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Legal aid groups have filed suit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement and its parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security, over alleged violations of their clients rights behind bars.
Oct. 25, 2022
Raúl Grijalva
It’s been more than a week since the Biden administration announced Venezuelans arriving at the border would be sent back to Mexico under the pandemic-era border restriction Title 42. Now a group in Congress is asking the administration to reconsider.
Oct. 24, 2022
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The active summer monsoon was good for Arizona’s streams and other water sources. But the end of the rainy season could present problems for wildlife in the southern part of the state.
Oct. 24, 2022
Venezuelan asylum seekers
One Venezuelan man told KJZZ News that he had been given just seven days by Mexican immigration authorities to leave the country at its southern border by his own means after being dropped off in Hermosillo.
Oct. 21, 2022
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The Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications from Venezuelans hoping to come to the U.S. on humanitarian parole.
Oct. 19, 2022
Shipping containers on the Arizona-Mexico border
Gov. Doug Ducey’s decision to fill gaps in the border wall near Yuma has met with resistance from the Bureau of Reclamation and the Cocopah Tribe. But the state may be planning to put shipping containers on a different stretch.
Oct. 19, 2022
Yuma border wall gaps filled with shipping containers
Representatives with the Cocopah Indian Tribe say they support a recent move by the federal government directing Arizona to dismantle a wall of shipping containers in Yuma.
Oct. 19, 2022
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Title 42 was enacted in the spring of 2020, ostensibly to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. But findings from Congress’ Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis tell a different story.
Oct. 18, 2022
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Federal officials want Gov. Doug Ducey to remove shipping containers he ordered placed along the border near Yuma and abandon his plans to put more there. Jacklynn Gould, regional director of the Bureau of Reclamation, said the state's "unauthorized placement" is a violation of federal law.
Oct. 14, 2022
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Proposition 308 would give all students who graduate from an Arizona high school and live in the state for at least two years access to in-state tuition, regardless of immigration status.
Oct. 13, 2022
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The Biden administration has a new program that will allow some Venezuelan migrants with U.S. ties to enter on a temporary basis.
Oct. 12, 2022
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Unpublished data shared with CBS shows more than 17,000 Afghans are currently waiting to hear back about applications for various forms of protection in the U.S.
Oct. 12, 2022
Frida Guzman
Choosing where to go to college is a big decision for anyone. Visiting college campuses can make that decision easier, but not everyone gets that opportunity. A video series designed to help students weigh their options recently featured The Maricopa Community Colleges.
Oct. 11, 2022
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A case arguing DACA was illegally created under the Obama administration had made its way to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. On Wednesday, the 5th Circuit sent that case back to the lower court it came from in Texas.
Oct. 5, 2022
Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is disputing arguments that he has bused migrants out of the state against their will.
Oct. 5, 2022
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An Arizona man is appealing mail fraud convictions which led to a prison sentence that is roughly half of what federal prosecutors in Nevada told a judge he deserved. Court records say Douglas Lee Thayer ripped off immigrants with bogus promises of citizenship through adoption.
Oct. 3, 2022
Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego's new bill would offer a pathway to citizenship to DACA recipients who serve in the military. It comes at a looming decision in the 5th U.S. Circuit could end the program.
Sep. 30, 2022
Doug Ducey
An immigrant rights coalition is calling for an investigation into Gov. Doug Ducey for busing undocumented asylum seekers outside of the state.
Sep. 30, 2022
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When Javier Zamora was 9 years old, he journeyed from El Salvador to the U.S. He recounts that trip in his memoir, "Solito," which he writes from the perspective of his 9-year-old self.
Sep. 29, 2022
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A new government watchdog report says migrant children being housed on an Army base in Texas suffered distress and other trauma because officials lacked the resources and training to care for them.
Sep. 27, 2022

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