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Deferred action

'Dreamer' info promoted at Grijalva event

Five hundred "Dreamer Information" sheets were distributed Monday at Pueblo High's cafeteria to hundreds of young people interested in avoiding deportation by attaining "deferred action" status as undocumented immigrants.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

JC Scott: Tucson Hispanic Chamber guest hosts

Lea Marquez-Peterson, president of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, guest hosted, with Tucson businessman Edmund Marquez and Teresa Martinez, the state GOP's Latino outreach coordinator.... Read more»

PRI's Peña Nieto projected winner of Mexican election

After 12 years of rule under the conservative National Action Party, Mexicans on Sunday appeared to have elected a candidate from the Institutional Revolutionary Party to lead our southern neighbor. ... Read more»

DREAM Act

Forums to detail new immigration policies

In the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona's SB 1070 and the Obama administration's announcement that it won't deport many young illegal immigrants, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva will hold a series of meetings to detail the new immigration enforcement policies.... Read more»1

Enrique Peña Nieto wins Mexican presidential election

Enrique Peña Nieto has won the Mexican presidential election, the Federal Electoral Institute announced late Sunday night. Peña Nieto, of the center-left Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, which ruled Mexico for most of the 20th century, won more than 38 percent of the vote.... Read more»

Drug cartels grab a piece of knock-off market

Federal agents in El Paso are investigating the link between counterfeit and pirated merchandise and organized crime, specifically Mexican drug cartels. A knock-off Michael Kors handbag sold here can be connected to the bloodshed in Ciudad Juarez. (with videos)... Read more»2

Analysis

Why Mexico's election doesn't matter to Americans

The winner of Sunday's Mexican presidential election is unlikely to change course on U.S. trade and the drug war.... Read more»

Analysis

Mexico's hidden success story

The U.S. is overlooking a real economic and political success story in Mexico. Our southern neighbor is going through a transformation of historic dimensions, yet a large gap remains when it comes to U.S. public perceptions of Mexico.... Read more»

Az lawmakers split along party lines on Holder contempt vote

Arizona lawmakers split along party lines Thursday as the House voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in its probe of Operation Fast and Furious, the government’s botched “gun-walking” investigation in Phoenix.... Read more»1

Smart v. Stupid

New revelations point to a Darrell Issa conspiracy

On Fast and Furious, did Did Darrell Issa just make up the whole thing? Bombshell reporting in Fortune Magazine and the Washington Post sheds new light on the festering, wormy mess that is his probe of an ATF gun-smuggling investigation.... Read more»5

Holder held in contempt; Grijalva joins walkout, Barber splits votes

GOP members of the U.S. House, joined by a few Democrats, voted 255-67 on Thursday to hold AG Holder in criminal contempt of Congress in the investigation into Fast and Furious. Many Democrats walked out during the vote, including U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva. Ron Barber voted against it.... Read more»5

Feds try to streamline immigration case backlog

Officials have adopted a series of recommendations to streamline federal immigration courts, where a record-high number of backlogged cases mean it can take 18 months for a case to be heard—bringing the “fairness and effectiveness” of the courts into question.... Read more»

Border agents: Harsh desert claims lives of 4 men

In separate incidents over the weekend, Border Patrol agents found four dead men in the desert. A pregnant woman was located near Sells, sitting near her dead husband's body, while bodies were also found near Lukeville and Queens Well.... Read more»

DHS: No more pickups of noncriminal suspected illegal aliens

Federal immigration agents will no longer go to pick up people who are suspected by Arizona police of being illegal immigrants unless the suspects are convicted criminals, recent border crossers, or have been previously deported, senior Homeland Security officials said Monday.... Read more»4

Napolitano: SB 1070 ruling won't impact youth deportation halt

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday that the Supreme Court decision on SB 1070 "will not impact" the move to stop deporting young people brought to the United States as children.... Read more»

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