Immigration

Poll: Arizonans want dual-language instruction, support repeal of English-only standards

About 67 percent of respondents agree with the dual-language immersion approach to teaching English to students who don’t already speak it, while 24 percent said they would keep the current Structured English Immersion standard.

Amid refugee crisis, volunteers show what truly makes America great

There’s an army of angels in communities across the Southwest who are doing what they can to welcome the newest strangers to our strange land.

AZ, Phoenix gov’ts largely sit on sidelines as communities grapple with migrant influx

It marked the most significant involvement by local governments in Arizona since U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement began releasing families to charity organizations in October.

AG can’t prosecute UA students who protested Border Patrol agents

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has no plans to follow through on the calls from two GOP legislators that it prosecute three University of Arizona students who disrupted an event last month while protesting U.S. Border Patrol agents who were guest speakers.

High stakes for AZ as Supreme Court grapples with census question

For Arizona, the 2020 Census will determine whether the state gets a 10th congressional seat.

Mirror takes top honors in education, health reporting

Arizona Mirror journalists were honored with four awards in the prestigious Arizona Press Club annual journalism contest, including two first place awards.“This recognition is a testament to the great journalism the Mirror is producing,...

Biggs’ border trip gets Trump’s attention on Twitter

Rep. Andy Biggs’ trip to the Arizona-Mexico border got some Twitter attention from President Trump on Thursday.

Ducey signs bill changing oversight of migrant shelters after Southwest Key controversies

Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill to change how Arizona oversees federally contracted facilities like Southwest Key that run migrant youth shelters.The House of Representatives sent Senate Bill 1247 to Ducey’s desk last...

Ducey pledges aid to Yuma to handle influx of migrants

Gov. Doug Ducey said he’ll provide whatever state assistance he can to Yuma after Mayor Douglas Nicholls declared an emergency over an influx of migrants in the border city.

Fann holds tuition bill, has second thoughts on its need

Senate President Karen Fann said she’s asking the Arizona Board of Regents whether they need the legislature’s permission to create a new tuition category and plans to sit on legislation to create a new tuition rate for all Arizona high school graduates until she gets an answer.
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