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Border counties could get a funding boost to help ID human remains

The Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act of 2018 would allow border counties to apply for federal grants to help identify bodies of undocumented immigrants.... Read more»

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Border & immigration

Many immigrants overstay visas after entering legally

While the term illegal immigrant often evokes images of people eluding authorities at the border, a large share of undocumented workers in the U.S. arrived with visas and stayed.... Read more»

Immigration SB1070

McCain's graduation speech draws protest

About 75 people protested Arizona's new immigration law in an Ohio town where John McCain gave the commencement address at Ohio Wesleyan University.... Read more»

Feds may sue Arizona over immigration law

Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday that the Justice Department is considering suing Arizona over its new immigration law.... Read more»1

Alliance for Community Media

Media conference joins boycott of Az

The Alliance for Community Media is seeking to move its 2011 conference from Tucson in response to SB 1070.... Read more»

Border & immigration

La Raza, other Hispanic groups boycott over Arizona's SB 1070

Several Hispanic groups have organized a boycott of Arizona because of the state's new immigration law.... Read more»2

UA feeling effect of Arizona's new immigration law

Passage of SB1070, the state law that requires local police to enforce federal immigration law, has not yet gone into effect but its reach is already being felt at the University of Arizona.... Read more»

Immigration SB1070

UA's Shelton says immigration law 'sends wrong message' about Arizona

University of Arizona President Robert Shelton said in a memo Thursday that Arizona's new illegal immigration law "sends all the wrong messages about our state."... Read more»1

Border crime

Analysis: Italian mafia brokering Mexican drug trade

Rather than distribute the drugs in the U.S. itself, as the Italian mafia of yore once did, the ‘ndrangheta has ceded these operations to Mexican cartels while focusing its efforts on shipping drugs from Latin America to West Africa.... Read more»

SB1070/HB2162

Dupnik says 'liberty in severe jeopardy' in WSJ op-ed

Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik continued to assail Arizona's controversial SB 1070 immigration law, penning an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.... Read more»

Border & immigration

Brewer, Barkley: Boycott one-on-one?

Former Suns star Charles Barkley and Gov. Jan Brewer might not make for a great matchup on the boards, but what about in the war of words? Barkley is calling for professional sports to boycott Arizona because of SB 1070. Brewer penned an op-ed for ESPN saying a boycott is "the wrong play." ... Read more»

Tucson, Flagstaff to sue over SB 1070

Tucson will mount a legal challenge to Arizona's controversial new immigration law, SB 1070, the City Council decided Tuesday.... Read more»2

Immigration SB1070

Sharpton to join Wednesday night immigration protest in Phoenix

The Rev. Al Sharpton will join actor Danny Glover, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and Hispanic leaders Wednesday to protest Arizona's new immigration law.... Read more»1

Bar association pressured to cancel Phoenix conference

The American Bar Association is being pressured to cancel its conference set for next week in Phoenix.... Read more»

Phoenix Suns basketball

Immigration law sparks 'Los Suns' jerseys

The Phoenix Suns will wear "Los Suns" on their jerseys for Wednesday's Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals to "honor our Latino community" after the passage of Arizona's controversial new immigration law.... Read more»

Immigration SB1070

Crime argument used on both sides of immigration debate

Supporters of Arizona's new immigration law say it's designed to reduce crime in the state, but opponents say just the opposite will occur.... Read more»

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