A bill filed Monday would limit Arizona's cooperation with federal immigration detainers, in an attempt to reduce deportations.
Conceived as a rebuke to Secure Communities, a federal program in which local law enforcement share fingerprint data with Immigration and Customs Enforcement in order to identify deportable immigrants, the bill ... Read More
Op-ed by Marisa Franco. Originally published on Politic365.
Despite the fact that political winds are blowing away from Arizona-style attrition politics, some officials in that state are determined to keep their tent staked in the ground, by hook or by crook. ... Read More
PHOENIX–Ivon Matamoros has been packing most of her baby daughter’s clothes and blankets to start a reluctant journey back to Mexico. Matamoros, 24, could be among hundreds of youth who qualify for a deportation reprieve under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). But she didn’t apply.
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The Phoenix human rights group Puente is planning a press conference and rally for Friday, March 9, to protest the Phoenix Police Department's current operations order on immigration enforcement, which allows crime victims and witnesses to be questioned about their immigration status.
The operations order was last revised in October ... Read More
On Friday, Puente Movement in Arizona launched “Arrest Arpaio Not the People,” a campaign which seeks to get Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrested and charged with criminal offenses for the abuse of immigrant detainees. The group protested in front of the Sheriff’s office and said today’s protest Is ... Read More