Immigration

Regents reduce tuition for immigrant students, AZ high school grads

Effective immediately, students who graduated from an Arizona high school but don’t qualify for in-state tuition will pay between $9,000 to $18,000 less in annual tuition at the state’s three public universities, regardless of their immigration status.

Detained immigrants, groups sue ICE, DHS for inadequate medical care, disability accommodations

Immigrants with disabilities and medical and mental health conditions and two California immigrant-rights groups have sued the federal government for failing to provide health care and disability accommodations at its 158 immigration detention facilities nationwide, in violation of constitutional and statutory requirements. 

Flake: Racist language doesn’t make Trump racist

Former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake says President Donald Trump is guilty of making racist statements, but critics “go too far” when they use those statements to castigate Trump as a racist.

AZ Republicans take a giant step backwards on immigration and race

Once upon a time, not long ago, in a land called Arizona, there was a group of Republican politicians who wanted to shed the state’s post-SB1070 nativist image.

Ducey disapproves of Trump’s new green card policy, raids that don’t prioritize ‘bad guys’

Gov. Doug Ducey took issue with President Donald Trump’s new policy of limiting green cards for poorer immigrants.

Southwest Key seeks to reopen 2 shuttered Arizona facilities

Southwest Key has applied for new licenses with the Arizona Department of Health Services to resume operations at two shuttered shelters for migrant minors in downtown Phoenix and Youngtown. The locations closed last year after...

Mohave County planning commissioner won’t be removed over racist Facebook posts

A Republican on Mohave County’s Planning and Zoning Commission will continue to serve on the government board, despite calls for her removal after posting racist comments on Facebook last month.

ICE Air data reveals who is flying in and out of Mesa

Approximately 90 percent percent of the passengers were men. Less than half-a-percent were children. 

‘Tell him not to come here’

The grotesque irony of the shooting in El Paso is that Trump has been claiming since the launch of his presidential campaign that the only way to keep America safe from the people he often characterizes as murderous and marauding immigrant hordes is to build a “great, great wall.”

In wake of El Paso shooting, Fann missed her chance to condemn Allen’s toxic ‘great replacement’ beliefs

Make no mistake: The beliefs that animate Sylvia Allen's proclamation that the United States of America is on the verge of destruction are virtually indistinguishable from those that animate racist mass killers.
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