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

Judge Asked To Reconsider Discrimination Ruling In Arpaio Case

Maricopa County is asking a judge to reconsider her decision not to dismiss the county from a lawsuit alleging that Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in its immigration patrols.

12/26/2012

File photo of  Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Brewer Sued Over License Policy For Immigrants

Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama administration policy.

11/29/2012

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Stance On Immigration Locks In Hispanic Support

Elizabeth Alvisar is exactly the sort of voter Mitt Romney needs.

10/21/2012

A protester opposed to Arizona's Immigration Law SB 1070 is taken into custody by police officers on April 25, 2012 in Phoenix, Ariz. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Ariz. Judge Rules Police Can Immediately Carry Out ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Law

A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can carry out the so-called “show me your papers” provision.

09/19/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

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DHS Launches New Immigration Program

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing for the first time details on how illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children can apply to avoid deportation and receive a work permit.

08/15/2012

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Nevada Warns Of Immigration Scams

Nevadans are being warned about immigration scams.

07/25/2012

File photo of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio  (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Ariz. Sheriff Faces Profiling Allegations At Trial

For years, the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America has vehemently denied allegations that his deputies racially profile Latinos in his trademark immigration patrols.

07/19/2012

File photo of plane landing. (Credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Flight Leaving Las Vegas Lands Safely After Losing Power In One Engine

Authorities say a flight from Las Vegas to the Phoenix suburb of Mesa with federal immigration detainees aboard landed safely after losing power in one engine.

07/17/2012

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