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DACA recipients search for answers among local and federal measures to ease impact of pandemic

Recipients of the Obama-era program for immigrant youth say questions remain for mixed immigration status families

Immigration attorneys, turned away without protective gear, call for detention center closures

Arizona attorneys say they can't find protective equipment required to visit clients, putting their cases in danger.

Immigration lawyers: New personal protective equipment rules endangering detainees

Lawyers and advocacy groups say the U.S. government is defying public health rules intended to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

More demands to close immigration courts as judge tests positive for COVID-19

Immigration lawyers, judges and prosecutors sent a joint message to the Department of Justice to close the courts.

Judges ask DOJ to reconsider hearings in high-traffic immigration courts amid coronavirus outbreak

Judges and attorneys working in immigration courts say they need federal support to protect their clients and the public.

Supreme Court vacates ruling in Nogales cross-border shooting

The high court’s order followed its 5-4 ruling last week in a nearly identical case from Texas.

Diversion programs aimed at lowering drug-related incarcerations in Pima County

The county attorney's office says its approach is unique in Arizona.

Final charge dismissed against humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren

Prosecutors declined to say why they dropped the case against Warren.

Court says Mexicans cannot sue Border Patrol agents in fatal shootings

A ruling on Tuesday about a cross-border shooting in Texas could affect a decision on a similar case that took place in Arizona.

Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

The challenge came over a tax California collects from Arizona companies "doing business" in that state.

Federal judge throws out No More Deaths convictions

The volunteers had been convicted of misdemeanors after leaving food and water in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.

Maricopa County agrees to pay other side's legal costs in racial profiling case

The payment is tied to a lawsuit against the sheriff’s office for profiling Latino drivers.

Judge overseeing Border Patrol trial may order tents for Tucson Sector

Government attorneys said the number of families seeking asylum in the sector is already far higher than the last fiscal year.

Finding perspective on race and privilege: "Master Harold"... and the Boys

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with James D. Diamond about his book "After the Blood Bath", and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

Trial over treatment of migrants in Border Patrol custody begins

Advocates are alleging inhumane treatment at many of the agency's short-term detention centers in Arizona.

TUSD: End court supervision in desegregation case

The district said court approval of its request would save money and keep dollars flowing for related programs for students.

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