Advocates push back against border wall funds, citing other U.S. needs

‘Showdown on the Rez’: ASU women take basketball game to Navajo Reservation

Advocates want lame-duck border law pause; White House eyes new rules

Court – again – puts brakes on administration plan to overturn DACA

Puerto Rico: Restless & Resilient

Transgender rally at state Capitol encourages voting

Rocks vs. Glocks: Trump backs off suggestion that soldiers fire on migrants

Nogales awaits arrival of U.S. troops as migrant caravan plods north

Trump’s aim of skirting birthright citizenship draws backlash, skeptics

Arizona community honors 11 lives lost in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

Administration plans to send 5,200 active-duty military to assist at border

Footsteps into America: A migrant’s journey of struggle, hope and the unknown

Phoenix Jewish community focuses on safety, solidarity after Pittsburgh massacre

ICE housing migrants at motels

Protesters call for end to ‘hottie’ Native American costumes based on stereotypes

Latino voter turnout likely to rise, driven by immigration, health care

Immigrant apprehensions up in 2018 in Arizona, all of Southwest border

Trump threat to use military to close the border met with skepticism

Photo exhibit reveals tension over who has the right to tell migrant stories

One class at time: ‘Dreamers’ find it hard to afford college after court ruling

Kyl presses Nielsen on weekend release of migrant families from custody

Cochise County vaccinating Naco residents after sewage spill reaches residential areas

Federal judge temporarily halts Trump administration’s order ending Temporary Protected Status

From the Netherlands to Japan: ASU women’s soccer has international flavor

U.S.-Mexico Border

Report: DHS was not prepared to enforce ‘zero tolerance’ border policy

Treatment plant battles leaking sewage pipe, heavy metals that kill key microbes

Arizona economic groups cheer new trade deal between U.S., Mexico and Canada

City Council votes to continue south Phoenix light-rail extension

Art exhibit aims to break down walls near Arizona-Mexico border

New Trump plan would restrict green cards for immigrants who use public funds

Immigration judge criticizes quotas, wants independence from Justice Department

With grant gone, Pima County sheriff hints he’ll need local dollars for border efforts

Protesters walk out of hearing on rules for holding immigrant youth

ACLU lawsuit: Phoenix police wrongfully used tear gas, pepper bullets against anti-Trump protesters

Report: Border wall hurts wildlife, people now, full wall will be worse

Football, not just fútbol, is taking root in Mexico, especially along the border

Advocates target millennial Latino voters with social media campaign

Families rally for border enforcement, as Trump eases wall demands

Hispanic Caucus joins critics calling Kavanaugh a potential ‘disaster’

From refugee camp to Central High: Kwete brothers making most of athletic opportunities

Pinal sheriff joins GOP lawmakers, White House meeting on border issues

Court agrees man could face torture, death if returned to El Salvador

Arizona business leader hopeful as U.S., Mexico agree on NAFTA update

DHS relents, Mexican woman can visit terminally ill husband after pleas for clemency

Drinking clubs for white millennial men, or fraternities for hate?

Rising hate drives Latinos and immigrants into silence

Ducey, Arizona sheriffs join White House event defending ICE agents

No More Deaths duels with Border Patrol over water and food drops for migrants

Fall elections, recess mean immigration reform chances continue to dim

Immigration, border agencies defend handling of family separations

Analysts downplay Trump threat to shut down government over immigration

Cardinals take chance on German football player’s dream to play in the NFL

Court rejects ICE probe sparked by Maricopa deputies’ illegal search

Border Patrol official says Guard deployment has had ‘tremendous value’

Lori Piestewa, 11 others to be inducted into first Native American Hall of Fame in October

‘Everyone can see themselves in Barbie’: Iconic doll better reflects global diversity

After seven weeks apart in Arizona, migrant family reunited in D.C.

