Immigration

Julián Castro stresses police reform, says Trump failed on immigration Democratic candidate for president was speaking in Tempe at...

Democratic candidate for president Julián Castro called President Donald Trump “a failure” when it comes to immigration during a town hall event hosted and broadcast by Fox News. “In our name, little children have been...

Mesa Mayor: Citizenship question on census ‘a real threat to my city’

Mesa Mayor John Giles spoke against the controversial citizenship question being considered for the 2020 Census during a press call Wednesday organized by the Leadership Conference Education Fund, a civil rights and research group. “It...

Trump’s tariff threat: a dumb way to extort Mexico and violate its sovereignty

Ducey knows the president’s tariff threat is wrong, but he’s not willing to stand up for the people of Arizona, even if Trump’s plan could cost us thousands of jobs, because he’d rather curry favor with Trump than protect the economic prosperity of Arizona and Mexico.

Study: AZ likely to suffer worst Census undercount, lose congressional seat, if citizenship question added

A new estimate shows Arizona’s total population could see an undercount of nearly 5% if a controversial citizenship question is added to the 2020 Census – and potentially miss out on adding a congressional seat and Electoral College vote.

Volunteers blast Phoenix council for lack of action on migrant families releases

Two Phoenix residents this week warned the city council that there could be an emergency with the release of thousands of migrant families as summer temperatures rise and an ad hoc volunteer network that sprang up last fall beginning to falter due to the heavy workload.

Trump administration to stop paying for some migrant services at AZ shelters

The Trump administration has told the companies it contracts with to operate shelters for migrant youth to discontinue it’s educational and recreational programs and legal aid services.

Sonora guv, another close ally, splits with Ducey on tariffs

This marks the second time in as many months that Ducey has sided with Trump in his economic saber-rattling against Mexico.

House passes bill to offer ‘dreamers’ path to citizenship

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill that aims to give up to 2.5 million undocumented immigrants a pathway to U.S. citizenship. The legislation – a top priority for...

Hispanic churches file federal lawsuit against anti-immigrant Arizona ‘patriot’ groups

A network of small Hispanic churches that for months have welcomed and aided migrant families who have been processed by federal immigration officials on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against two Arizona anti-immigrant groups.

By backing Trump’s Mexico tariffs, Ducey in conflict with business and GOP allies

In supporting President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in an attempt to halt illegal immigration, Gov. Doug Ducey is standing against some of his biggest allies.
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