses, at least for the time being.
Advocates press on, despite grim 2013 outlook for immigration reform
Immigration overhaul advocates said they will keep fighting, despite a House Republican leader’s comment last week that there is not enough time left on this year’s legislative calendar to act on the issue.