‘It doesn’t matter where children are born’: Migrant foster program may relaunch in Phoenix

As fentanyl overdoses rise, cartels are eager to funnel more of it through Arizona

Ducey: AZ will spend $2.9 million to fight border-related crime

Report: Hispanic motorists in Maricopa County still arrested, searched more often

Border IOU

Audit: Hiring of customs, border agents better, but still falling short

Rep. Raúl Grijalva: Secrecy surrounds Tucson shelter housing migrant children

Strapped for workers, employers wait – and wait – on H-2B visa program

Citizenship question on census will intimidate immigrants, skew headcount, Latino leaders say

From border town to Belmont: Bob Baffert points to family, Nogales ranch as roots to horse racing success

What to do when an undocumented family member is arrested

Mexican ambassador: Mexico’s relationship with Trump in ‘better shape’

Citizenship Rush

Advocates, administration spar over pending citizenship applications

Families Belong Together protest brings hundreds to Arizona Capitol

More than 150,000 Mexican citizens living in U.S. registered to vote for July 1 election

Melania Trump visits west Phoenix shelter for migrant children

‘Something special’: World Cup popularity endures even without U.S. team

House soundly rejects last-ditch effort to pass immigration reform bill

Immigrant mom sues to be reunited with daughter taken at Arizona border

Slim hopes for immigration bill, despite E-Verify, farmworker visas

Supreme Court ruling on travel ban stuns Muslim community

Victims’ families take plea to White House for stringent border laws

Chinese Cultural Center Outside

Patriot Movement AZ supports preservation of Chinese Cultural Center

Immigration reform stalls in House, as GOP-backed plan is shot down

AZ ACLU worries Trump’s executive order too vague to halt family separations

Native American lawmakers combat Trump stance on immigration

Trump ends family separations, stands firm on ‘zero tolerance’ policy

House immigration vote nears, but GOP fighting puts outcome in doubt

Family separations spark feuds across Capitol; DHS defends handling

Poll shows 66% of Americans disagree with border policy: What do Arizona leaders say?

Puente Arizona speaks out against separation of families at the border

CBP chief looks to expand vehicle-scanning technology at Nogales port

Phoenix Rising soccer eyes growth in Valley Latino community

House leaders derail plan to force vote on bipartisan immigration bills

Human rights survey: LGBTQ teens in Arizona feel unsafe in their communities

Tucson activists denounce immigrant family separations

Sessions limits asylum claims for victims of domestic, gang violence

ICE chief defends arrests as ‘focused on criminals,’ advocates disagree

DHS secretary visits Nogales, says undocumented children aren’t lost, ‘they don’t want to be found’

Story of the 1,475 missing immigrant children is more complex than it appears

Study puts Hurricane Maria’s death toll at more than 4,600; some residents still struggle with power

Critics: DeVos should retract undocumented students remarks or resign

Border Patrol praises cooperation of Arizona National Guard along the border

Phoenix City Council votes to sue over citizenship question on 2020 Census

McSally, immigration agency directors decry ‘loopholes’ in asylum law

Puerto Rico’s push for food independence intertwined with debate over statehood

Hurricane provides opportunity for Puerto Rico’s battered tourism industry

Groups work to help Puerto Ricans recover after Hurricane Maria

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‘Chain migration’: The definitions, history and faces behind family-based immigration

Arizona, Mexico officials work to make the road to Rocky Point safer

A tale of two towns: Puerto Ricans rebuild with hope for brighter future

Border towns struggle with students who live in Mexico, learn in Arizona

Puerto Rico school turns adversity into strength after Hurricane Maria

Arizona State University professor’s ‘teach in the dark’ lessons connect communities after Hurricane Maria

Without researchers or funds, Puerto Rico universities grapple with future after Hurricane Maria

May 4, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

Facing fear: Silence often hides domestic violence in Hispanic community

A lack of inclusive sex education in Arizona could cause a rise in HIV/AIDS diagnoses

