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HELP - 11-Year-Old American Kid Explains What ICE Has Done to His Dad

HELP - 11-Year-Old American Kid Explains What ICE Has Done to His Dad

Meet Edi's American born son, who has two American siblings. I really don't like watching him cry. You can't meet Edi, as immigration agents ripped him from his house as he was on his way out to take his kids to school. Obama recently changed policy to reconsider and lower priorities around undocumented immigrants who aren't breaking any laws, trying to find them a path to citizenship continue reading »

Sundance 2013: Gael Garcia Bernal’s Documentary Picked Up by Mundial

Sundance 2013: Gael Garcia Bernal’s Documentary Picked Up by Mundial

Who Is Dayani Cristal? a documentary made with actor Gael Garcia Bernal just showed at this year's Sundance Film Festival and it has already been picked up by Mundial. continue reading »

Phoenix Suns Fire Coach Alvin Gentry After Losing Streak

Phoenix Suns Fire Coach Alvin Gentry After Losing Streak

Alvin Gentry stepped down as coach of the NBA Phoenix Suns on Friday after reaching an agreement with management. The Suns posted a record of 158-144 under Gentry, who took charge of the team in February 2009. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  12 Narco Smugglers Caught with 1,250 Pounds of Pot in Arizona Desert

Extreme Trafficking:  12 Narco Smugglers Caught with 1,250 Pounds of Pot in Arizona Desert

A dozen drug smugglers carrying 1,250 pounds of marijuana were arrested Tuesday night by Ajo Station Border Patrol agents patrolling near Pia Oik, Ariz. continue reading »

Border Patrol Rescue Volunteers in Arizona Mountains

Border Patrol Rescue Volunteers in Arizona Mountains

U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued two women belonging to a group of volunteers who carry water for undocumented immigrants who run into trouble in the desert along Arizona's border with Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

ICE Strikes and Detains Mother of National Leader of the DREAM Act Movement

ICE Strikes and Detains Mother of National Leader of the DREAM Act Movement

Tonight, the mother and brother of one of the leaders of the national Dream Act movement, Erika Andiola, were arrested and taken away from their home. Erika's mother is the best example of how continue reading »

On 2nd Anniversary of Gabby Giffords Shooting, Arizona Holds Gun Buy-Back Program

On 2nd Anniversary of Gabby Giffords Shooting, Arizona Holds Gun Buy-Back Program

Dozens of people exchanged their firearms Tuesday for gift-cards for buying food on the second anniversary of the attack against now-former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, which took the lives of six people at a Tucson shopping center. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

One of the most common refrains voiced by opponents of immigration reform is that it must wait until the federal government has secured our border with Mexico and enforced the nation’s current immigration laws. continue reading »

Crime Scene Photos Shown to Jury in Murder Trial of Jodi Arias (PHOTO WARNING)

Crime Scene Photos Shown to Jury in Murder Trial of Jodi Arias (PHOTO WARNING)

The trial of Jodi Arias began last week, and the photos of the crime scene were recently shown to the jury. Arias is standing trial for murdering her ex-boyfriend Travis continue reading »

Battle Against Arizona Immigration Law SB1070 Continues

Battle Against Arizona Immigration Law SB1070 Continues

The legal battle against Arizona's harsh SB 1070 immigration law will continue in 2013 although the future of the section of the measure prohibiting housing or transportin continue reading »

Woman Accidentally Kills Brother, They Had Been Posing for Photos With Guns

Woman Accidentally Kills Brother, They Had Been Posing for Photos With Guns

An Arizona man is dead after being accidentally shot in the head by his sister as they posed for photos together, pointing guns at themselves and each other. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Jodi Arias May Get Death Penalty for Stabbing Ex to Death in Shower

LATINO BLOTTER: Jodi Arias May Get Death Penalty for Stabbing Ex to Death in Shower

An Arizona woman is accused of being so obsessive about her ex-boyfriend that investigators believe she stabbed and shot him, leaving him to die in his bathroom. continue reading »

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

The violence in neighboring Mexico and the deaths of undocumented immigrants at the hands of U.S. Border Patrol agents once more marred the situation along the Arizona border in 2012. continue reading »

AZ Schools in Danger of Closing Due to Budget Cuts

AZ Schools in Danger of Closing Due to Budget Cuts

The Tucson Unified School District, the largest in southern Arizona, is thinking about closing 14 schools because of budget cuts. The TUSD faces a deficit of $17 million, large continue reading »

Gov. Walker Says He’ll Fight Against AZ-Style Immigration Bill for Wisconsin

Gov. Walker Says He’ll Fight Against AZ-Style Immigration Bill for Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker recently clarified his stance on an Arizona-style immigration bill for him state. Wednesday, Walker spoke with reporters and said he would "push to make sure" immigration l continue reading »