| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:45 PM
For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car.
Although the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Supreme Court is set to decide Tuesday whether Arizona must issue driver's licenses to young immigrants who were brought to this country illegally and then shielded from deportation by President Obama.
The justices have before them an emergency...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt Arizona another setback in its battle with the Obama administration over immigration policy, deciding the state must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who entered the country illegally as children but...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Thousands of young immigrants protected from deportation under a federal program will begin lining up for Arizona driver’s licenses Monday after a federal judge removed the final barrier preventing them from applying for the documents.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Arizona joined 17 other states suing the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court this week to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer released a...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Bad timing turned Karen Slone's medical problem into a crisis.
Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors' advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 7:00 PM
A federal judge has struck down a 2005 Arizona law that made smuggling immigrants a state crime, saying it conflicted with federal laws governing immigration.
U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton said in her Friday ruling that the state law was...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Barriers to gay marriage fell in Arizona, Alaska and Wyoming on Friday following a series of federal court actions in the latest in a series of legal victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America.
In Arizona, U.S. District Judge John Sedwick...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Same-sex couples in Arizona, Wyoming and Alaska will all be free to obtain marriage licenses by next week after federal judges struck down bans in two of those states Friday and the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request for a further stay in Alaska.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:35 PM
A federal appeals panel has overturned a 2006 Arizona law aimed at denying bail to people who are in the U.S. illegally and charged with a range of felonies.
Proposition 100, a ballot measure that gained approval from nearly 80% of the state’s...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala.
But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...