Dominican presence in baseball remains strong thanks to trailblazer Felipe Alou

Future takes flight: Navajo youths copilot planes over the Grand Canyon

Holding hands

Federal judge rules United States must keep DACA and accept new applications

Family struggles to care for daughter in wake of Puerto Rico power outages

Immigrant and women’s rights activist to be freed on bond from Eloy Detention Center

Something in the water: A high school on the border and its many successful athletes

Immigration court backlog likely to grow in face of cuts, experts say

Supreme Court facade

Supreme Court voids law allowing deportation in ‘crimes of violence’

ACLU wants Greyhound to end ‘warrantless searches’ of passengers by Customs and Border Protection agents

Border deployment may only involve 2,000 Guardsmen, no work on wall

Puerto Rican retirees face uncertainty on pension cuts after Hurricane Maria

Arizona National Guard announces details of Operation Guardian Shield along border

Gov. Ducey sends 225 National Guard troops to Mexican border

Arizona Supreme Court strikes down in-state tuition for DACA students

Diamondbacks’ Salas, De La Rosa first pair of Mexican teammates since 2004

Undocumented LGBTQ protesters clash with Phoenix police at Pride parade, vow to hold own event next year

Trump administration lifts environmental obstacles to building border wall in New Mexico

Feeling disenfranchised by Phoenix Pride, undocumented LGBT people find their own way to celebrate

Prior Guard deployments to border got lukewarm reviews by auditors

Ducey sending 150 Arizona National Guard troops to border, but questions remain

Latino voters in Arizona could make the difference in upcoming elections

Ducey welcomes Trump plan to send National Guard troops to border

‘It’s time we get serious’: Local ranchers support Trump’s plan to militarize border

Sheriffs wait to see details on Trump plan for soldiers on the border

DACA stays

Trump declares DACA deal dead, blames Democrats for its failure

Arizona Supreme Court hears arguments on in-state tuition for DACA recipients

Path to citizenship is long, frustrating and expensive

Move to change Cesar Chavez Day to ‘National Border Control Day’ spurs anger

Citizenship Rush

Trump administration seeks rule change linking immigration status to use of public benefits

Arizona business leaders stress need for pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients

Immigration poem wins Mesa Community College student a trip to national competition

Young Progressives of Arizona kick off activist training to make their voices heard

Wildflower Bread Co. owner says DACA employees crucial to company’s survival

Interior Secretary Zinke visits Arizona borderlands to talk up Trump’s wall

Valley DACA recipients and advocates claim a win after SCOTUS decision on driver’s licenses

Face-off: Protesters show up at ‘Pro-America’ rally in Phoenix park

From ‘awkward’ to ‘living the dream’: Translator for Brewers’ Ji-Man Choi pulling unique double duty

Chispa Arizona wants Volkswagen settlement money used to replace diesel school buses

March 9, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

Hate crimes continue to strike minority communities in the Valley

Arizona representative, DACA recipient arrested at immigration march

March 5, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival offers a taste of Asia to Valley residents

Valley Jewish groups stand in solidarity with Dreamers

Art worlds connect at Arizona-Mexico border event

Phoenix DACA recipients and advocates uncertain about SCOTUS decision

Gallego, Latino community promotes Clean Power Plan

One year later: Family of deported Arizona mom describes living a ‘nightmare’

Arizona Latinx performers: Using the stage as a platform to show their pride and culture

Congress takes a week off as DACA deadline looms, Dreamers fret

Witnesses say environmental rules hinder Border Patrol agent access

Giving the light: SRP employees help restore power in Puerto Rico

Court proceedings continue after arrests of No More Deaths volunteers

Senate begins debate on immigration reform with deadlines looming

Court revives suit by protesters at Border Patrol checkpoint at Arivaca

Second federal judge rules against Trump’s DACA decision

Authorities grant stay to undocumented immigrant and father of five who sought sanctuary at Phoenix church

