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Arpaio to be interviewed in immigration case

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deposition will become part of a lawsuit filed by civil rights groups against the sheriffs and top prosecutors in Arizona's 15 counties. More>>

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Arpaio demands feds pay costs in profiling case

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says in a letter Thursday to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that Washington is to blame for providing some of his deputies with faulty immigration enforcement training. More>>

GOP lawmakers want to fight SB1070 subpoenas

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Republican leaders in the Arizona Legislature want taxpayers to pay for a legal fight against subpoenas seeking emails from nearly two dozen current and former lawmakers in a case stemming from a challenge to Arizona's anti-immigration law, SB1070. More>>

Border Patrol to demonstrate new tunnel robots

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Border Patrol agents are using new robot technology to catch illegal activities inside tunnels at the Arizona-Mexico border. Agents in the Tucson sector will demonstrate on Tuesday how so-called "tunnel More>>

AZ top 3 for immigration-related prosecutions

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half of all criminal defendants and 97 percent of petty-offense defendants in the state's federal courts are prosecuted for immigration violations. More>>

Arizona border fence plan stalled after 3 years

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A plan by Arizona lawmakers to build a mile of fencing along the border with Mexico using private money remains stalled three years after it was sanctioned by the Legislature. More>>

Plaintiffs appealing AZ ruling on smuggling law

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Both sides are now appealing a federal judge's ruling that Maricopa County's prosecution of people who arrange to be smuggled conflicts with federal law. More>>

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Arizona county appeals ruling on smuggling cases

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The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is appealing a federal judge's ruling that it cannot charge immigrants with conspiracy if they arrange to be smuggled into the United States. More>>

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CBS 5 Investigative reporters Tammy Leitner and Morgan Loew give you an in-depth look of what's going on at the border. More>>

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  • Timeline: Arizona's controversial SB 1070

    Timeline: Arizona's controversial SB 1070

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:47:15 GMT
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    April 23, 2010. SB 1070 signed into law. The law's most controversial provision authorizes law enforcement to question the immigration status of anyone stopped if an officer has a "reasonable suspicion"More >>
    On Wednesday, it will be four years since Gov. Jan Brewer signed one of the most controversial immigration laws in the country. Here's the timeline of SB 1070, Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law.More >>
  • Court rejects Arizona's appeal in immigration case

    Court rejects Arizona's appeal in immigration case

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:14:42 GMT
    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the state of Arizona over a ruling that blocked enforcement of part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law.More >>
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal of a blocked provision of Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law, dealing another blow to Gov. Jan Brewer in her effort to defend the law.More >>
  • Feds want to chime in on AZ harboring ban in SB 1070

    Feds want to chime in on Arizona's harboring ban

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 2:00 PM EST2014-02-26 19:00:16 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Justice has asked an appeals court to let its lawyers participate in arguments over Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's bid to overturn a ruling that bars police from enforcing a minorMore >>
    The U.S. Department of Justice has asked an appeals court to let its lawyers participate in arguments over Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's bid to overturn a ruling that bars police from enforcing a minorMore >>
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  • Bill allowing optometrists to prescribe draws flak

    Bill allowing optometrists to prescribe draws flak

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:20:39 GMT
    Some Arizona lawmakers and physicians are raising a red flag about a bill that would allow optometrists to prescribe some drugs that is set for a vote in the Senate. Opponents of the bill called it dangerousMore >>
    Some Arizona lawmakers and physicians are raising a red flag about a bill that would allow optometrists to prescribe some drugs that is set for a vote in the Senate.More >>
  • Brewer expands Arizona school voucher program

    Brewer expands Arizona school voucher program

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:17:37 GMT
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law two bills that expand eligibility to the state's school voucher program. Brewer signed House bills 2139 and 2150 Wednesday. HB 2139 expands eligibility toMore >>
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law two bills that expand eligibility to the state's school voucher program.  Brewer signed House bills 2139 and 2150 Wednesday.More >>
  • Bill granting new income tax credit gets axed

    Bill granting new income tax credit gets axed

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:14:33 GMT
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has axed a bill that would have allowed owners of corporations to claim individual income tax credits for corporate donations to a school tuition organization. Brewer vetoed SenateMore >>
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has axed a bill that would have allowed owners of corporations to claim individual income tax credits for corporate donations to a school tuition organization.More >>
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