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From March to Movement

After the march ends, everyone takes their signs and goes home. Then what? How does a march turn into a movement?

Tucsonans Protest Trump's Order on Immigration

Police estimate more than 700 people gather at federal courthouse downtown.

City of Tucson, State Square Off over Ban on Gun Destruction

Attorney general's office goes to court to seek repeal of city law; Council votes to fight it.

In Wake of Dallas Police Killings - Tucson Police Working with the Community

Tucson Police one of 15 police departments in the country selected for new policing strategies

Republican Candidates Ask Judge to Overturn Election

Tucson Wards 2 and 4 candidates challenge city on its use of 'hybrid' elections this fall.

Two Republicans Want Tucson Council Election Overturned

Lawton, Burkholder sue, claiming they won in their wards and should take seats.

US Court: Tucson Elections Wrongly Favor Democrats

Balloting system violates one-man, one-vote, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules.

Arizonans' Division Over Same-Sex Marriage Continues

US Supreme Court ruling makes no changes in state's cultural, political differences.

Civil Rights Leader Visits Tucson Immigrant in Sanctuary

Farmworkers' union co-founder Dolores Huerta urges White House to allow Mexican woman to stay in US.

UPDATE: Immigrant Youth Won't Go to Oracle Tuesday

Grijalva's office reports no dropoff planned as opponents, supporters mingle peacefully, wait at roadside.

Reporter’s Notebook: Update of Central American Child Migrants

About 200 children brought to Tucson shelter under high security; Obama asks for $3.7B to handle crisis.

Feds to Open More Detention Facilities for Immigrant Families

Homeland Security Deputy Sec. says they will be primarily for mothers, children caught crossing into US illegally.

No Immediate Action for Sanctuary Case, Immigration Officials Say

However deportation order is still in effect two days after Mexican immigrant moves into church.

NPR Report: Border Patrol Deadly Force Questioned

A lawyer in Corpus Christi, Texas currently represents families in three BP shootings where agent was in U.S. and victim in Mexico.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal of SB 1070 Harboring Ban Block

The justices declined to review ruling that barred police from arresting people for sheltering immigrants living in U.S. undocumented.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 28, 2014

A look at Gov. Brewer's veto of SB 1062; Tucson Mayor Rothschild's State of the City address.

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