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Thousands of Arizonans in the federal "deferred action'' program won't be getting licenses to drive, at least not now.
Magdalena Mozes Herzberger has been on a mission ever since a British soldier picked her up from among the dead at the Bergen-Gelsen concentration camp in northwest Germany in April 1945. The soldier cried as he carried her, and she looked over the numerous dead as they passed.
Opponents of Arizona's landmark immigration law took note of the measure's third anniversary Tuesday by urging lawmakers to repeal the legislation that sparked a national debate over border security and immigrants' rights.
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.
The Arizona Board of Regents on Thursday approved tuition increases at the state's three public universities and directed staff to explore legal options to reduce tuition for some immigrants.
An attorney for Gov. Jan Brewer told federal appellate judges Tuesday they should let Arizona enforce its laws against harboring illegal immigrants because there's no evidence anyone is in danger of actually being prosecuted.
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.
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."
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)
Lawyers for Gov. Jan Brewer are urging a judge to reject a request to block Arizona from enforcing the governor's order that denies driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama administration policy.
A federal judge on Friday blocked illegal immigrants in the new "deferred action'' program from arguing in court they are being "irreparably harmed'' by the refusal of Gov. Jan Brewer to let them have Arizona drivers' licenses.
FLORENCE — A man deported five times since 2005 has been arrested in Arizona on a probation violation and for allegedly assaulting a Pinal County Sheriff's deputy.
How do we get so lucky to have not one but two Sheriffs that somehow get into the National Media for all the wrong reasons. Yes folks we have Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who has news conferences about the “birther issue,” his posse and his racist raids.
Immigration reform, what’s being “reformed”? All I see coming from President Obama, Hispanic activists and sadly our Arizona “Republican In Name Only” (R.I.N.O.) Senators John “Keating Five” McCain and Jeff “S.T.R.I.V.E. Act” Flake is 100 percent Amnesty.
A civil rights group is claiming a new memo from immigration officials proves that Jan Brewer is legally wrong in denying driver licenses to individuals in the president's "deferred action'' program.
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2012 file photo, young immigrant Erika Andiola, of Mesa, Ariz., poses for a portrait at a site where people line up to get guidance on a new federal program, called Deferred Action, that would help them avoid deportation in Phoenix, Arizona. The mother and a brother of Andiola were arrested Thursday evening, Jan. 10, 2013 at the family's Phoenix-area home. Andiola says ICE agents said there was a long-pending deportation order for her mother. The brother was released early Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, while the mother was transported to an immigration detention center in Florence. Another brother says the family has been told by the Mexican consulate in Mexico that the mother would be released after being returned to Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Erika Andiola, right, of Mesa, Ariz., smiles as she shows a friend her "paperwork" as joins other young immigrants as they a news conference that was held to help young immigrants get proper guidance before applying for a new federal program, called Deferred Action, that would help them avoid deportation Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, in Phoenix. The new nationwide program, which the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began accepting those applications today, will allow young immigrants to get work permits but not a path to citizenship. The idea was to stop deporting many illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Young immigrant Erika Andiola, of Mesa, Ariz., sits with a file folder to be used to gather her documentation after several immigrants lined up to get guidance for a new federal program, called Deferred Action, that would help them avoid deportation Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, in Phoenix. The new nationwide program, which the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began accepting those applications today, will allow young immigrants to get work permits but not a path to citizenship. The idea was to stop deporting many illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Federal immigration officials on Friday released the mother of an immigration activist, less than a day after the woman and another relative were arrested at the family's Phoenix-area home.
Federal immigration officials say they're releasing the mother of an immigration activist after the mother and another relative were arrested at the family's Phoenix-area home.
Saying she wants to clarify what she believes is obvious, a Phoenix lawmaker seeks to amend state law to say thousands of illegal immigrants in the president's deferred action program are entitled to Arizona driver licenses.
Here's my annual list looking at 2012: