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The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
May 09, 2016
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A federal appeals court has ruled to lift a hold on two Arizona identity theft laws that were the legal basis for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's worksite raids.
May 02, 2016
Democratic politicians in Texas and New Mexico have sent a letter to the El Paso local union saying they support the agents' wish to distance themselves from the national union's endorsement of Trump.
April 13, 2016
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A pro-immigrant coalition of organizations is threatening to revive an Arizona boycott if pending immigration-related bills become state law. In response, Arizona’s business groups have condemned the idea of a boycott.
April 07, 2016
For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.
March 30, 2016
Some members of Arizona’s business community are watching Trump anxiously as the state’s presidential primary approaches this Tuesday. They worry the Republican front runner’s rhetoric on immigration and Mexico could prompt a backlash, something Arizona has seen before.
March 18, 2016
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Arturo Reyes Trujillo was sentenced to 262 months, nearly 22 years, in prison this week. He pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to cocaine trafficking and money laundering.
March 08, 2016
A key U.S. ally in South America is debating the tortuous path to peace after six decades of armed conflict.
March 03, 2016
The U.S. government is asking for funds to prepare for another surge of Central American children arriving alone at the border.
March 02, 2016
Donald Trump's Super Tuesday success didn’t go unnoticed in Mexico where disapproval of the Republican front runner has been expressed with everything from Trump-faced piñatas to public condemnation.
March 02, 2016

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