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DREAM students supporting education over deportation.

58% in AZ Have Applied for Deferred Deportation

One year out, fewer than half of 423,000 eligible nationally have stepped up, Migration Policy Institute says.

Mohammad Abdollahi, originally from Iran, works for the National Immigration Youth Alliance, a social media hub advocating for legalization of young students.

'Dreamers' Not Just from Latin American Countries

While conversations about immigration reform mostly focus on Latinos, those of other backgrounds interested.

Several of the nine "dreamer" activists freed at the Tucson Greyhound station after three weeks in custody.

9 'Dreamers' Freed, Awaiting Asylum Requests

Mexican-born, US-reared, they tried re-entering last month to emphasize desire for immigration reform.

Obama's Phoenix Visit Tuesday Draws Protests

Immigrant rights activists gathered outside high school where president gave a speech; some signs read 'Deporter-in-Chief.'

DREAM students supporting education over deportation.

Phoenix Mayor Gives Obama Letter from 'Dreamer'

Upon his arrival to AZ for an economy speech, president receives a thank-you note from young undocumented immigrant.

Marco Saavedra, 23, at border fence in Nogales last month. His asylum request was pending.

Seven 'Dreamers' Granted Tentative Asylum

After leaving US, they tried to recross at Nogales last month, were taken to Eloy immigrant detention center.

Live Near Border in AZ? 'You're Being Watched'

Adding to already 'astronomical' security resources won't be deter organized crime, skeptical resident says.

Conceptual drawing of the new Mariposa Port of Entry under construction in Nogales.

Mexico Plans to Spend Millions on Port Renovations

US has put $200M into upgrading its side of Mariposa Port of Entry, commercial crossing at Nogales.

Tucson Wants Improved Economic Ties with Mexico

Mayor says recent trip south of border with AZ business leaders further opened eyes and minds to potential.

Nine Detained 'Dreamers' Hope for Asylum

The group of undocumented activists has been in custody for more than one week after attempting to cross border from Mexico into the U.S.

John McCain and Barack Obama

Obama, McCain: Odd Couple Seeking Results

Rare Washington partnership has worked on immigration reform, gun-purchase background checks, more.

Nine Detained 'Dreamers' Await Response to Release Request

Group of undocumented immigrants detained after trying to cross from Mexico to U.S. earlier this week.

This week, Michael hosts a discussion on racial issues in the state and across the country. Former Tucson City Council member Charles Ford Jr, Chairman of the Arizona Civil Rights Advisory Board Jeff Lavender, University of Arizona's Mexican American Studies lecturer Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith and Executive Director of the YWCA Tucson Kelly Fryer discuss these issues and how we as a country can come together to put an end to racism and separation.

AZ Week: Moving Toward Tolerance; More Needed

In wake of Trayvon Martin: 'Some of us took it for granted that we were farther along than we really are.'

There is one idea which would spend billions of additional dollars for personnel, equipment and barriers along the border with Mexico, but this is raising red flags for environmentalists.

Proposed Barriers Along Border Could Harm Wildlife

The issue has raised flags among environmentalists, who argue it could be devastating to the area's natural surroundings.

You've heard that many newspapers across the country are struggling but some of the smaller ones are actually doing well, according to their publishers. We speak to one local administrator as well as one the advertisers in one of the papers.

Growing Share of Latinos Get News in English, Report Finds

Pew study reveals 82% get at least some news in English; Spanish news acquisition declines sharply.

Border National Monument is Center of Conflict

Organ Pipe Cactus Park has sparked issues among Border Patrol, ecologists, visitors.

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