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Border Patrol agents rescue 17 migrants from Arizona bombing range, including 9 kids

Yuma-area Border Patrol agents rescued 17 people from a remote part of the Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range in Southern Arizona on Monday night, authorities said. ... Read more»

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Border Roundup: Feds challenge SB 1070, shootout in Sonora

In national immigration news, the federal government filed a lawsuit against SB 1070, causing mixed reactions in Arizona. South of the border, the gunfight that left 21 people dead in northern Sonora was the result of a feud between drug gangs. ... Read more»3

Analysis

Britain's low-key attitude on terrorism

Opinion: Mass murders are significant events and their anniversaries are usually a time for reflection and public commemoration. But Wednesday's anniversary of the 7/7 suicide bombings is being marked, well, it's being marked by nothing.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Arizona’s SB 1070 isn’t racist... is it?

Guest opinion: The marching song of the backers of Arizona’s new immigration law SB 1070 includes an oft-repeated verse that this law has nothing to do with race. ... Read more»8

Feds sue Arizona over SB 1070

Updated with reactions & legal background: Saying SB 1070 "attempts to second guess federal policies," the Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of Arizona's new anti-illegal immigration law. Read the brief.... Read more»4

Same as the old boss: Meet the new mayor of Juárez

Cuidad Juárez's mayoral election has Texas' economic leaders intrigued. For residents in the city plagued by cartel violence, little change is expected, and many brace for continued bloodshed.... Read more»

Triano's ex-wife returned to Tucson, faces murder charges

The ex-wife of businessman Gary Triano, who was killed in a 1996 bombing of his car, was returned to Tucson on Friday.... Read more»

Border Roundup: Obama weighs in on immigration reform

A date was set for a federal judge to hear arguments on SB 1070 and Pres. Obama gave a speech in favor of comprehensive immigration reform. In Arizona, a training video was released for police officers on how to enforce SB 1070. ... Read more»

Police training: Racial profiling not allowed under SB 1070

Police should not use race when deciding to ask about immigration status under SB 1070, training material released Thursday says. Tucson's police chief says the law will be a "drain on resources" and that he's "absolutely certain that we are going to be accused of racial profiling."... Read more»1

ACLU issues travel warning for Arizona

It's usually the State Department that issues travel advisories, warning Americans about traveling in dangerous foreign lands like Afghanistan or, say, Mexico. But Wednesday, the ACLU began issuing travel advisories warning about trips to Arizona, citing SB 1070.... Read more»4

Border Roundup: Immigration the 'story behind the story'

Immigration is often the story behind the story of international events. • The federal government and the state of Arizona seem headed for a showdown over border security and immigration reform. • Tension continues to rise over the shooting of a Mexican boy at the border in El Paso. ... Read more»

Kagan hearing live stream

Watch a live stream of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Elena Kagen.... Read more»

Russian spy ring more comic book than John le Carre

From afar, it looks like the spy scandal of the decade — 11 alleged Russian agents busted by the FBI on suspicion of infiltrating American society to feed policy secrets back to their spymasters in Moscow. Yet a closer look at the FBI’s investigation shows a sloppy operation that appears to have gathered little solid information.... Read more»

'Murderbilia': Should collecting crime memorabilia be illegal?

Ted Bundy’s fried hair. Sperm from college campus shooter Wayne Lo. Dirt from the crawl space where John Wayne Gacy stored 26 bodies. All are collectors’ items in the macabre world of murderabilia. The more notorious the killer, the bigger the price tag.... Read more»

Analysis

Massive border enforcement falls short

Opinion: "Enforcement only" is a failed strategy. Congress cannot restore law and order in the immigration system until it enacts broad reforms that also deal with the 11 million undocumented immigrants that reside in the United States today.... Read more»

The need for comprehensive immigration reform

Opinion/analysis: The Center for American Progress believes that strong border enforcement and tough worksite enforcement on law-breaking employers are fundamental components of a rational immigration system. That does not mean, however, that we endorse all of the enforcement tactics that have been adopted over the past five years.... Read more»

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