The promised string of legal challenges to how law-enforcement agencies are applying Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070, is under way.
A legal claim filed today says the Tucson Police Department acted improperly in a traffic stop last fall that drew dozens of protestors.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court today to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring those not in the country legally.
PHOENIX — Saying they were protecting the legislative process, the House and Senate voted along party lines Thursday to hire a lawyer to help them fight subpoenas over the state’s controversial 2010 immigration law.
PHOENIX — A state lawmaker is crafting a fix — one he hopes is legal — to the statewide ban on begging that was struck down last year as unconstitutional.
The ACLU of Arizona was to file a complaint today to the Department of Homeland Security requesting an investigation of what it calls unlawful roving patrol stops by Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona.
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Thursday threw out a challenge to a 2011 Arizona law banning abortion based on the race or sex of the child.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for the state are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to give Arizona, and every other state, more authority to restrict abortions.
PHOENIX — Arizona will stop issuing driver’s licenses to some domestic-violence victims and others who are in the country illegally — and remain with the permission of the federal government — rather than provide licenses to “dreamers.”
PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, a coalition of civil-rights groups is taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.
PHOENIX - The state has hired a former immigration official as an expert in its bid to deny driver's licenses to thousands of Arizona "dreamers" eligible for a deferred-action program.
As the U.S. Senate debates immigration reform, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Wednesday that it has designated two full-time attorneys to litigate civil- and human-rights cases along the Mexican border.
PHOENIX - A federal judge has blocked illegal immigrants in the new "deferred action" program from arguing in court that they are being "irreparably harmed" by the refusal of Gov. Jan Brewer to let them have Arizona driver's licenses.
PHOENIX - Calling the governor's actions illegal, civil-rights groups filed suit Thursday to overturn an order by Gov. Jan Brewer denying Arizona driver's licenses to illegal immigrants who qualify for the federal government's "deferred action" program.
"Our oppressors will not give us our freedom willingly," says Dulce Matuz, president of the Arizona Dream Act Coalition.
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Taidé Elena, abuela de José Antonio Elena Rodríguez, lleva un retrato de su nieto José Antonio en una marcha frente al puerto de entrada a Estados Unidos en Nogales, Sonora. Aproximadamente 30 personas, entre familiares y amigos del joven muerto a manos de la Patrulla Fronteriza, participaro…
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SAN DIEGO — The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over restrictions on taking photos and recording video at ports of entry, saying the policy prohibits the public from documenting possible misconduct by authorities.
A public forum this evening will focus on prison issues by two Arizona groups who oppose the practice of solitary confinement.