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  • Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses

    Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses
    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...
  • High court to weigh Arizona denial of some immigrants' driver's licenses

    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...
  • Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrant 'Dreamers'

    Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrant 'Dreamers'
    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...
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' to line up for driver's licenses; Brewer vows fight

    Arizona 'Dreamers' to line up for driver's licenses; Brewer vows fight
    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. A...
  • Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit

    Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit
    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...
  • In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact

    In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact
    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...
  • Federal judge strikes down Arizona immigration law

    Federal judge strikes down Arizona immigration law
    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...
  • Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming

    Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming
    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...
  • Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down

    Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down
    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. U.S....
  • Court rejects Arizona's no-bail law for immigrants in U.S. illegally

    Court rejects Arizona's no-bail law for immigrants in U.S. illegally
    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...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration
    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...