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Ex-Lawmaker Resigns Arizona GOP Post Over Remarks

Former Arizona legislator Russell Pearce has resigned a top leadership position in the state Republican Party following backlash to remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid.

09/15/2014

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Tucson Police Chief: ‘I Am Duty Bound To Enforce’ Immigration Law

Norlan Flores Prado was still wearing a hospital bracelet from his daughter’s birth when U.S. Border Patrol agents who had been called by Tucson police arrested him on Sunday afternoon.

08/12/2014

Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Immigration Advocate: Sick Children Not Receiving Medicine At Detention Center

Immigration advocates who were allowed to visit a New Mexico detention center say women there are complaining that children aren’t getting proper medical care and people are being deported before they can see a lawyer.

07/23/2014

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Feds Reject Ariz. County’s Proposal To Be Paid More To House Immigration Detainees

In a development that could cost some Pinal County jail employees their jobs, the federal government has rejected the county proposal that it be paid more to house immigration detainees.

07/18/2014

Immigrant rights activist Mary Estrada, right, speaks with anti-immigration activists during a protest outside of the U.S. Border Patrol Murrieta Station on July 7, 2014 in Murrieta, Calif. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Protester: ‘We Are Not Going To Tolerate Illegals Forced Upon Us’

Residents of a small town near Tucson are planning a protest on Tuesday against the housing of immigrant children at an academy for troubled youth.

07/15/2014

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Metro Changes Policy On Immigration Holds

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police will no longer detain people with immigration holds.

07/15/2014

Transferring Border Patrol agents from the field to detention centers raises fears that drug smugglers could cross more easily into the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Agents Pulled From Border To Process Immigrant Children

Union representing Border Patrol agents warns diversion of resources leaves U.S. more vulnerable to drug smugglers and human traffickers.

07/11/2014

File photo of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Blocks Brewer’s Policy Of Denying Driver’s Licenses To Immigrants

An appeals court blocked Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s policy of denying driver’s licenses to young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.

07/07/2014

Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to members of the media  during a visit to the Rancho Bernardo Inn on Aug. 10, 2010 in Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Arpaio: ‘Border Patrol Is Too Busy Changing Diapers’ To Go After Illegal Immigrants

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the Border Patrol is too busy babysitting to actually do their jobs.

06/17/2014

File photo of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Deputy From Arpaio’s Office Who Killed Self Left Behind Thousands Of Recorded Stops Withheld In Racial-Profiling Case

When sheriff’s deputy Ramon Charley Armendariz hanged himself, he left behind a house full of questions.

06/02/2014

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