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Supreme Court rejects Arizona’s appeal of law on harboring immigrants

Supreme Court rejects Arizona’s appeal of law on harboring immigrants

By Mauro Whiteman Cronkite News Service WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling Monday that blocked an Arizona law that would make it a crime to harbor, transport or conceal an illegal immigrant. The high court denied, without comment, Arizona’s appeal of a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling

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Pollster: Arizona’s switch from red to blue state ‘inevitable’

By Joe Martin Cronkite News Service PHOENIX – Arizona has a national reputation for hard-core conservatism, but it’s inevitable that Democrats will hold sway in the state as the Latino population grows and independent voters surge, a pollster said Saturday. Jim Haynes, president and CEO of the Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center, said the shift has

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Senator wants Arizona to spend $30 million on virtual border fence

By Jordan Young Cronkite News Service PHOENIX – As a 25-foot tower set up in the state Senate parking lot scanned those walking by Tuesday, a senator said Arizona should invest in such a system to help the Border Patrol. “In my opinion, this tower, what we’re looking at here, is the next step for

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Report: Both parties have ‘work cut out for them’ to reach Hispanic vote

By Colton Gavin Cronkite News Service WASHINGTON – Arizona Hispanic voter engagement has not kept pace with the growth of the Latino population, but that is poised to change and political parties need to be ready to take advantage, a new report says. The report Tuesday from America’s Voice and Latino Decisions said that while

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The past is prologue for U.S. comprehensive immigration reform

Borderzine EL PASO – Immigration policies from the past must be studied in order to reform them for the future was the premise of a lecture by Dr. Allison Brownell Tirres on the topic of deportation, a subject that is as crucial as it is complex for residents of the borderland. “I want to try

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