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State Ban on Ethnic Studies Unconstitutional

Case stems from Tucson Unified School District's Mexican American Studies classes and 2010 law.

Rare Meeting Between Tucson Rights Groups, Border Patrol

Interim Border Patrol Sector Chief seeks common ground, promises more meetings.

Maricopa Sheriff to Shut Down Arpaio's Tent City Jail

'Circus-like atmosphere' coming to end; savings could total $4.5 million annually.

Mexican Consulates Offer Free Legal Help to Their Citizens in US

Many Mexicans in country legally fear deportation and other problems.

Lawyers Help Immigrants Facing Deportation

Only U.S. citizens have a right to free legal representation at public expense.

What Does Donald Trump's Victory Mean for Arizona?

Plus, polling problems in Douglas; young immigrants' thoughts on the future.

State, Rights Groups Settle Challenges Over SB 1070

Agreement calls for guidelines on how 'show me your papers' part of law is applied.

In Tucson, 9/11 Attacks Remembered with Unity Efforts

Plus, OSIRIS-REx mission launches; what's next? And raising grandkids on Grandparent's Day.

Racial Divide in Country Inspires UA Student to Act

A multi-racial group organizing a human rights rally on the UA campus.

$1.2B Proposed Savings on Immigrant Detentions

Report by United Nations says use nonprofits not private prisons.

Goldwater Institute Lawyer Named to State Supreme Court

Appointment of Clint Bolick is his first judicial job after years as constitutional litigator.

Immigrant Advocates Want End to Operation Streamline

Protesters say record shows it doesn't work; McCain, Flake want it expanded.

Ducey's Drug Strike Force Poses Unanswered Questions

DPS commander says force is a plan in search of resources; one officer assigned so far.

'Misconceptions' in ACLU Claims Against Border Patrol

Officers' union representative disputes accusations of widespread civil rights violations.

Border Patrol Agent Indicted in Mexican Teen's Death in 2012

Rock throwing led agent to shoot through border fence, killing 16-year-old in 2012.

Arpaio Contempt Hearing Over Latino Profiling Resumes

Sheriff, several of his top officers face federal sanctions, possibility of criminal charges.

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