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The new school superintendents of Arizona and the Tucson Unified School District met Wednesday to discuss the fate of ethnic studies in the city’s public schools. It has been a controversial issue between the state and school district for several years.
January 07, 2015
Young immigrants known as DREAMers celebrated getting driver's licenses for the first time on Monday. But Arizona continues to bar another immigrant group from driving legally.
December 22, 2014
Starting Monday, Arizona must allow young immigrants known as DREAMers the right to apply for driver’s licenses.
December 18, 2014
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Civil rights advocates on the border say new federal guidance restricting racial profiling doesn’t go far enough. The rules released Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice include exceptions for border enforcement.
December 09, 2014
A part of Arizona’s history all but disappeared when the U.S.-Mexico border was created about 160 years ago. Parks and museums on both sides of the border have begun working together to revitalize and preserve a living history that gives people a way to connect to their roots.
November 28, 2014
A federal judge in Texas struck down the state's voter ID law less than a month before Election Day, characterizing it as discriminatory against African-Americans and Latinos.
October 10, 2014
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The U.S. has been investing in violence prevention programs in Central America so fewer kids will feel the need to migrate. But some say other U.S. policies are making the region more violent.
October 06, 2014
The tiny nation of El Salvador is scrambling to receive thousands of children deported from Mexico back to their home country. In coming months, more children are anticipated to arrive, this time deported from the U.S.
September 03, 2014
Almost 37,500 migrant children who crossed the Southwest border this year are now reunited with relatives or sponsors. Among them are a family in Phoenix back together after years of separation.
August 13, 2014
The arrest of an undocumented Latino immigrant by Border Patrol brought human rights activists to the streets and to the Tucson Police Department.
August 12, 2014

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