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News Roundup: New UA study on deportation

March 30, 2013
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The Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona released a study this week that is garnering widespread media attention. The study, titled “In the Shadow of the Wall: Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement and Security,” was conducted at migrant shelters along the U.S.-Mexico border and addresses the following questions: Who are the more […]

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Notes on a highway

February 17, 2013
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Road, highway, alongside, tentacles, spine and ribs, towns, cities, border, shopping, cowboys, Indians, Baboquivari, Patagonia, Santa Ritas, Tucson, A Mountain, Mt. Wrightson, observatories, stars, night sky, sunrise, sunset, mines, Titan II missiles, hidden silos, Tubac, Sunday morning coffee at the cafe in Tubac, old car show, Tubac Resort and Golf Club, Tubac arts festival, Santa […]

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Endeavour buzzes Tucson on retirement flight

September 20, 2012
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Space shuttle Endeavour flew low and slow over the University of Arizona on Thursday, part of the final lap of its retirement flight over the United States in route to the California Science Center. The overflight was added by NASA in response to a request by Mark Kelly, who commanded the shuttle’s last space mission, […]

Posted in: Giffords, Science

IG Report Out: Holder in the clear, 14 may face sanctions

September 19, 2012
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The Justice Department’s internal watchdog released a report on Wednesday after a months-long investigation into the failed “gun-walking” investigation called Operation Fast and Furious. Responding to a Feb. request from US Attorney General Eric Holder, the Inspector General under Michael Horowitz laid the blame for the operation, which allowed thousands of weapons into Mexico on […]

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SC Wire: Family of slain Border Patrol agent calls for ‘accountability’

September 18, 2012
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Read Family of slain Border Patrol agent calls for ‘accountability, written by the Chronicle’s Paul M. Ingram and published by Reuters: (Reuters) - Relatives of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose murder in the line of duty was linked to a botched U.S. operation to track guns smuggled to Mexico on Monday called for accountability for the government […]

Posted in: Border, Politics

SC Wire: Valdez T-shirt latest in questionable campaign promotion

September 4, 2012
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Read “Valdez T-shirt latest in questionable campaign promotion” written by the Chronicle’s Cacho Prendergast and published by the Nogales International on September 4, 2012. “Local candidates and their supporters continue to walk a fine legal and ethical line when it comes to election-season campaigning. The latest instance involves T-shirts emblazoned with the City of Nogales […]

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