Immigration

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...

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...