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John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Candidates Buehler-Garcia, Montenegro

Interviews with Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Capitol Times, Jesse Lugo, and TucsonSentinel.com columnist Jimmy Zuma; plus Ben Buehler-Garcia, Republican Ward 3 Tucson City Council candidate, and Rep. Steve Montenegro, who's seeking the Republican nomination for Arizona secretary of state.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: JTED's track record; legislative update

Interviews with developer Richard Studwell, our City Hall commentator; Democratic state Rep. Andrea Dalessandro (LD2); Inside Tucson Business columnist and former City Councilwoman Carol West; plus Vail School Superintendent Calvin Baker and JTED Governing Board Member Bob Schlanger.... Read more»

Senators challenge Napolitano on border-security metrics in reform bill

Skeptical senators Tuesday challenged Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on how her department plans to provide a “meaningful” border-security figure, which is the key to a route to citizenship for immigrants here illegally.... Read more»

Feds announce new rules for legalizing undocumented spouses

The Department of Homeland Security has announced new rules designed to make it easier for thousands of U.S. citizens to legalize undocumented spouses without risking years of separation first. ... Read more»

Ala.'s immigration law on mobile homes blocked

A controversial immigration law that would require Alabama residents to prove their citizenship when registering a mobile home has been blocked.... Read more»

Mexico's drug-war refugees seek asylum

U.S. immigration lawyers say judges have been reluctant to approve Mexican applications because they fear that granting asylum could open the floodgates to tens of thousands more applicants. But the level of violence in Mexico is forcing those judges to open the door to asylum further.... Read more»

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

Border Roundup: SB 1070 debate not cooling off

In the last few days the SB 1070 debate has continued to evolve, including a possible federal lawsuit against the controversial law. In addition, there were shootings on the Arizona/Sonora border and members of the Texas Legislature are proposing the use of microwave weaponry on the border.... Read more»

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TPD chief criticizes Az immigration law to AG Holder

Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor met with Attorney General Eric Holder in Washington on Wednesday to criticize Arizona's new immigration law.... Read more»2

Feds may sue Arizona over immigration law

Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday that the Justice Department is considering suing Arizona over its new immigration law.... Read more»1

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Shelton: Honor students avoiding UA because of immigration law

Honor students are staying away from the University of Arizona in the wake of the state's new immigration law, according to a memo from President Robert Shelton. ... Read more»