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Judge overseeing Border Patrol trial may order tents for Tucson Sector

Government attorneys said the number of families seeking asylum in the sector is already far higher than the last fiscal year.

Finding perspective on race and privilege: "Master Harold"... and the Boys

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with James D. Diamond about his book "After the Blood Bath", and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

Trial over treatment of migrants in Border Patrol custody begins

Advocates are alleging inhumane treatment at many of the agency's short-term detention centers in Arizona.

TUSD: End court supervision in desegregation case

The district said court approval of its request would save money and keep dollars flowing for related programs for students.

Man gets life in prison for 2010 killing of US border agent Brian Terry

Heraclio Osorio Arellanes was a member of a "rip crew" that fired on Terry's unit in 2010, killing the Border Patrol agent.

Scottsdale man admits to misrepresenting jewelry as Native American-made

A group sold the fraudulent jewelry, made in the Philippines, all over the West.

DOJ, immigration judges head to hearing on future of labor union

A labor union for immigration judges is headed for a showdown with the Department of Justice.

US government loses two border fence funding lawsuits

Together, they block nearly $4 billion in military funds to build a new border fence.

Senate bill could roll back tribal authority in domestic violence cases

It's one of two U.S. Senate bills that would renew the Violence Against Women Act.

Arizona border activist acquitted of harboring immigrants

The jury deliberated for just hours in the second trial for Scott Warren, which followed a mistrial in June.

Pima County considering new court for American Indian child welfare cases

The proposed court would encourage a legal team to specialize in the requirements of the Indian Child Welfare Act, an official says.

Second trial to begin for Scott Warren, activist accused of harboring immigrants

Warren says he was a performing a humanitarian mission to help migrants in need.

Trump to nominate Pima County judge for federal judgeship

John Hinderaker currently presides over family court and criminal dockets on the Pima County court.

Defense attorney discusses border corruption cases

Sean Chapman has represented multiple agents accused of wrongdoing.

Execution of Navajo man put on hold

Attorneys asked for the stay to investigate potential racial bias by the jury that heard the case.

Immigration lawyers sue government over public charge rollout

The rule disqualifies people from getting a green card, if they rely too much on government benefits.

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