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An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to void a state constitutional provision denying bail to some people awaiting trial who are in this country illegally. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Republican legislative leaders are moving to use tax dollars to fight subpoenas of e-mails of current and former lawmakers. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.


A federal appeals court may be poised to void a decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to deny driver's licenses to "DREAMers'' the Obama administration has allowed to stay and work in this country. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

Feds Announce New Immigration Waiver Program

Jan 2, 2013

Federal authorities have announced a new policy to help some families stay together during the immigration process. The change is likely to have an impact on tens of thousands of families.

This year's election changed the debate on immigration reform in Washington, but big hurdles remain to reaching a grand compromise.