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Grijalva, Barber to join mayor at immigration reform review

Proponents of immigration reform will discuss the prospects for legislation at a symposium Monday night. U.S. Reps. Ron Barber and Raul Grijalva will join Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and a panel of experts to review the status of a comprehensive overhaul of immigration laws.... Read more»1

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J.C. Scott: 24th Annual All Souls Procession this Sunday

Ward 2 Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham, talk show host Emil Franzi, Downtown Tucson Partnership CEO Michael Keith, and Inside Tucson Business Editor Mark B. Evans... Read more»

Sister of CBP Az head pleads guilty to human smuggling

The sister of the top-ranking U.S. Customs and Border Protection official in Arizona pleaded guilty Thursday to smuggling an immigrant through a Border Patrol checkpoint near Tucson in the car she was driving, her defense attorney said.... Read more»

PCC, Horne trade letters over tuition for deferred-action students

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, who has built his political base with hardline rhetoric on illegal immigration, is questioning a move by Pima Community College to grant in-state tuition to students who have been granted "deferred action" status. PCC has 155 students covered by the tuition policy; the school has 27,000 students. ... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Kirkpatrick on business backing for immigration reform

Interviews with U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer, Tucson Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce President Lea Marquez Peterson, Vail School District Superintendent Calvin Baker, and Washington D.C. commentator Jimmy Zuma.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Focusing on campaign finance

Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson, TucsonSentinel.com Editor Dylan Smith, talk show host Emil Franzi, Inside Tucson Business Editor Mark B. Evans, attorney Don Loose... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Republican CD2 candidate Ed Martin interviewed

Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, DUI defense attorney Jim Nesci, Republican CD2 candidate Ed Martin, Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik... Read more»

Az advocates try to take immigration appeal directly to Boehner

They rode for 43 hours in a bus from Phoenix, hoping to appeal to House Speaker John Boehner on immigration reform, but when they arrived at his office in Washington they were turned away. So the group of 44 Arizonans gathered in the hallway outside Boehner’s district office Tuesday, singing and praying and vowing to wait – for a week or for a meeting with the speaker, whichever comes first.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: McCain pondering another Senate run

Interviews with former Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers, Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small, U.S. Sen. John McCain and Attorney General Tom Horne.... Read more»

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Hart: Tea Party is anything but business' cup of tea

At the national level, the country seems to have averted an economic cataclysm – for now. Politicians and pundits are busy dissecting the course of the drama that cost the U.S. economy an estimated $24 billion, and only ended with the Republican Party's acceptance of a deal with President Obama. But to truly understand the Republican Party's last-minute conversion to, um, moderation, one need only look to Arizona. ... Read more»

Border activists declare victory after protest at closed Phx ICE HQ

Protesters representing separated families and national immigration groups gathered in front of the ICE office in Phoenix on Monday afternoon. While some declared the event a success, others wondered if their message was heard since the building was already closed for Columbus Day.... Read more»

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Protestors blockade courthouse, force immigration hearing halt

A four-hour protest Friday led authorities to halt Operation Streamline deportation hearings as activists stopped two buses carrying people to immigration hearings in Tucson. Protestors chained themselves to the buses, with more blocking the gate of Tucson's federal courthouse. 18 were arrested by Tucson police.... Read more»3

Activists decry, TPD chief defends use of pepper spray during protest

The day after an immigration protest led to the use of pepper spray and pepper balls, immigration activists met in the chapel of the Southside Presbyterian Church to voice their frustration with the Tucson Police Department and Chief Roberto Villaseñor.... Read more»2

Court blocks Az law against ‘harboring and transporting’ immigrants

A federal appeals court let stand an injunction against an Arizona law that made it a crime to harbor, shield, conceal or transport immigrants here illegally, calling parts of the law were "unintelligible." Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne vowed to appeal the ruling. ... Read more»

Grijalva among scores arrested at Capitol in immigration rally

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva was arrested Tuesday with nearly 200 other protesters outside the U.S. Capitol after a daylong rally to demand congressional action on comprehensive immigration reform. The Tucson Democrat was one of eight lawmakers arrested at the end of the Camino Americano rally, which drew thousands to the National Mall for speeches, music and cheers.... Read more»1

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