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Arizona Illegal Immigration law sparks protests

Lawyers Call Denial of Licenses for Dreamers 'Discriminatory'

Immigrant rights advocates file motion for a summary judgment Weds. in US District Court in PHX, seeking oral argument in case; call policy 'discriminatory.'

Sole Tucson LGBT Community Performance Arts Space Closing

Fluxx Studios announces 'imminent closure' by June; executive director says money reserves are gone, unable to keep up without consistent monthly donations.

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Atty General Can Now Fight Subpoenas in SB 1070 Civil Case

Brewer signs legislation triggered by subpoenas issued by the ACLU in case seeking to overturn controversial immigration law.

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.

More Than 100 Protest Outside Eloy Immigration Detention Center

Immigration advocates, supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in an effort to push Obama put a freeze on deportations.

Protestors stand at the site where a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed on the Mexican side of the border by Border Patrol in October 2012.

ACLU Files Claim Against TPD Over Immigrants Detention

Two immigrants were detained during a traffic stop last Oct., sparking protests in Tucson; claim alleges detention violated their constitutional rights.

Judge: Arpaio Trivialized Racial Profiling Findings

Maricopa sheriff is set to appear before federal judge Monday for allegations that his chief deputy has suggested they weren't obligated to fix violations.

Court Reviews Law Denying Bail to Undocumented Immigrants

A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday over constitutionality of Proposition 100 which was voter approved to amend state Constitution.

Arpaio Has Until Monday to File Racial Profiling Appeal

Lawyers for Maricopa County sheriff face deadline today to submit challenge to May ruling that said sheriff's office targeted Latinos.

Fed Suit Filed to Overturn AZ's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Natl LGBT-rights organization files on behalf of seven couples, two surviving spouses; lawsuit requests for state to recognize these unions.

SB 1070 Challengers Seek Denial of Brewer's Ruling Review Request

Lawyers urged U.S. Supreme Court to reject governor's attempt to look into Appeal Court's decision preventing enforcement of section of immigration law.

Emails Show Talks Between Brewer's Staff, SB 1062 Sponsors

Meetings with Brewer's legal counsel, policy director came before vetoed Religious Freedom Restoration Act was introduced in January.

Controversial SB 1062 Inspires AZ Legislator to Come Out as Gay

Sen. Steve Gallardo says bill would have affected him personally; he's running for Democratic Congressional District 7 soon to be vacated by retirement of Rep. Ed Pastor.

Lawyers in Same-Sex Ban Suit Say Equality Not Violated

Arizona Attorney General's Office denies equality-protection, due-process rights were ignored as lawsuit to overturn gay marriage prohibition continues.

Protest of sb 1062

Poll: Many Arizonans Agreed With Brewer's Veto of SB 1062

Governor vetoed controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week; Public Policy Polling surveyed 870 state voters, including 403 Republican primary voters.

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