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...

Bill to repeal Arizona’s English-only law moves forward

Arizona lawmakers widely support a measure that would repeal a voter-approved policy forbidding bilingual education.

Southwest Key CEO steps down, says ‘it’s time for new beginnings’

The founder and CEO of the nation’s largest network of shelters for migrant youth announced Monday he is stepping down.

U.S. senators call for investigation of sex abuse reports in migrant shelters

Two U.S. Senators are calling for an investigation of “an alleged widespread and long-term pattern of sexual abuse against unaccompanied children” in federally contracted facilities that hold migrant minors. Sens. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) and...

How to manufacture a humanitarian catastrophe

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen this week, as The New York Times put it, “implored Congress to confront” what she called a growing humanitarian catastrophe on the U.S.-Mexico border. Under normal circumstances and...

Documents show extent of sexual abuse reports in migrant youth shelters

Federal government documents released last week by a Florida Congressman detailed the scope of sexual abuse allegations reported at shelters that hold migrant minors. These shelters contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Refugees gather at Capitol as House approves resolution supporting refugee resettlement in Arizona

Refugee and immigrant families visited the state Capitol on Thursday to support a resolution proclaiming that “members of the Legislature welcome and declare their support for resettling all types of refugees in Arizona.”

Southwest Key admissions ban lifted at one Phoenix shelter

State health regulators have allowed one of 11 facilities operated by Southwest Key to accept new migrant children after 127 days of an admission freeze imposed under an October settlement, according to the shelter operator.
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