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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.

Supreme Court Wants Limited Affirmative Action

Justices do not overturn law, but order lower court to apply narrower definition in college admissions case.

40 Years of Chronicling Gay Experience

Novelist, essayist Edmund White visits Tucson, to discuss career, latest writings.

Immigration Reform Rally to Draw Thousands

Arizonans, others in DC to urge passage as bill nears introduction

State English Language Learning OK'd

Judge ends 21-year-old case with ruling favoring 'block' method

Working for Equal Rights

Tucson group tries to raise awaress, education and opportunity for often-marginalized residents

Fed Court Rejects Request to Block SB 1070

Civil rights groups sought injunction against 'stop, check' provision

SB 1070's 'Stop and Check' Goes into Force, Judge Rules

She lifts injunction requiring AZ police to check immigration status

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