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  • AZ immigration attorney debunks parody border checkpoint video

    AZ immigration attorney debunks parody border checkpoint video

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:59:25 GMT
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    As the weather warms up and people head for the coast, you'll encounter some checkpoints along the way.
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    As the weather warms up and people head for the coast, you'll encounter some checkpoints along the way.
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  • California holds far fewer for illegal immigration

    California holds far fewer for illegal immigration

    Fifteen sheriffs' departments surveyed by The Associated Press in California reported declines in the number of immigrants arrested by local law enforcement who were turned over to federal immigration...More >
    Fifteen sheriffs' departments surveyed by The Associated Press in California reported declines in the number of immigrants arrested by local law enforcement who were turned over to federal immigration authorities since...More >
  • UPDATE

    Protesters march in downtown Phoenix against SB 1070

    Protesters march in downtown Phoenix against SB 1070

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 2:00 PM EST2014-02-26 19:00:16 GMT
    Protesters plan to march on Monday in opposition to Arizona's landmark immigration bill, known as SB 1070. The law requires that police, while enforcing other laws, question the immigration status ofMore >
    The Puente Movement is protesting, claiming SB 1070 has resulted in more racial profiling and deportations that have separated families.More >
  • Arpaio to be interviewed in immigration case

    Arpaio to be interviewed in immigration case

    Thursday, February 20 2014 8:46 AM EST2014-02-20 13:46:31 GMT
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deposition will become part of a lawsuit filed by civil rights groups against the sheriffs and top prosecutors in Arizona's 15 counties.More >
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deposition will become part of a lawsuit filed by civil rights groups against the sheriffs and top prosecutors in Arizona's 15 counties.More >
  • UPDATE

    Civil rights case tests Arpaio's crime sweeps

    Civil rights case tests Arpaio's crime sweeps

    Thursday, February 13 2014 5:49 PM EST2014-02-13 22:49:14 GMT
    When the justices of the United States Supreme Court allowed Arizona to move forward with the portion of SB 1070 that allows police to demand proof of a suspect's citizenship, they did so with some caution. OnMore >
    A federal court judge is tasked with deciding whether Sheriff Joe Arpaio's crime suppression sweeps are constitutional.More >
  • Arpaio demands feds pay costs in profiling case

    Arpaio demands feds pay costs in profiling case

    Thursday, January 16 2014 8:04 PM EST2014-01-17 01:04:56 GMT
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe ArpaioMaricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
    An Arizona sheriff's office facing huge compliance costs from a court ruling that found the agency had racially profiled Latinos has demanded that the federal government fork over nearly $38 million. MaricopaMore >
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says in a letter Thursday to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that Washington is to blame for providing some of his deputies with faulty immigration enforcement training.More >
  • GOP lawmakers want to fight SB1070 subpoenas

    GOP lawmakers want to fight SB1070 subpoenas

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 8:32 PM EST2014-01-15 01:32:15 GMT
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    Republican leaders in the Arizona Legislature want taxpayers to pay for a legal fight against subpoenas seeking emails from nearly two dozen current and former lawmakers in a case stemming from a challengeMore >
    Republican leaders in the Arizona Legislature want taxpayers to pay for a legal fight against subpoenas seeking emails from nearly two dozen current and former lawmakers in a case stemming from a challenge to Arizona's anti-immigration law, SB1070.More >
  • Border Patrol to demonstrate new tunnel robots

    Border Patrol to demonstrate new tunnel robots

    Monday, January 13 2014 5:40 AM EST2014-01-13 10:40:23 GMT
    Border Patrol agents are using new robot technology to catch illegal activities inside tunnels at the Arizona-Mexico border. Agents in the Tucson sector will demonstrate on Tuesday how so-called "tunnelMore >
    Border Patrol agents are using new robot technology to catch illegal activities inside tunnels at the Arizona-Mexico border. Agents in the Tucson sector will demonstrate on Tuesday how so-called "tunnelMore >
  • AZ top 3 for immigration-related prosecutions

    AZ top 3 for immigration-related prosecutions

    Sunday, December 8 2013 9:23 AM EST2013-12-08 14:23:08 GMT
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    Arizona remains among the top three states in the nation for immigration-related prosecutions despite a drop in such prosecutions in the state. The Arizona Daily Star reports that half of all criminalMore >
    half of all criminal defendants and 97 percent of petty-offense defendants in the state's federal courts are prosecuted for immigration violations.More >
  • Arizona border fence plan stalled after 3 years

    Arizona border fence plan stalled after 3 years

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 10:09 PM EST2013-11-07 03:09:30 GMT
    A plan by Arizona lawmakers to build a mile of fencing along the border with Mexico using private money may be declared dead after more than three years.The Arizona Legislature's border security advisoryMore >
    A plan by Arizona lawmakers to build a mile of fencing along the border with Mexico using private money remains stalled three years after it was sanctioned by the Legislature.More >
  • Plaintiffs appealing AZ ruling on smuggling law

    Plaintiffs appealing AZ ruling on smuggling law

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 10:07 AM EST2013-11-06 15:07:53 GMT
    Both sides are now appealing a federal judge's ruling that Maricopa County's prosecution of people who arrange to be smuggled conflicts with federal law.The County Attorney's Office a week ago said itMore >
    Both sides are now appealing a federal judge's ruling that Maricopa County's prosecution of people who arrange to be smuggled conflicts with federal law.More >
  • UPDATE

    Arizona county appeals ruling on smuggling cases

    Arizona county appeals ruling on smuggling cases

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 8:35 AM EST2013-11-06 13:35:00 GMT
    The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is appealing a federal judge's ruling that it cannot charge immigrants with conspiracy if they arrange to be smuggled into the United States.A brief notice filed FridayMore >
    The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is appealing a federal judge's ruling that it cannot charge immigrants with conspiracy if they arrange to be smuggled into the United States.More >
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