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Fewer Crossing, More Dying: Our Deadly Border

"Death stalks the borderlands. But the dead aren't considered worthy of much notice. By the end of August, the bodies of 122 illegal border crossers had been found in Arizona's southern deserts. Border Patrol apprehensions dropped 75 percent in its Tuscon sector from fiscal year 2004 to...

Meet the Expert: Stephen W. Yale-Loehr

Attorney Stephen W. Yale-Loehr , co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure , the 21-Volume 'Bible' of immigration law that has been cited in over 300 federal court decisions in cases from across the U.S. circuit courts of appeals, federal district courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court, was quoted...

A Family Divided

Arizona Republic three-day series : "For almost six years, Ivonne Gil has lived apart from her husband, Mario Gil, and their 13-year-old son, Daniel, on opposite sides of the border. She was deported in 2007 and hasn’t been able to return legally to the U.S. since. Mario and Daniel drive to...

Judge Orders Monitor Appointed to Oversee Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio

"A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a monitor be appointed to oversee the work of hardline Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio to ensure that his officers no longer use racial profiling in stops of Latino drivers in a crackdown on illegal immigration. U.S. District Judge Murray Snow had in May ordered...

3-Part Arizona Republic Border Blockbuster Blows Lid Off CBP 'Use of Force' Secrecy

Bob Ortega, Rob O'Dell, Daniel Gonzalez, Nick Oza and Charlie Leight compiled this must-read series for all border students. Part One : "A ghost is haunting Nogales." Part Two : Border death captured on video Part Three : Border agents without proper training assist local cops...