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Immigrant Advocates Want End to Operation Streamline

Protesters say record shows it doesn't work; McCain, Flake want it expanded.

Republican Candidates Ask Judge to Overturn Election

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

Ducey's Drug Strike Force Poses Unanswered Questions

DPS commander says force is a plan in search of resources; one officer assigned so far.

Two Republicans Want Tucson Council Election Overturned

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

Arizona Spotlight for November 13, 2015

'Nam Jam marks 28 years of veteran brotherhood; veteran, folksinger & teacher Clyde Appleton remembered; Steven Wright takes his comedy seriously; voices form the 2015 All Souls Procession.

US Court: Tucson Elections Wrongly Favor Democrats

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

'Misconceptions' in ACLU Claims Against Border Patrol

Officers' union representative disputes accusations of widespread civil rights violations.

Border Patrol Agent Indicted in Mexican Teen's Death in 2012

Rock throwing led agent to shoot through border fence, killing 16-year-old in 2012.

Arpaio Contempt Hearing Over Latino Profiling Resumes

Sheriff, several of his top officers face federal sanctions, possibility of criminal charges.

Study: Births to Undocumented Immigrants Decline

Pew Research Center says number fell below 300,000 for first time since 2002.

Report: Refugee Offer Not Reducing Youth Immigration

Migration Policy Institute study says few Central American children qualify for status.

Judge: Family Can Sue Border Patrol Agent Who Shot Teen

Rock-throwing incident at border fence in Nogales left Mexican youth dead with mutiple wounds.

Next Court Redistricting Challenge: Legislative Lines

Supreme Court to hear claim that independent commission drew boundaries favoring Democrats.

Arizonans' Division Over Same-Sex Marriage Continues

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

Demonstrators Protest Arivaca Border Patrol Checkpoint

Inland traffic stops lead to profiling, deaths, they say; Patrol chief says they provide security.

MacArthur Fellow Brackette F. Williams

Ethnic studies connects UA anthropology professor with 'genius grant'

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