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

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Hate crimes continue to strike minority communities in the Valley

Arizona representative, DACA recipient arrested at immigration march

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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

Hands clasped

Choreographer shows power of street dance activism

People and books

‘Más,’ the play about the ethnic studies ban in Tucson, premieres in Phoenix

Napolitano: DACA must be protected until immigration reform arrives

Claudia Franco

Consul of Mexico in Phoenix expresses appreciation for help, says more is needed

Napolitano has hopes for NAFTA talks, despite U.S.-Mexico climate

The Santa Cruz River

A cleaner Santa Cruz River helps Tucson community connect

Girl crying

Volunteers help DACA recipients through ‘nerve wracking’ renewal process

DACA march

DREAMers consider risk of ICE using personal information against them

Grijalva in handcuffs

Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

Trump deals with Democrats and DREAMers decide whether to believe

Woman with son

Community leaders and organizations team up to collect funds for DACA renewals

Community church members

White privilege isn’t so black and white

Despite slow going, faith leaders vow to continue push for DREAM Act

Buzz on rumored DACA deal dissolves to drone on what was really said

Karina Ruiz

As Democrats announce deal, Trump tweets, DREAMers and advocates react


After the end of DACA, supporters and dissenters look to DREAM Act

Phoenix City Council members

Chinese community fights back for its cultural center

Street sign

South Phoenix hopes light rail extension will bring end to historic segregation

DACA recipient reflects on rough road ahead

Muslim participants

Meet A Muslim Day aims for open dialogue

Sierra Vista firm gets contract for part of border wall construction

Democrats raise the stakes in push to get vote on ‘clean’ DREAM Act

Chey Tor trip organizer

Valley residents head to Texas to provide aid and supplies to victims of Hurricane Harvey

USEE meeting

ASU’s DACA students meet, plan action

Daniel Rodriguez

Local attorney helps DREAMers plan for uncertain future

Film screening in Tempe opens door to discussion of portrayal of Latinas in media

Trump tweets Dreamers have “nothing to worry about” for six months, Twitter users react

One day after DACA decision, Democrats push for vote on DREAM Act

ready to march

Arizona higher education administrators work to reassure DACA students

Future Lawyer

DACA: legally, what happens now?

Marchers go from White House to ICE offices to protest DACA decision

Advocates’ response to DACA decision is swift, broad-based, emotional

White House says phasing out DACA is least harmful to young immigrants

Arizona lawmakers sour on plan to revoke DACA, vow to work on new bill

DACA recipient

Arizona business leaders say DACA repeal could have millions in economic impact

DACA recipeint

Trump’s DACA decision brings tears, uncertainty, determination for recipients


DACA repeal could have negative economic impact in Arizona

Ministers plan fast to support DACA as White House weighs program

Tempe firm wins contract for construction of border wall prototype

Soccer field

Soccer team provides safe outlet for African refugees in the Valley

DACA signs

DACA: The process and the impact of its possible removal

High turnout for city council meeting as police are under review

Trump threatens shutdown over border wall funding

Protest signs

DACA support continues as community awaits Trump’s decision

International signees could help accelerate rebuilding process of ASU men’s tennis

Chinese Cultural Center Outside

Phoenix Chinese community shocked by sale of cultural center property

Jack Wilenchik

Arpaio’s lawyer files motion to vacate conviction after presidential pardon

Tempe Islamic Community Center

Tempe mosque opens its doors in hopes of changing perceptions

latino bloggers

Phoenix Latino bloggers look to increase potential through community engagement

Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

Phoenix leaders pledge to keep Trump rally safe; some schools, businesses to close early

Despite more judges, immigration courts backlog grows to record high

Mexican Baseball Fiesta coming to Cubs’ Sloan Park

Pension Trap

DHS may not have capacity to hire 15,000 officers Trump promised

Trump backs ‘merit-based’ visa bill that could halve legal immigration

Activists angered as DHS waives environmental rules on border projects

European vacation? This is business for ASU basketball

House OKs spending bill with border wall funds, other amendments

Defense spending bill could include $1.6 billion to start border wall

Study: Senate bill could give 1.8 million DREAMers path to citizenship

Senators call limits on trade, travel with Cuba a travel ban in reverse

‘No surprises’ as administration releases goals for renegotiating NAFTA

Democrats cry foul at loss of border wall ban in defense budget bill

Frustrated senators urge DHS to fill ‘gaping holes’ on visa overstays

National Council of La Raza encourages Latino youth to vote when they turn 18

Carteron’s unique journey takes him to Phoenix Rising

La Raza, largest Latino group in the U.S., returns to a ‘changed’ Arizona

Arizona Regents: DREAMers to keep in-state tuition for now

Border ranchers air immigration grievances at talk-radio convention

House passes bills aimed at crimes committed by illegal immigrants

Hiring freeze lifted, Phoenix police seek diverse recruits

Mesa woman continues fight against immigrant crime with new group

Supreme Court may be eyeing state’s appeal on DACA driver’s licenses

CBP: Border wall will mix walls, tech, patrols and ‘natural barriers’

