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Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday that Arizona no longer needs its 1-cent sales tax surcharge even though state spending, while below 2009 levels, still exceeds ongoing revenues.
A federal judge on Friday found the department run by the self-professed "toughest sheriff in America'' was guilty of racial profiling and ordered the agency's practices permanently halted.
Thousands of Arizonans in the federal "deferred action'' program won't be getting licenses to drive, at least not now.
As the F.B.I. and Department of Homeland Security sift through the collateral damage in Boston, one thing is abundantly clear: it was an act of terrorism. Questions, like who is responsible and their motivation, remain to be determined. Along with those questions, one cannot help but ask where God is during events like this.
BOSTON — The bombs that ripped through the Boston Marathon crowd were fashioned out of ordinary kitchen pressure cookers, packed with nails and other fiendishly lethal shrapnel, and hidden in duffel bags left on the ground, people close to the investigation said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. And this may be the week when a bipartisan group of senators makes public details of the overhaul plan it has been negotiating for months.
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TUCSON — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and other federal officials will be in southern Arizona on Friday to inspect security operations along the U.S.-Mexico border.
A better life for their families, but what about us?
The fight playing out today at the U.S. Supreme Court could impact an Arizona case the high court has not yet decided whether to hear.
The Arizona Board of Regents will start the process next month to see if there are ways that some illegal immigrant "dreamers'' can qualify for lower tuition than they now have to pay.
Arizona's higher education leaders are demanding more money from students, while also exploring legal options to reduce tuition for some immigrants.
Police say a former Mesa Police Sergeant has been arrested on sex abuse charges.
Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona said Friday that some of the more than 2,000 illegal immigrants recently released by the Homeland Security Department because of budget cuts may have been convicted of serious crimes, citing "local sources."
Police in Arizona remain free to use drones -- assuming they have them -- to spy on people.
Attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer told a federal judge Monday there is no legal basis to order the state to immediately provide driver's licenses to certain illegal immigrants immediately since they are not being harmed.
Last week's release of illegal immigrants into Arizona is political "payback'' by the Obama administration, Gov. Jan Brewer charged Monday.
WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department released from its jails more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation in recent weeks due to looming budget cuts and planned to release 3,000 more during March, The Associated Press has learned.
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2103 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano briefs reporters at the White House in Washington. The Homeland Security Department released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation from immigration jails in recent weeks due to looming budget cuts and planned to release 3,000 more during March, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
WASHINGTON – Arizona could face massive budget cuts across all public programs, from education and healthcare to Army base operations, if federal budget cuts are allowed to take effect as scheduled Friday, the White House warned.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., asked Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano how the government can measure security on the border. [Connor Radnovich/Cronkite News]
Susan Stamper Brown’s commentary of Feb. 13 (“Obama administration: Going Jack Bauer on us”) had the following statement in it:
Once, the barren mesas and shrub-covered canyons that extend east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted to waiting cars or a trolley stop in San Diego, passing border agents who were too busy herding others to give pause.
State lawmakers on Wednesday gave the first clearance to a measure designed to require police to get search warrants before they use drones to gather evidence.
If Arizona "dreamers'' are going to get state drivers' licenses, they're going to have to wait for a court order.