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Referendum to Overturn Election Changes Makes Ballot

Successful petition drive stops measures from taking effect until voters decide in 2014 general election.

AZ Week: Immigration Reform Back In Play

Three angles of immigration debate weigh on Obama's urging to Congress to revive comprehensive talks.

AZ Week: New American: 'I'm From Here Now'

Overcoming repression, war, refugee immigrants join ranks of US citizens in ceremonies this week.

Taking Oath for Citizenship: 'I Love This Country'

Small group at Tumacacori among 25,000 across nation this week celebrating US Citizenship Day.

AZ Won't Issue Licenses to Anyone Qualifying for Deferred Action

Change came after US District Court judge ruled in May that policy was likely 'discriminatory.'

New "Freedom to Marry" Campaign Launches

Coalition of civil rights organizations; year-long education effort planned, then possible ballot measure.

Grijalva Invites Congressional Border Caucus to Nogales

Ad hoc hearing on humanitarian, economic issues; tour of port of entry on agenda for Friday gathering.

Immigrant Interest in Commemoration of 'I Have a Dream' Speech

Civil rights 50 years ago, immigrant rights today: 'At core, we're talking about same thing,' advocate says.

AZ Week: Still a Dream, But Progress Has Been Made

Arizonans recall 50th anniversary of March on Washington with reflections on race relations, search for equality.

'Dreamers' Not Just from Latin American Countries

While conversations about immigration reform mostly focus on Latinos, those of other backgrounds interested.

Obama's Phoenix Visit Tuesday Draws Protests

Immigrant rights activists gathered outside high school where president gave a speech; some signs read 'Deporter-in-Chief.'

Seven 'Dreamers' Granted Tentative Asylum

After leaving US, they tried to recross at Nogales last month, were taken to Eloy immigrant detention center.

Live Near Border in AZ? 'You're Being Watched'

Adding to already 'astronomical' security resources won't be deter organized crime, skeptical resident says.

Indigenous Students From Guatemala, Mexico Visit Tucson

UA’s leadership program teaches group about democracy, education and government.

AZ Week: Moving Toward Tolerance; More Needed

In wake of Trayvon Martin: 'Some of us took it for granted that we were farther along than we really are.'

Key Part of Voting Rights Act Ruled Unconstitutional

Supreme Court decision, 5-4, frees Arizona, 8 other states from federal preclearance of electoral changes.

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