Immigration

Courtroom Gavel

Federal Judge Grants Permanent Injunction Allowing Young Immigrants To Obtain Ariz. Driver’s Licenses

A federal judge granted a permanent injunction Thursday affirming the ability of young immigrants protected from deportation to obtain an Arizona driver’s license.

01/23/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Judge Bars Ariz. Officials From Enforcing Identity-Theft Laws Used To Convict Immigrant Workers

A judge has barred Maricopa County officials from enforcing two Arizona identity-theft laws that have been used to convict hundreds of immigrant workers.

01/06/2015

Border Patrol Agent

Assaults Against Border Patrol Agents Drops 20 Percent, Report Says

Assaults against U.S. Border Patrol agents have dropped again even as apprehensions of immigrants illegally crossing the border increase.

01/02/2015

People At DMV

Arizona Lawmaker Wants To Tag Immigrants’ Driver’s Licenses

A newly elected Arizona state representative says he’s drafting legislation to add a “non-citizen” designation on driver’s licenses issued to young immigrants participating in an Obama administration program enabling them to avoid deportation.

01/02/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

People At DMV

Many Young Immigrants Get Driver’s Licenses In Arizona

They waited in line in the dark outside motor vehicle offices, cheered when the doors opened and celebrated again upon passing their driving tests.

12/23/2014

People At DMV

Arizona Dept. Of Transportation Expecting Rush Of Immigrant Driver’s License Applications

Many young immigrants who are protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies are expected Monday to begin pursuing Arizona driver’s licenses.

12/22/2014

People At DMV

Judge Clears Way For Thousands Of Immigrants In Arizona To Get Driver’s Licenses

A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver’s licenses.

12/19/2014

Joe Arpaio Speaking

Arpaio Disbanding Squad That Has Arrested More Than 700 Immigrants

An Arizona sheriff known for crackdowns on people living in the country illegally is giving up his last major foothold in immigration enforcement efforts that won him popularity among voters but gradually were reined in by Washington and the courts.

12/19/2014

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Sheriff To Halt Squad Targeting Immigrant ID Theft

An Arizona sheriff known for arresting hundreds of immigrants in the country illegally on charges of finding work using fake or stolen identities is planning to close the controversial squad that investigates such cases.

12/18/2014

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