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$1.2B Proposed Savings on Immigrant Detentions

Report by United Nations says use nonprofits not private prisons.

Thousands of Children Seek Asylum, Many Without Lawyers

10,000 Central American children facing 'removal' went to court without lawyers.

Wanted by the Law? Clear It Up in Pima County This Saturday

Court officials hope people will appear to pay fines, clear up issues with 20,000 warrants.

William Shatner Brings his World to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Pros & Cons of Prop 123; the latest on the state budget dealmaking; and a Tucson man plans to work his way across all 50 states.

$1.5M Grant to Help Pima County Reduce Jail Population

County spends $66M a year on jail, aims for 18% fewer inmates through various programs.

Author: Right to Vote Still One of the Most Contested

Ari Berman will discuss 'Give Us the Ballot' at Tucson Festival of Books.

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Will Speak in Tucson

Feb 15 lecture set at UA for justice appointed to court in 2010 by Obama.

Goldwater Institute Lawyer Named to State Supreme Court

Appointment of Clint Bolick is his first judicial job after years as constitutional litigator.

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.

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