PHOENIX — A detective for Arizona’s state police force has resigned following the discovery that she was living in the country illegally after being brought to the U.S. from Mexico by her family at a young age, the agency said Wednesday.
DOUGLAS — Separated by steel bars that divide Agua Prieta and Douglas, participants in a cross-border posada Tuesday recalled Joseph and Mary’s journey in search for lodging — and the journey of all the migrant families.
Last month in San Francisco, President Obama called on Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform. His speech was novel in many respects: The president used the backdrop of a community center in Chinatown to remind voters that immigrants are racially diverse. Also, for the first time…
The band Buknas de Culiacan has made its mark with narcocorridos, ballads glorifying drug kingpins.
Southern Arizonans joined the National Fast for Families to call for immigration reform and send a message to Congress that the country cannot wait any longer.
WASHINGTON — Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill, a fresh signal from the Republican leadership that the issue is dead for the year.
Recent community protests and last month’s 9th U.S. Circuit Court ruling striking additional sections of SB 1070 have brought Arizona’s infamous “papers, please” law back into the public spotlight. How we address this issue affects the security of our city and future opportunities for Tucson…
Immigration reform efforts are reaching a critical time as we near the end of 2013 and with the turn of the calendar a congressional midterm election year is looming.
Editor’s note: On his first day of a monthlong fellowship in Tucson, Kenyan journalist Patrick Nzioka attended Friday’s Operation Streamline protest, during which people chained themselves to a bus to prevent detainees from being sentenced and deported for being in the U.S. illegally. Below …
A protest today by immigration rights activists continued in Tucson for more than four hours, prompting the federal court to shutdown a deportation process known as Operation Streamline for the day.
Dozens of protesters tried to use their bodies as shields to prevent the detention of three suspected illegal immigrants stopped in front of Southside Presbyterian Church Tuesday night.
Rep. Raúl Grijalva, a Democrat from Arizona, was arrested today along with fellow congressmen and activists for blocking the street in front of the U.S. Capitol in a statement of support for immigration reform.
Abdiel Gonzalez has always liked history.
Faith communities across the nation are relying on marches, books and multistate radio ad campaigns to launch bigger and bolder efforts to push for comprehensive immigration legislation this year.
Courts in the Southwest are pushed to their limits to handle all the immigration cases that come their way now — and that could get a lot worse with plans to add Border Patrol agents as part of immigration reform.
A homeowner grabbed his handgun when he heard noises at about 1 a.m. coming from downstairs at his house in a Cochise County farming community, about 10 miles south of Willcox.
Seven of the nine young adults who turned themselves in at the Morley Gate in Nogales two weeks ago will have their asylum cases heard before an immigration judge, their attorney said Monday.
PHOENIX - Gay Arizonans who legally wed foreigners in other states will be able to use their status to gain a visa and a path to citizenship for their spouses living here, even though Arizona won't recognize their union.
Arizona representatives have joined colleagues in the House in a letter sent to President Obama asking him to use his discretion to allow the "Dream 9" to stay in the country.
Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, these nine Dreamers participated in a prayer circle in a restaurant. The nine were detained and eventually released.