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‘The Arizona Republic’ and ‘USA TODAY NETWORK’win Pulitzer Prize for border wall project

Posted by   /  April 16, 2018  /  Featured News, Immigration, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Cronkite students had a role By Anne Ryman | The Republic The Arizona Republicand the USA TODAY NETWORK on Monday received the most prestigious prize in American journalism, the Pulitzer Prize, for their reporting on President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. “The Wall: Unknown stories, Unintended consequences,” a special report from 2017, won the Pulitzer […]

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Search is on for immigrants victimized under Arpaio’s watch

Posted by   /  April 12, 2018  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Some of wrongly detained immigrants can be compensated, but where are they? By Jude Joffe-Block and Terry Greene Sterling | Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting   Someone left a Bible on Samuel’s bunk. Samuel read it hungrily, blocking out the sounds of clanging metal doors, buzzers, voices of desperate men. He pictured his wife alone […]

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Arizona residents join suit to stop citizenship question on census

Posted by   /  April 12, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times With no action by the governor or attorney general, two Arizona residents filed suit Wednesday to block the Census Bureau from adding a citizenship question to the decennial count. Richard McCune of Nogales and Jose Moreno of Somerton joined with several Maryland residents to […]

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 ‘Dreamers’ lose tuition case at state Supreme Court

Posted by   /  April 9, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Thousands of dreamers are going to have to pay more next year if they want to attend any of the state’s three universities or community colleges. In a brief order this morning the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that it violates both state and federal […]

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Latinos push for 200,000 registered voters in hopes of flipping Arizona

Posted by   /  April 7, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Trump’s election has been a motivator for Latino turnout By Lerman Montoya | Cronkite News eaders and activists in the Arizona Latino community are determined to flip Arizona from a red state to a purple state in November by mobilizing Latino voters. The Nov. 6 general election, which in Arizona includes the governor’s race, is considered […]

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Arizona officials wait for details on plan to place military on the border

Posted by   /  April 4, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Philip Athey | Cronkite News President Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he plans to send U.S. troops to patrol the border left southern Arizona sheriffs looking for details before committing to the president’s “big step.” “To what extent they’re looking at the military right now, nobody knows, that’s just a statement,” said Yuma County […]

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Questions from Arizona justices suggest skepticism over DACA tuition breaks

Posted by   /  April 3, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

  By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star A claim that “dreamers” are entitled to the same lower tuition as other Arizona residents drew a skeptical response Monday by several justices of the state Supreme Court. Attorney Mary O’Grady, who represents the Maricopa community colleges, argued that students in the Deferred […]

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Census question about citizenship could cost Arizonans money, clout in Congress

Posted by   /  April 1, 2018  /  Immigration  /  No Comments

By Daniel González and Maria Polletta | The Republic A last-minute decision by the Trump administration to reinstate a citizenship question in the 2020 census could hurt Arizona more than most states because of its large immigrant population. Immigrant households in Arizona are already wary of taking part in the census, critics say, the result […]

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Los Angeles decides to kiss and make up after immigration bill boycott

Posted by   /  March 24, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Most boycotts over Senate Bill 1070 have ended, but some cities still won’t let their employees travel to Arizona By Derek Hall | The Republic A Los Angeles City Council committee has recommended rescinding a policy that bans city officials from traveling to Arizona for city business and was inspired by a controversial immigration law […]

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Activists want immigration authorities barred from Greyhound buses

Posted by   /  March 22, 2018  /  Immigration  /  No Comments

Rose Law Group litigation attorney Logan Elia comments in KJZZ interview

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