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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.

Homeland Security Sec. Touring Nogales Children Shelther

Jeh Johnson is coming to Arizona Weds.; says to get firsthand view of what Border Patrol agents are 'dealing with.'

AP: US Law, Flawed System Drive Central American Youth to Migrate

90,000 expected to cross in federal fiscal year; analysis shows little deportation risk seen once children arrive.

Grijalva Won't Tour Nogales Shelter Without Clergy

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

Florence Jail Receives 'Good Ratings' from Feds, Pinal Says

Sheriff Babeu: Complaint on behalf of immigrant detainees comes from group that made false claims last year.

Public Meeting Aims to 'Build Confidence' in Maricopa Sheriff

Judge in Arpaio's racial profiling case says these should be scheduled to inform residents about policy changes by agency.

ACLU of AZ: Children Experience Civil Rights Abuses in Detention

Claim against Department of Homeland Security cites mistreatment, neglect.

TPD Has New Database Tracking SB1070 Enforcement

Policy change modeled after agreement between city of South Tucson, ACLU of Arizona that aims to curb alleged racial profiling.

Feds May Drop Challenge to Portion of SB 1070

Obama administration has signaled willingness to drop legal fight against Arizona immigration law, a section critics consider racial profiling.

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.

ACLU Appoints Panel to Monitor Arpaio's Policies

An attorney, an organizer and an ASU assistant professor to be on the Community Advisory Board; part of aftermath of racial profiling allegations.

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.

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.'

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