Both sides of immigration issue face off outside Sen. Flake’s Phoenix office

Meatless Mexican: Vegan food truck takes cuisine back to its roots

President Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric deters families, not drug smugglers

Pelosi’s marathon DACA speech inspires advocates, GOP remains silent

Art in motion: South Phoenix light-rail extension will include 11 cultural art installations

Crime victims tell lawmakers, toughen immigration before saving DACA

200 protesters march at Arizona Capitol to oppose shutdown of Navajo Generating Station

McCain backs immigration bill blasted as ‘waste of time’ by Trump

ASU professor’s STEM initiative puts Phoenix, Egyptian students in the same virtual classroom

Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center keeps head up despite struggles to stay open

Valley Hispanic immigrants react to President Trump’s State of the Union

Gosar call to arrest illegal immigrants at Trump address causes stir

Phoenix Open reaching out to Hispanic community

Wish you were here: CBP tries to sell Nogales to reluctant officers

Customs rotates officers into Nogales to deal with staffing shortages

Hispanic chamber: If Salvadorans with TPS are deported, Arizona’s economy would suffer

Both sides blast Trump immigration plan – as racist or as a giveaway

When TPS ends: One Valley Salvadoran family’s story

Trump citizenship remarks give immigration negotiators glimmer of hope

Penzone says mending relations with the Hispanic community is an ongoing process

Border program breaks down walls, brings American musicians and Mexican children together

No More Deaths volunteers arrested as group accuses Border Patrol of destroying humanitarian aid

Nearly 22,000 unite to push for political power at Women’s March in Arizona

Tempe City Council fails to pass border wall resolution

Superhero fans celebrate increasing diversity in comic books

Local Valley program gives Latinos the power of entrepreneurship

Two polls show ‘stunning reversal’ in recent Mexican attitudes toward U.S.

DACA advocates push for action as clock ticks down on budget deal

Tempe City Council to vote on opposition of border wall

Valley DACA recipients and advocates protest amid program uncertainty

Trump tweets ‘DACA is probably dead’ after renewal of applications resumes

Valley DACA recipients react to federal judge’s decision on program

Flake, McSally join talks at White House on DACA, immigration reform

Agents tell panel it will take more than a wall to fully secure border

In Mexico, loving the mountains to death

Mexicans and Americans – a complicated relationship

Mixed feelings on NAFTA in Mexico as talks on pact continue

Trump’s rhetoric awakens new spirit, new questions in Mexico

Mexico seeks edge with high-tech ‘Agroparks’

Mexicans work to reclaim corn as their own

Caught in hard-hit fields, Latinos help themselves escape recession

In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 6

Ports of entry in Arizona face infrastructure and staffing challenges

Citizenship Rush

Citizenship requests hit new high in state, nation, more growth likely

Flake wants to back tax bill if it comes with DACA protections

Christopher Dickenson addresses community leaders

From disconnection to opportunity: Zip Code Project aims to reconnect the ‘disconnected youth’ of Arizona


Vendors hope new market in South Phoenix brings business, sense of pride to area

In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 5

Drag Queen

Trans Queer Pueblo organizes Phoenix show giving support to LGBTQ immigrant community

Blood drawn at PACH

Valley clinic provides access to free medical care for immigrant community

Let It Out: Alma Telibecirevic

Steve Bannon comes to Tucson, hundreds protest

Several firsts among Phoenix mayoral candidates

Mixed Americans: How multiracial families talk about race

Kayla White and her mother.

