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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.

NPR Report: Border Patrol Deadly Force Questioned

A lawyer in Corpus Christi, Texas currently represents families in three BP shootings where agent was in U.S. and victim in Mexico.

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

“Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

AZ Can Sue Maricopa CC District Over In-state Tuition for DREAMers

Judge rules state is allowed to take action against the community college district; says Atty. Gen. Tom Horne responded properly.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal of SB 1070 Harboring Ban Block

The justices declined to review ruling that barred police from arresting people for sheltering immigrants living in U.S. undocumented.

Horne Asks 9th Circuit to Remove Temp Block of Abortion Rules

New Arizona abortion medication regulations were scheduled to begin April 1; Planned Parenthood had asked for blockage, fed court granted last week.

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