August 15, 2012 Young people brought to the U.S. illegally may begin applying for a deportation deferral and a two-year work permit beginning Wednesday. The Obama administration put elements of the DREAM Act into effect even though it hasn't been passed by Congress.
July 19, 2012 At issue is whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio violated the civil rights of Latino citizens and legal U.S. residents. The plaintiffs hope to prove Arpaio's department engaged in systematic racial profiling. The self-proclaimed "Toughest Sheriff in America" says he's cracking down on illegal immigration.
June 29, 2012 The Border Patrol recently began training wild mustangs to help out along the border in southern Arizona. Horse patrols are nothing new; they allow agents to get into remote areas no vehicle can reach. But it turns out the mustangs are exceptionally well-suited for the harsh landscape.
June 27, 2012 Days after the Supreme Court upheld a key part of Arizona's law, human-rights groups say they're getting calls from worried undocumented residents who are afraid of being turned over to immigration officials. But the ruling has also emboldened opponents of the measure.
May 25, 2012 Voters in Arizona's 8th Congressional District will decide next month who will fill the seat vacated by Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. She resigned in January, a year after she was badly injured in a shooting. One of her former aides is taking on a Tea Party candidate in the special election.