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Sheriff Joe’s trial begins

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s ex-attorney testified on Monday that he explicitly and repeatedly explained to his client a federal judge’s order that prohibited him from enforcing federal immigration law By Megan Cassidy | The Republic 10:30 a.m.: Opening arguments made Attorneys laid out dueling theories as the criminal contempt trial of Joe Arpaio opened Monday […]

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Supreme Court announces partial ruling on travel ban

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Adam Luptak | The New York Times The court said it would hear arguments in October, noting that the government had not asked it to act faster The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would decide whether President Trump’s revised travel ban was lawful, setting the stage for a major decision on the […]

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Regents adopt special tuition rate for ‘dreamers’ ahead of court ruling

Posted by   /  June 22, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Education, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A little-known policy of the Board of Regents could blunt the financial effect of a new court ruling denying dreamers in-state tuition. The policy says anyone who is a graduate of an Arizona high school but does not otherwise meet the definition of “residency” can […]

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Arizona court overturns in-state tuition for ‘dreamers’

Posted by   /  June 20, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Anne Ryman and Daniel Gonzalez | The Republic Undocumented students granted protection from deportation under a program started by former President Barack Obama are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. The court ruled that a judge’s 2015 decision that young immigrants known as “dreamers” were considered […]

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Pima County, Tucson officially oppose proposed border wall

Posted by   /  June 7, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Rafael Carranza | The Republic Southern Arizona leaders took a strong, mostly symbolic stance against construction of a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, one of President Donald Trump’s signature proposals. It kicked off Tuesday morning with the Pima County Board of Supervisors. The Democratic-majority chamber adopted a resolution opposing construction of a physical […]

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‘Dreamers’’ lawyers ask U.S. Supreme Court to let ruling stand on Arizona case

Posted by   /  June 1, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Advocates for “dreamers” are urging the nation’s high court to reject Arizona’s last-ditch bid to take away their licenses to drive. In new legal brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, attorneys for various groups are asking the justices to leave undisturbed an appellate […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for May 29, 2017: Memorial Day: WASPs stepped in to fill domestic flight roles amid combat pilot shortage

Posted by   /  May 29, 2017  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Health Care, Immigration  /  No Comments

Denver woman made revolutionary flights for U.S. war effort during World War II California: To keep crops from rotting in the field, farmers say they need Trump to let in more temporary workers Too many New Mexico jobs go begging Nevada: GAO outlines $330M ‘roadmap’ to restart Yucca Mountain licensing Once ranked 7th nationally for […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for May 26, 2017: Nevada becomes 19th state to ask Congress for constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United.

Posted by   /  May 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Immigration, Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

Nevada Legislature passes proposal to overturn Citizens United Trump promised a ‘big beautiful door’ in his border wall. California farmers are ready and waiting Utah lawmaker takes aim at campus free-speech rules Attorney general looking into University of New Mexico golf junket Downtown Denver hotel opening this summer will boast highest open-air rooftop bar in […]

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Citizenship applications soar, and that means more potential homeowners

Posted by   /  May 15, 2017  /  Immigration, Real Estate  /  No Comments

And more pressure on housing supply By Kelsey Ramírez | HousingWire Naturalized citizenship is on the rise, and they will be putting more pressure on the housing market . . . and housing inventory. Naturalized citizenship is defined as immigrants who become U.S. citizens, opposed to those who are born in the country. According to […]

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U.S. Supreme Court urged to uphold Arizona’s drivers license policy

Posted by   /  May 13, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Arizona Daily Independent Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge recently joined with 13 other states to file an amicus brief in support of the petition for writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Arizona’s right to deny driver’s licenses to undocumented illegal aliens. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

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