Spray paint reads "never forget" and "no more deaths"

Court gives Mexican family new chance to sue Border Patrol agent

Visa Reprieve

Trump gets partial win from Supreme Court on stalled travel ban

Run-in between Border Patrol, No More Deaths volunteers was not first

Posters, shoe deals, international success find Millage after ASU basketball career

Advocates, DHS officials caution that DACA future still up in the air

Australians discover physical basketball, large food portions when transitioning to WNBA

Ducey touts value of Mexico trade, hopes to be in any negotiations

Latino community members ask Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to restore trust

ICE director says ‘no population is off the table’ for immigration arrests

Six years later, slain Border Patrol agent’s family still seeks answers

Pension Trap

House OKs plan to waive lie-detectors for some Border Patrol applicants

Civil rights leaders want six Confederate memorials in Arizona removed

Border patrol, Mexico 911 operators work to save ill, injured migrants who cross border

International play beneficial for Arizona Coyotes

Despite low pay, WNBA still attraction to international players

English contingent leads Phoenix Rising FC

Arizona churches offer sanctuary to immigrants seeking refuge

Tribulations and triumph: Phoenix theater troupes explore diversity and community

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House panel calls for crackdown on ‘growing problem’ of visa overstays

Visa Reprieve

Homeland Security: More than 600,000 overstayed U.S. visas in 2016

Border IOU

Bills to ease Border Patrol hiring advance in Senate, stall in House

Emma and Elvia: An undocumented mother’s dedication to her daughter with disabilities

Women’s collective encourages environmental, economic sustainability in Agua Prieta’s poorest area

Arizona migration trends tracked through ‘death map’ of discovered human remains

Environmentalists face uphill borderlands battle with proposed wall

Mexican anti-poverty program is model for the world

For mothers back home, remittance benefits come at a cost

Money from relatives in U.S. sustains many Mexican families

Changes to NAFTA could affect business on both sides of border

Paving the way for CANAMEX, highway of the future

Concert at port of entry aims to unify both sides of border, break down barriers

NAFTA’s impact: Real or imagined, Trump campaigned on promise to renegotiate it, bring work back to U.S.

DACA teachers, used to comforting, find themselves in need of comfort

Phoenix Latino arts community highlights stories of immigrants, stresses unity under Trump

Transgender and undocumented leader fights for rights in Arizona

Family members hail opening of office for victims of immigrant crime

Surge of community events aims to quell undocumented immigrants’ fears, teach legal rights

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit attracts crowds at Heard Museum, only North American stop

Border IOU

Rush to hire border agents raises concerns about unqualified officers

Outreach program teaches Latino families about the dangers of substance abuse

Democrats: Border wall could block budget, force government shutdown

DACA clubs provide resources, support for undocumented students

Advocates criticize Latino vendors for bids on ‘shameful’ border wall

Advocates: Kelly went ‘too far’ telling Congress fix laws or ‘shut up’

‘New Voices’ event gives leaders a forum to make impact on Latino community

Sessions: Sanctuary cities ‘dangerously undermine’ fight against gangs

Kelly touts Homeland Security gains, has harsh words for critics

Educators in Arizona: Talk to us about the teacher shortage

Edward Escobar: The man who transformed Transborder Studies at ASU is retiring

Suspected shooter in 2010 Border Patrol slaying arrested in Mexico

Polygraphs for Border Patrol applicants seen as hurdle to hiring rush

Opponents file suit to block border wall on environmental grounds

Act of solidarity, compassion: Volunteers visit ICE detainees at Eloy facility

El Concilio celebrates 25 years of uniting Latino, Chicano, Hispanic students at ASU

Arizona history serves as key legal argument in states’ court brief supporting Trump travel ban

New U.S. citizen makes music for his homeland of Burundi

Signs of the times: Tucson artist aims to capture the history of the south side

Coalition calls for release of Mexican journalist seeking political asylum in U.S.

Kelly: Trump is giving him ‘elbow room’ on what border wall should be

Water cooperation across U.S.-Mexico border essential, complex

Senate panel asks experts if border wall is best approach to security

Arizona soccer club helps young refugees adapt to new life

ASU provides support to international students as concerns over travel ban grow

‘Adopting’ Syrian refugees in Phoenix builds bridges between cultures

Cronkite News Borderlands Special

Valley police departments lag behind their cities in Latino representation

From fresh produce to inmate job training, Nogales food bank fills a basket of needs

No divide on this border issue; both sides urge less partisan posturing

Borderlands Theater has been putting on a show for three decades in Tucson

City of Phoenix opens new trade office, signs economic agreements with two Mexican cities

Call for crackdown on immigration, sanctuary cities, splits House panel

California growers rely on Arizona honey bees for almond crop

Arizona border crossing deaths are honored one story at a time through art

Women’s interfaith event emphasizes unity across all religions