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WATCH: A Family Reunion Through The Fence

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 06.12.2013 | Latino Voices

For the past six years, thousands of miles have separated three Dreamers from their mothers who were deported. But recently, it was only a rusted stee...

New Border Apprehensions Figures Point To Pattern

The Arizona Republic | Bob Ortega | Posted 06.03.2013 | Latino Voices

For the first six months of this fiscal year, ending in March, Border Patrol apprehensions of undocumented migrants entering from Mexico climbed 13 pe...

Brewer: Federal Government 'Refuses' To Secure Arizona Border

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) believes the federal government is neglecting her state's needs for border security resources. Brewer, a longtime bord...

Jan Brewer Jabs Obama With April Fools' Day Joke

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) got in the April Fools' Day spirit on Monday, taking the opportunity to jab President Barack Obama over her longstanding i...

Brewer Quickly Backtracks On Support For Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

For a brief moment on Sunday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) appeared to back away from her firm position that border security must be addressed before c...

Arizona Mounts New Push To Fence Entire Southern Border

Posted 11.24.2011 | Politics

By AMANDA LEE MYERS and JACQUES BILLEAUD, The Associated Press PHOENIX -- Arizona is taking on immigration once again, with state lawmakers collect...

Arizona Launches $50 Million Border Wall Campaign, as Education and Health Care Falter

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Arizona's Tea Party-led legislature is launching a $50 million online fundraising campaign today to a build an additional border wall between Arizona and Mexico.

Dick Armey Has a New Book. It's More Like His Legal Defense.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

These days, money is not Armey's problem; his movement is. Arizona's anti-immigration law was struck down, Proposition 8 has been overturned, and another liberal woman is on the Supreme Court.

New Mexico Hosting Border Conference Arizona Canceled

AP | BARRY MASSEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico will host a meeting of U.S. and Mexican border governors, providing a new venue for a conference that was scrapped i...

Mexico's Drug War Heats Up Near Arizona Border

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ALTAR, Mexico — Very few residents dare to drive on one of the roads out of this watering-hole for migrants, fearing they will be stopped at gun...

Hey Arizona: What About the Chinese and the Russians?

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

For most of us, the state-sanctioned racial profiling bill in Arizona is shocking but intangible. For one young man, it is all too real. LuisCarlos Davis is a voice you've never heard, with stories that seem incomprehensible.

AZ Governor's Latest Boycott Solution: Rebranding

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

Jan Brewer has asked a newly formed task force to rebrand and reposition the state of Arizona, starting with a $250,000 marketing campaign.

The Accidental Outlaw: Volunteering at the US/Mexico Border

Emma Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Emma Fletcher

Part 3: The inevitability of being earnest (Click here to read Part 1 or Part 2) I went on patrol with Tonia and Kate the following day. Since there...

The Accidental Outlaw: Volunteering at the US/Mexico Border

Emma Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emma Fletcher

I can not explain how shockingly hot it is along the border. After lunch, we split into new groups and took another seven mile stroll in the crippling heat.

The Accidental Outlaw: Volunteering at the US/Mexico Border

Emma Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emma Fletcher

Not only had I apparently signed up to unintentionally protest against something I knew nothing about, I was also going to be marooned in the middle of the Arizona desert with a bunch of anarchists and hippies.

Arizona Man Arrested for "Trying to Save Lives"

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

Walt Staton of Tucson, Arizona could be sentenced to up to a year in prison and a $10,000 fine. His crime? Leaving water in the Sonoran Desert for illegal immigrants.