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NAU Among Friendliest Universities for LGBT Students

Annual report puts university in top 50 thanks to programs, services it provides inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.

Tucsonans Step Up to Help Central American Women, Children

One volunteer calls it 'a moral imperative to help suffering humanity;' he, his partner, take in two for one night.

Execution in Tucson Double Murder Takes 2 Hours

Joseph Wood dies by lethal injection after 'gasping, snorting' on death chamber table, his lawyers say.

Son Reunites with Mom; He Flees Gang Violence in Honduras

San Pedro Sula has one of highest murder rates in the world; city sending greatest number of child migrants to US.

Nogales Children's Shelter Emptying, May Close by Monday

Officials cite reduced flow of Central American immigrant youths crossing illegally; facility down to 200 as of Friday.

UPDATE: Immigrant Youth Won't Go to Oracle Tuesday

Grijalva's office reports no dropoff planned as opponents, supporters mingle peacefully, wait at roadside.

Aid for Migrants Arriving at Greyhound Station May Move by July's End

Tucson Councilman Kozachik says community must find place other than bus station for handling groups of mostly Central American children, women.

Reporter’s Notebook: Update of Central American Child Migrants

About 200 children brought to Tucson shelter under high security; Obama asks for $3.7B to handle crisis.

AZ Week: 'Migrant Influx Should Be Treated as Refugee Crisis'

Political refugee from Guatemala fled country in '80s; says children, youth fleeing Central America now should be granted status.

Arivaca Residents Protest Border Patrol Checkpoint

Have asked for its closures since last year, alleging it is a violation of their civil rights.

UPDATE: Denial of Driver's Licenses to Certain Immigrants Blocked

Brewer says decision 'continues us down a dangerous path in which courts, president, not Congress, make our natl laws.'

Feds to Open More Detention Facilities for Immigrant Families

Homeland Security Deputy Sec. says they will be primarily for mothers, children caught crossing into US illegally.

Grijalva Won't Tour Nogales Shelter Without Clergy

Congressman arranged visit with five Tucson religious leaders; Border Patrol said only he, staff could enter.

ACLU of AZ: Children Experience Civil Rights Abuses in Detention

Claim against Department of Homeland Security cites mistreatment, neglect.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

No Immediate Action for Sanctuary Case, Immigration Officials Say

However deportation order is still in effect two days after Mexican immigrant moves into church.

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