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Ducey touts Az border-crime effort at made-for-campaign event

Gov. Doug Ducey, in an event staged for campaign cameras, said Wednesday that Arizona will spend $2.9 million in fiscal 2019 on the multiagency "Arizona Border Strike Force" effort to stop drug trafficking and human smuggling at the border.... Read more»

Photos: 'Families Belong Together' protest blocks Nogales border crossing

Following weeks of outrage over the Trump administration's immigration policies, including the separation of children from their parents, more than 400 people protested in Nogales, stopping traffic from crossing the border with Mexico.... Read more»

Tucson activists denounce separation of migrant families at border

Free the Children Coalition, a new group targeting immigration issues, on Tuesday called the Trump administration’s separation of immigrant families at the border an attack on children that exposes them to illness and trauma.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Supervisors should let Ally Miller's 'proud white' comments drop

Any official action against Ally Miller would only make her stronger among those who believe her cries that she's a "victim." Miller's comeuppance is best left to conversations and arguments out among Pima County voters, rather than in the hands of county government.... Read more»

After 890 consecutive Thursdays, El Tiradito vigil for immigrants may end

For 890 consecutive Thursdays, members of La Coalición de Derechos Humanos have held a Tucson vigil to honor, and pray for, immigrants who have died or disappeared while crossing the southwestern deserts of the United States from Mexico. And, now the 17-year tradition may come to a close. ... Read more»1

Photos: Despite blustery weather, thousands attend Women's March in Tucson

Despite cold winds and possible rains, thousands of people attended the Women's March and solidarity rally in downtown Tucson. Hundreds of events were held nationwide, including one in Washington D.C., with estimated total attendance over one million people.... Read more»1

City Council asks Obama, Congress to halt deportations

After a raucous call to the audience, the Tucson City Council agreed unanimously Tuesday to urge President Obama to use administrative action to stop the deportation of immigrants without serious criminal histories. ... Read more»1

Star suit: County stonewalling over Triano murder case

The Pima County Legal Defender's Office is stonewalling a request for information about a former public defender's handling of a murder case, The Arizona Daily Star claims in court.... Read more»1

Opponents of SB 1070 pull all-nighter in protest

Although key sections of SB 1070 were blocked Wednesday, opponents of the law spent the night in protest of the anti-illegal immigration law.... Read more»2

Opponents of SB 1070 plan 'Day of Action'

Opponents of SB 1070 are planning a day of action July 28-29 under the slogan "Don't Work, Don't Buy, Don't Comply."... Read more»2