Immigration

House panel approves Southwest Key reform bill; Dems reluctantly support it

The House Health and Human Services Committee approved on a 9-0 vote Thursday a Senate proposal changing how the state oversees federally contracted facilities like Southwest Key that run migrant youth shelters.

Courts: Stringer may actually be able to comply with legislative subpoena

The Arizona Supreme Court has clarified that an order sealing a document related to Rep. David Stringer’s arrest on sex crime charges in the early 1980s only applies to those who obtained the document from the State Bar of Arizona, but doesn’t bar Stringer from complying with a legislative subpoena if he has his own copy of the letter.

Arizona Supreme Court says Stringer can’t give document to Ethics Committee

A judge’s order prohibits Rep. David Stringer from turning over a document sought by the House Ethics Committee in its investigation into sex crime charges he faced in Maryland the early 1980s, according to the Arizona Supreme Court.

Stringer won’t release document to Ethics Committee, attorney says

An attorney for Rep. David Stringer said he won’t release a document that the House Ethics Committee has subpoenad as part of its probe into sex crimes charges he faced in Maryland in 1983.

As migrant family crisis strains volunteer network, no help to be found from Ducey or City of Phoenix

Nonprofits and church leaders overwhelmed by the daily release from federal custody of hundreds of migrant families have for weeks asked for local and state leaders to assist and support what they say is a humanitarian crisis. However, neither Gov. Doug Ducey’s office or City of Phoenix leaders have offered a plan to assist. Two Phoenix councilmembers punted the issue back to the federal government.

Supreme Court upholds law denying bail to some undocumented immigrants

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that some undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime, while authorities determine their deportation status.

Pentagon could divert $30 million Fort Huachuca project to border wall

The Pentagon has identified $150 million for military construction projects in Arizona that could be tapped to fund a border wall, with a $30 million project at Fort Huachuca the likeliest target in the state.

Tracking extremism in Arizona

Law enforcement may not have been tracking the growth of white extremist groups or their activities, but others have been.

White supremacists call Rep. Stringer ‘our guy’ in leaked chat logs

Chat logs from the white supremacist group Identity Ervopa released by the nonprofit news organization Unicorn Riot show support for racist comments made by Rep. David Stringer, R-Prescott, last year.

Turning Point USA holding event at ASU this month

Turning Point USA, the controversial conservative grassroots network for college and high school students, will be holding an event at Arizona State University next week.The organization is known for going after colleges for...
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