A Tempe church is giving sanctuary to a Guatemalan immigrant who's facing deportation as a result of a traffic stop. Reverend Eric Ledermann of the University Presbyterian Church says Luis Lopez-Acabal can stay "as long as it takes" to avoid his deportation." Luis is our neighbor who has been here ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer has issued her official response to a brief filed by California and 10 other states opposing Senate Bill 1070, and Brewer's calling the brief "pure politics."Apparently everyone wants to play politics, as groups of former police chiefs, attorneys general, members of Congress, ... More >>
There you have it -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio actually thinks the President of the United States got into the White House using a forged birth certificate.Yes, the year is 2012, and yes, New Times and several dozen other media outlets just listened to more than two hours of a "birther" ... More >>
The Phoenix branch of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau is Exhibit A of this country's failed border policies
Rock doc is both poignant and topical
Judge Thomas O'Toole made tough-talkin' Andy Thomas a loser, but sounds like he's a big chicken, too?
No more Mr. Nice Gardeners: The feathered fiend on Mayor Phil's idiot stammerings after the big undocumented-workers' march
The feds have busted a gut trying to deport Emmanuel Agyeman. Even seven tumultuous years in an Arizona prison couldn't budge him
The past is catching up with the Vietnamese son of a black American soldier
Latin artists such as Volovan hope to crack the U.S. But they have to crack immigration officials first.
The drowning death of a child is always a tragedy. But when does it become a crime? County prosecutors are wading into a dangerous debate.
Trouble-plagued NFL vet faces stint in Valley rehab
With big dollars at stake, rival newspapers duke it out to capture Valley's rapidly growing Hispanic market
INS gives Valley mom the boot after criminal past comes to light
Although immigration has filled the central city with minorities, Hispanics remain neighborhood inactivists
Three months after a fire gutted Phoenix's oldest Hispanic Catholic church, its pastor is feeling the heat and parishioners are steaming
Celebrated ASU playwright Guillermo Reyes -- who's Latino and gay -- gives thundering voice to the marginalized
When it comes to immigration for gay bi-national couples, love does have borders
Drive to license undocumented immigrant motorists accelerates through Latino community
Why did City Hall keep a new police policy toward illegals quiet until after the election?
On Madison Street, crowds of crack-addicted homeless are plaguing police and downtown businesses. But no one seems to be doing much about it.
Three years ago, at the pinnacle of their 15-year career, local rock heroes the Meat Puppets vanished from view, after bass player Cris Kirkwood became addicted to cocaine and heroin. The story only gets worse from there.
A Chilean national's struggle against deportation raises fundamental questions about the constitutional rights of immigrants
FOR DECADES, BELIEVERS HAVE FLOCKED TO A SOUTH PHOENIX CHAPEL DEDICATED TO A HYBRID SAINT CANONIZED BY THE MASSES
WHILE THE BORDER PATROL IS ATTACKING ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS, THE AGENCY IS LITERALLY RETREATING IN ARIZONA. THE RESULTS ARE COSTLY AND DANGEROUS.