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Same-Sex Unions in Arizona OK for Federal Benefits

Gay, lesbian couples who get married in state can now get Social Security; 5 other states also recognized by US government.

AZ WEEK: Tucson Couples, Clergy Celebrate Gay Marriage Ruling

Just hours after federal judge struck down ban, many headed to Pima County courthouse to legalize their union.

Appeals Court Strikes Down Law Denying Bail to Some Illegal Immigrants

9th Circuit says legislation violates due-process rights; targeted undocumented people charged with felonies.

Judge: Appellate Gay Marriage Decision Can Affect AZ Ban

Tuesday ruling said same-sex union prohibition in 2 states was unconstitutional; 2 state challenges still pending.

Pima County Attorney Launches Wrongful Convictions Unit

Regretful that innocent men, women are stripped of freedom for crimes they didn't commit, program head says.

Border Agent Seen Punching Migrant Teen Unpunished for Months

US Attorney's Office declined to prosecute earlier this year; aggravated assault case is now in hands of Santa Cruz County.

Flowing Wells Latest to Add Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

School district hopes to equip teachers, counselors, others with tools to best accommodate transgender, gender creative students.

Obama Administration Spending $4M on Attorneys for Migrant Kids

Health, Human Services says it is first time office provides money for direct legal representation for immigrants.

Feds: AZ Can't Deny Driver's Licenses to Dreamers

US Dept. of Justice urges court to reject Brewer's appeal of ruling that blocks policy.

Border Fence patrol

Maricopa Officials Revive Request to Enforce AZ's Smuggling Law

County asks judge to ignore Obama administration's demand to ban charging immigrants who pay to be brought into US illegally.

Man in Same-Sex Marriage Ban Challenge Wins Death Benefits Suit

Spouse died two weeks ago leaving parter unable to receive Social Security, other benefits because Arizona doesn't recognize gay marriage.

SB 1070 protest.

Judge Orders Ex-State Sen. Pearce Comply with Subpoena in SB 1070 Suit

Primary sponsor of controversial immigration law is to turn over all emails, documents pertaining to statute.

Tucsonans Step Up to Help Central American Women, Children

One volunteer calls it 'a moral imperative to help suffering humanity;' he, his partner, take in two for one night.

House GOP Wants National Guard Sent to Border

Hoping to speed deportation of Central American children, youth migrants crossing into US illegally.

Son Reunites with Mom; He Flees Gang Violence in Honduras

San Pedro Sula has one of highest murder rates in the world; city sending greatest number of child migrants to US.

The international border fence seen from Nogales, Ariz.

Aid for Migrants Arriving at Greyhound Station May Move by July's End

Tucson Councilman Kozachik says community must find place other than bus station for handling groups of mostly Central American children, women.

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