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  • Lawyers leery of ICE’s court date notices for DACA recipients

    Lawyers in Arizona and southern Nevada said they have started receiving notices that Immigration and Customs Enforcement wants to set new court dates for their DACA-protected clients.
  • Tucson voters overwhelmingly reject sanctuary city measure

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Voters in one of Arizona’s most liberal cities rejected an initiative Tuesday that would have made Tucson the state’s only sanctuary city amid concerns that it went too far in restricting police officers. The measure drew fierce opposition from the mayor and city council, all of them Democrats, who said the […]
  • Sanctuary city initiative divides liberal Tucson, Arizona

    The bill would decide if Tucson would be Arizona's only sanctuary city, something that would directly challenge President Trump's anti immigration stance.
  • Immigration official says US-Mexico border crisis not over

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A top U.S. Border Patrol official has a warning: The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is not over. Even though crossings have been down over the past few months and news of custody deaths and teeming facilities full of children and families has faded from front pages and talking points of politicians, […]
  • 2 US citizens arrested in Arizona after 30 immigrants found locked in truck

    Border Patrol agents arrested two U.S. citizens after 30 immigrants were found alive in a locked semitrailer in southern Arizona.
  • Immigrant who died in custody in Arizona had heart condition

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say a Mexican immigrant taken in custody who later died at an Arizona hospital had a pre-existing heart condition.
  • 32 immigrants found inside refrigerated trailer in Arizona

    Authorities say two drivers are facing federal human smuggling charges after 32 immigrants were found locked in a refrigerated semitrailer at a southern Arizona immigration checkpoint.
  • High court weighs state role in prosecuting immigrants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is trying to sort out whether states can prosecute immigrants who use fake Social Security numbers to get a job. The justices heard arguments Wednesday in Kansas’ appeal of a state court ruling that threw out three convictions after concluding the state was seeking to punish immigrants who used […]
  • ICE, sheriff say immigration ruling threatens public safety

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday criticized a judge’s ruling barring his agency from relying solely on databases that have at times led to the wrongful detention of American citizens. Speaking Thursday at the White House, Matthew Albence called the September ruling an example of “judicial overreach” […]
  • Border apprehensions drop as immigration crackdown continues

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of migrants encountered at the southern U.S. border declined in September for the fourth straight month, Trump administration officials said Tuesday. Border officials came across about 52,000 migrants at the border last month — down about 65% from the peak in May of about 144,000, Acting Customs and Border Protection […]

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