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Joe Arpaio Closing Controversial Immigration Squad

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known for crackdowns on people living in the country illegally is giving up his last major foothold in immigration...

Voting for Solutions, Standing Against Hate

Cristóbal Joshua Alex | Posted 12.09.2014 | Latino Voices
Cristóbal Joshua Alex

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of Prop. 187, and it also marks when the tide turned for Latinos in California.

Friday Talking Points -- Democrats' 'Middle Class Jumpstart' Agenda

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The biggest political event of the week (for Democrats, at any rate) was Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats rolling out a new campaign agenda -- the "Middle Class Jumpstart" -- in the tradition of Newt Gingrich's "Contract With America."

3 Steps To Easy Money From Illegal Immigration

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics
Shaahin Cheyene

In recent years the influx in children from Central America -- particularly Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador has increased beyond the governments ...

Arizona Protesters Clash Over Arrival Of Undocumented Children

AP | ASTRID GALVAN | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics

ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) — Protesters carrying "Return to Sender" and "Go home non-Yankees" signs faced off with immigrant rights activists Tuesday in a s...

Brewer Claims She Feels Immigrant Kids' Pain, Blames The White House

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

By Paul Ingram NOGALES, Arizona, June 25 (Reuters) - Arizona's Republican Governor Jan Brewer said on Wednesday that as a mother it br...

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Considering A Run For Governor Of Arizona

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Polarizing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a Republican, said Wednesday that he is considering a run for governor of Arizona. The Elect Sherif...

Gay Marriage in Arizona

Austin Head | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Austin Head

Until Arizona legalizes gay marriage and begins to enjoy the considerable business and cultural advancements that follow, the LGBT community will be taking puddle jumpers to Malibu to hand over their cash for the official license. Or, now, perhaps Santa Fe.

Arizona Refuses To Drop Lawuit Over In-State Tuition

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Activists clashed with Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne on Monday over his refusal to drop a state lawsuit against community colleges offering in-st...

State Expands Ban Denying Driver's Licenses

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

(Adds ban includes Liberian immigrants granted relief from deportation, paragraph 11) By Tim Gaynor PHOENIX, Sept 18 (R...

Thousands Go Missing In Arizona Borderlands

Upworthy | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

Are these deaths acceptable to us because they're "illegals"? There is a severe lack of interest, empathy, and outrage for these deaths, and there is ...

Breathing in Our Dead and the Spirit of Immigration Reform

Roberto Lovato | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Roberto Lovato

Two weeks after I visited Tucson, the smell in the freezer inspires the will to peace, the necessary will to end the war -- in this case, the war on immigrants.

Carolina Moreno

Mobile App Allows Users To Report Racial Profiling | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.19.2013 | Latino Voices

Critics of Arizona’s SB 1070 have found a new way of fighting the controversial law -- technology. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Unio...

Controversial Law Still Faces Several Problems

Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — The immigration debate in Arizona reached a boiling point in 2007 when the state passed a gro...

Judge Lets Controversial Brewer Policy Stand

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- A judge on Thursday refused to halt Gov. Jan Brewer's order that denies driver's licenses for young immigrants in Arizona who have gotten w...

Hardline GOP Stance May Threaten Republican Stronghold

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX — On the political map of the Southwest, Arizona stands out. Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico are independent-minded states that once le...

Court Asked To Block Portion Of Contentious Brewer Law

AP | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers for the federal government say a section of Arizona's 2010 immigration law that prohibits "harbor...

Arizona GOP's Message To Latinos

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 03.19.2013 | Latino Voices

After a few days of speeches at CPAC, one of the largest annual gatherings of conservatives, the Republican National Committee urged the party to embr...

Court Upholds Block On Controversial Brewer Measure

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

March 4 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday on the side of day laborers seeking work in Arizona, upholding an injunction that bars the ...

Joe Arpaio 'Would Love' To Take Immigrant Detainees

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff and outspoken immigration hawk Joe Arpaio said Immigration and Customs Enforcement is welcome to send over undocumente...

Brewer Calls For More Enforcement On Increasingly Safe Border

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 02.13.2013 | Latino Voices

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is once again calling for more border enforcement, despite data suggesting both violent crime and illegal immigration have dro...

Arizona's Latest Anti-Immigrant Law Proposed

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.07.2013 | Latino Voices

An Arizona politician wants to crack down on printing government documents in Spanish. State Rep. Steve Smith has filed legislation that would pro...

Arizona Bill Would Turn Hospitals Into Immigration Checkpoints... But Canadians Get A Pass

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.28.2013 | Latino Voices

An Arizona lawmaker wants to turn hospitals into immigration checkpoints -- but the law wouldn’t apply in the same way to Canadians or many European...

Deportations Drop Sharply In State Known For Massive Immigration Crackdown

Arizona Daily Star | Perla Trevizo | Posted 01.07.2013 | Latino Voices

When it comes to deportation, Arizona seems to be bucking the overall national trend. While the number of illegal immigrants deported continues to ...

Arizona's Anti-Immigration Law Has Cost The State Millions

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.02.2013 | Business

Taking a hard line on immigration is costing Arizona in ways lawmakers may not have considered. Several convention groups have boycotted Arizona be...