Domestic violence: A deadly problem among Native American communities


Mesa sets its eyes on e-commerce with Mexico

Gov. Doug Ducey

As NAFTA staggers, Arizona keeps pushing forward to maintain its trade relationship with Mexico

People with art

Local Latino veterans come together to share art, hope to leave legacy of their service

In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 4

Arizonans join hundreds in raucous protests demanding action on DACA


What Maria washed away: Puerto Ricans resettle in Arizona

Patrons eat lunch at the Szechwan Palace

Chinese community waits for temporary injunction decision on cultural center

Hop dance

Hopi to elect new leaders as planned plant closure threatens tribe’s financial future

Tempe church

After Texas tragedy, Phoenix religious communities consider security

Immigrants wary as DHS ends Nicaraguan protection, extends Hondurans

Plans for Latino Cultural Center raise questions, but advocates stay hopeful


‘I just couldn’t breathe’: A transgender man’s journey

Mesa police chief brings new perspective to force

man painting

Art exhibit in Phoenix gives young Hispanic immigrants a way to express themselves

San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation trash

The San Carlos Apache struggle to deal with garbage

U.S.-Mexico Border

The fate of thousands of unaccompanied children is decided in immigration court

Barrios Bellos shirts

Chicanos Por La Causa hopes to inspire community members to give back to a part of Phoenix


Día de los Muertos: Honoring the past while making a statement about the future


Four Latinos form Arizona’s first legislative LGBT Caucus


Students march for DACA, against Arizona Attorney General’s lawsuit

DACA march

ASU DREAMers and supporters march in favor of DACA, against in-state tuition lawsuit

Professor Silvana Domaz

Foreign language teachers innovate to create a more engaging environment for students


Hundreds of bodies found near the border remain unidentified

Open Mic

Through open mic, Valley community bands together to help those still affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

Democrats renew call for a quick vote on a ‘clean’ Dream Act bill

shirts for awareness

Fear of deportation makes the painful experience of domestic violence worse

At least 1,100 in Arizona could lose TPS coverage, face deportation

Phoenix official: Working with feds on immigration hurts local policing

comfort dog

Phoenix Police Department seeks to diversify by promoting wide array of career possibilities

Antique dealers see controversial African-American memorabilia as part of history

Advocates urge colleges to aid DACA students, lawmakers urge restraint

Annual Candlelight Celebration for Mental Health booths

Candlelight vigil in Phoenix brings awareness and lights up the topic of mental illness

Sessions: DACA bill needs border security, ‘more than just amnesty’

Through crafts, community spreads Dia de los Muertos tradition

ICE to turn focus on businesses that hire undocumented immigrants

Law enforcement

Arizona law enforcement agencies work to increase diversity, recruit young people

ready to march

Advocates: Trump immigration demands complicate DACA replacement


Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta says she wants to build a wall in Congress


‘Tour de Hispanica’ a celebration of language and culture

ADOT trains truckers from Mexico to pass safety inspections, increase business

Flake bill to shield DACA recipients has green card path, border funds

Despite outreach efforts, 42,200 immigrants fail to meet DACA deadline

Jazmin Nuñez

DACA renewals come to a close, those affected look to the future


Black women and community members march for unity in Phoenix

Phoenix City Council members

Chinese community carries on concurrent suits in further attempts to save cultural center


In the face of tragedy, Phoenix community offers a message of love

Senators tell DACA recipients that ‘stars align’ for Dream Act passage


What happens to DACA recipients who can’t renew?


Infant mortality: How racism may contribute to higher rates in the African-American community

Senate committee members look for answers to threat of DACA demise

Relief efforts and tales of survival among the Valley’s Puerto Rican community

Claudette White

Tribal Justice: Native Americans hope acknowledging the past will shape a better future

Anti-Semetic hate vandalism

Hate crimes involving anti-Semitism on the rise in Arizona


Bilingual open mic night speaks to a community hungry to connect through language

Border Patrol

As border wall prototype construction starts, Arizona geographer speaks up

‘Removing his wings’: Repeal of DACA has local boxer in fight to stay home

Lucia Alvarez

San Luis teacher honored with Esperanza Latino Teacher of the Year Award


Iranian-American community rallies to register voters

President of Venezuela

Valley Venezuelans react after country is included in Trump’s latest travel ban