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Illegal immigration shifts to Texas, as overall numbers fall on border

Illegal immigration along the Southwest border has shifted to the east in recent years, with Texas seeing a rise in apprehensions while numbers in all the other border states have fallen sharply.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Sun Van fare increase debated

Ward 2 Tucson City Councilwoman Shirley Scott, Republican state Rep. Ethan Orr (LD9), Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, Tucson Weekly's Dan Gibson... Read more»

For kids with dads here illegally, Father’s Day can be harrowing holiday

Jennifer Briones’ family usually gathers for a barbecue in the park for Father’s Day, but the 16-year-old Phoenix resident said she will likely find something else to do if the family gets together this weekend.... Read more»

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The AP drops 'illegal immigrant,' why it matters

The Associated Press has nixed “illegal immigrant” from its stylebook. It now dictates to stop using “illegal” when describing a person. “Instead, it tells users that ‘illegal’ should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally,” says Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll’s statement explaining the move.... Read more»2

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JC Scott: What price should Cunningham pay?

Walt Setzer, Republican candidate for Pima County sheriff, RNC Committeeman Bruce Ash, and TucsonCitizen.com administrator Mark Evans each talked politics.... Read more»

Illegal re-entry prosecutions soar under Obama

President Obama is accused of failing to secure our borders and refusing to put forward a comprehensive immigration-reform plan, but the number of federal prosecutions for "illegal re-entry" has quietly skyrocketed under his administration.... Read more»1