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The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

Siblings Apart For Years, One US Citizen, Other Faces Deportation

Brother and sister are part of nationwide effort to fix "a broken immigration system;" born to same parents but in different countries.

Dec 6, 2013

Child Advocacy Group: Abuse Prevention Would Help CPS

Budget cuts to children, family services has fueled huge influx of kids to agency's system, Children Action Alliance director says.

Dec 4, 2013
Senator John McCain holds a town hall discussion in Southern Arizona to talk about comprehensive immigration reform.

McCain: Immigration Reform Must Happen

AZ's Senator still working to get U.S. House to consider immigration and border security measures.

Dec 2, 2013

Congress Negotiates Food Stamp Funding, Grijalva Opposes Cuts

Arizona Congressman hopes Senate, House will agree to eliminate proposed cuts to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs.

Nov 4, 2013
Arizona residents are getting to vote on medical marijuana as part of Proposition 203.

ACLU Suing to Add Cannabis Extracts to MMJ Law

Group files suit in name of 5-year-old with rare form of epilepsy; he's one of the few children in state to have a medical marijuana card.

Oct 29, 2013
Margo Cowan, attorney in the Pima County Public Defender's Office

Immigrant Rights Activists Challenge Charges After Arrest

On Oct. 11 protestors stopped two buses with detainees en route to fed court known as Operation Streamline; charged with felonies.

Oct 24, 2013
Leilani Clark, who said she was pepper sprayed at the Oct. 8 immigrant rights protest scene, prepares to address the City Council.

Activists Ask Tucson City Council to Change Enforcement of SB1070

Immigration advocates want city to explore ways to comply with state law while reducing Border Patrol calls.

Oct 23, 2013
Activist asking Tucson Police Department to stop enforcing SB1070

Enforcement of SB 1070 Continues to Spark Protest

Traffic stop and required immigration call leads to blockade of police, pepper spraying, arrests in Tucson.

Oct 10, 2013

AZ Attorney General: Federal Voter Forms Not For State Elections

New challenge to fed authority comes as secretary of state asks for legal advice on AZ vs US voter registration.

Oct 7, 2013
public domain U.S. Capitol image

Arizona Reps Express Frustration At Budget Situation

As the federal government shutdown hits its fourth day lack of federal budget deal angers Barber, disgusts Kirkpatrick.

Oct 4, 2013
Gov. Jan Brewer shows off her 7-page Medicaid expansion bill at March 12, 2013 state Capitol rally.

Lawsuit: AZ Medicaid Expansion Unconstitutional

Goldwater Institute files on behalf of 36 Republican state lawmakers, says tax to fund expansion violates AZ Constitution.

Sep 12, 2013
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Election Law Challengers File Their Petitions

If enough signatures are validated, GOP push for changes to early voting, other issues will be put on hold.

Sep 11, 2013
Marijuana's mystique has helped bring it into the mainstream--and put it squarely at the center of an enduring controversy.

Marijuana Legalization Group Plans to Target AZ Next

Same organization that aided successful effort to legalize the drug in CO hopes to use same method here.

Sep 9, 2013
Lizbeth Mateo and Luis Leon are part of the "Dream 9" asking for asylum in the U.S.

Members of 'DREAM9' Speak About Time in Detention, Asylum

After release they asked for humanitarian parole, say despite hardships detention was worth it.

Aug 16, 2013
Tucson City Hall.

Tucson Retirement Ballot Initiative Goes to Court

Measure would ask voters to OK city government retirement system changes to reduce costs.

Aug 12, 2013
Lizbeth Mateo, 29, speaking from the Mexican side of the international border in Nogales.

Group Detained After Asking for Asylum at Border

Nine long-time undocumented U.S. residents want to 'come back home.'

Jul 22, 2013

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