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Deported Fathernew

Cesar Leyva is holding on to a very thin thread of hope that he'll be able to return to the United States to be close to his 6-year-old son. He hasn't seen his boy in six months.
Tucson Weekly  |  María Inés Taracena  |  11-24-2015  |  Immigration

Death in Detentionnew

The autopsy shows that while undocumented immigrant Jose de Jesus Deniz-Sahagun was being housed in a privately run Eloy prison in May, he shoved a sock down his throat and choked on it.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  06-25-2015  |  Immigration

Partial Freedomnew

Supporters of an initial bill to help trafficking victims say the end result continues to punish victims.
Tucson Weekly  |  María Inés Taracena  |  04-24-2015  |  Immigration

A Rich Switchnew

Income equality continues to grow for Arizonans—and taxes continue a shift from the wealthy to the middle class.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  04-02-2015  |  Economy

Poli-Migra No Morenew

A policy change by the Tucson Police Department brings relief to the city's undocumented community.
Tucson Weekly  |  María Inés Taracena  |  03-20-2015  |  Immigration

The Never-Ending Scrutinynew

Two years after Arizona banned Mexican-American studies, new curriculum is under attack.
Tucson Weekly  |  María Inés Taracena  |  01-15-2015  |  Education

Progress, Derailed?new

Has the Obama administration hobbled the Endangered Species Act?
Tucson Weekly  |  Judith Lewis Mernit  |  12-10-2014  |  Environment

Identification Issuesnew

How can we get the homeless off the streets if they don't have the identification needed to receive services?
Tucson Weekly  |  Mari Herreras  |  10-30-2014  |  Homelessness

Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association vs. Humblenew

The legal wrangling over PTSD and medical marijuana continues with new complaint filed against Department of Health Services
Tucson Weekly  |  Mari Herreras  |  09-04-2014  |  Health

Hope is the Resolvenew

Indie rock quartet Signals tells a story about the challenges of faith on their new EP, Hindsight
Tucson Weekly  |  Joshua Levine  |  08-01-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

Sponsor Appealnew

The drama over the termination of a University of Arizona assistant professor and the future of marijuana research continues.
Tucson Weekly  |  Mari Herreras  |  07-29-2014  |  Education

Life in Dark and Lightnew

Roger Ebert's life story, told in the format he loved so much, is one of the year's best films.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  07-29-2014  |  Movies

Barely About Baseballnew

Million Dollar Arm is another Disney feel-good sports film.
Tucson Weekly  |  Colin Boyd  |  05-15-2014  |  Reviews

Computer Justicenew

Computer hardware malfunction has turned immigration courts upside down, and in some cases kept detainees from posting bond.
Tucson Weekly  |  Mari Herreras  |  05-02-2014  |  Immigration

Not-So-Free Comic Book Daynew

The annual celebration of pen-and-ink is a great opportunity for local comic retailers hoping to make year-long customers out of one-day shoppers.
Tucson Weekly  |  Henry Barajas  |  05-01-2014  |  Cartoons

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