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Luis Contreras Sanchez shows posteres on the side of his Nogales home above the spot where Rodriguez died.

Dr. Luis Contreras Sanchez was browsing social media when he heard a rapid burst of gunfire just outside his home. It was a night he would not soon forget. Outside his building in Nogales, Mexico, 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was dead on the sidewalk. He had been shot as many as ten times, the majority of the bullets hitting him on the back of his body. The shooter allegedly was Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz. Read more»

Jose Patiño Regalado , a Chandler landscape worker, waited 21 years to receive a green card that's the first step toward U.S. citizenship.

For applicants in Arizona and across the country seeking family visas, the wait can be as long as 25 years to get legal residency through a green card, a requirement to apply for U.S. citizenship. Read more»