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Judge: Records in Border Rancher Killing Can Be Released

Widow of Robert Krentz asked files be kept secret to protect her privacy, trumping public right to know.

Lea Márquez-Peterson, the president of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, talks about her testimony to a congressional subcommittee about the importance of international trade, especially with Mexico.

Chamber: International Trade Could be Essential to Tucson Businesses

President of Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce testified at international trade Congressional hearing in Tucson this week.

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

AZ Congressmen, Econ Experts Discuss Improving Trade with MX

Members of the U.S. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere met with border business connoisseurs, owners; ports of entry need fixes they say.

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AZ Week: State Strategizes to Improve Trade with Mexico

With $12 billion in trade, experts say Arizona needs more to take advantage of business opportunities.

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.

A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle on the American side of the border fence in Nogales, Ariz.

Grijalva Part of Group Wanting BP Use of Force Discussion

Arizona Democrat, 20 other Congress members requesting meeting with Border Patrol officials; agency says it will not change use of deadly force policy.

DREAM students supporting education over deportation.

Proposal for Dreamers University Tuition Discount Rejected

Arizona Board of Regents deny it Thursday, saying it would not survive a legal challenge; Students not in the country legally have to pay out-of-state tuition rates.

U.S. Border Cities Reps. Meet in Tucson, Talk Economic, Social Ties

Tucson’s Mexican Consul Ricardo Pineda, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild say economic, social relationships between Mexico, AZ better now than the last few years.

Tucson Leaders Ask for Immigration Reform

Pima County Supervisor Ramon Valadez, TPD Chief Roberto Villaseñor among them; demand Congress to take up on issue again.

Getting a business loan in today's tough economy can be very challenging for start-up companies but some are finding alternative sources of assistance.

Report: Hispanic Consumers Spending $43M in AZ This Year

Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's Datos released, also found there are 67,000 Hispanic-owned businesses in Arizona.

Migrant Detention Facility Cellblocks Freezing, Detainees Say

While detention cells aren't designed with comfort in mind, human rights groups, undocumented migrants say conditions inside some BP stations have become unsafe.

NPR: Congress Immigration Mandate Keeps Detention Beds Full

Little known about, enforced policy calls for filling 34,000 beds with immigrant detainees in about 250 facilities across country per day.

New Study Shows Trade Relationships in North America

In honor of the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, Brookings' Institution released examination of international trade between region's 100 major metro areas.

A group of about 100 people protest enforcement of SB 1070 outside of Tucson Police Department in downtown Tucson.

Tucson Council OKs SB 1070 Enforcement Changes

Unanimous vote directs police ' to protect overall safety of all members of community' rather than immigration status.

Four Arrested for Protesting Horne's College Tuition Suit

AZ Attorney General Tom Horne proceeding lawsuit to stop Maricopa college district from granting in-state tuition to certain young immigrants.

Study: Immigration Enforcement Doesn't Drive Self-Deportation

However, some models of federal, local cooperation on immigration control did drive foreign-born to move to other parts of U.S., authors found.

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