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Research shows immigrants make governments more money on average than native-born Americans

Posted by   /  July 8, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Liz Farmer | Governing While the national debate rages over immigration, new research shows how much new immigrants cost state and local governments in the short-term — and how much they pay off in the long-term. Two studies, one by the Urban Institute and a larger one by the National Academies of Science (NAS), […]

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9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules illegal immigrant children cannot be detained without a hearing, a ‘noble’ ruling, says Rose Law Group Partner Kaine Fisher

Posted by   /  July 6, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Josh Siegel | Washington Examiner Children who immigrate to the U.S. illegally alone must be given a court hearing before being detained, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said unanimously that unaccompanied minors, as children who migrate illegally are known, are entitled to bond […]

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Arpaio throws Hail Mary to Supreme Court

Posted by   /  July 4, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio filed an urgent petition to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday in a last-chance bid for a jury trial or delay of his upcoming bench trial for criminal contempt. Arpaio faces a June 26 bench trial in Arizona U.S. District Court stemming […]

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Border ranchers air immigration grievances at talk-radio convention

Posted by   /  July 1, 2017  /  Immigration, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Tucson radio host Garret Lewis, of KNST 790 AM, interviews Fred, left, and Peggy Davis during one of several stops the southern Arizona ranchers made at a Washington gathering of talk-radio shows. (Photo by Ben Moffat/Cronkite News) The “Hold Their Feet to the Fire!” event, organized by the Federation for American Immigration Reform, gathers talk-radio […]

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Arpaio trial Day 4 [UPDATED]

Posted by   /  June 30, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

UPDATE: Arpaio lawyers file motion seeking acquittal Prosecution, defense rest their cases in Joe Arpaio’s criminal contempt trial By Megan Cassidy | The Republic Both sides in the criminal contempt trial against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio rested their cases Thursday afternoon, wrapping up proceedings in half the time allotted. Arpaio is accused of […]

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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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