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Southside church condemns detention of family by Border Patrol after traffic stop

A traffic stop over a car's tinted windows by a DPS trooper led to the detention of four people, including a 12-year-old girl, by U.S. Border Patrol agents during an incident recorded on social media Tuesday. ... Read more»

Churches promise 'radical welcome' for migrants with revived Sanctuary movement

Leaders from 19 Southern Arizona congregations agreed to defend refugees and unauthorized immigrants from deportation, bucking the Trump administration's apparent plan to immediately deport 2-3 million people. The local faith leaders have joined a larger movement involving more than 700 religious congregations nationwide. ... Read more»

SB 1070

Immigration arrests spark TPD HQ protest

While Congress and the White House wrestle over the specifics of immigration reform, two men were arrested by Customs and Border Protection agents on Sunday afternoon, sparking a Monday protest in front of Tucson police headquarters. A traffic stop led police to call to determine the status of one of the men — an inquiry mandated by Arizona's SB 1070.... Read more»2