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

PHOENIX -- As attacks against reporters in Mexico increase, a coalition of immigration lawyers and organizations that defend journalists are calling for the release of a Mexican reporter detained at the border after asking for political asylum in the United States.

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

WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told a Senate committee Wednesday that his department will not build a border wall "from sea to shining sea," but will instead use a variety of techniques to secure the Southwest border.

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

NOGALES -- Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, share something more meaningful than their city name. They also share a source of water that is vital to their region of the border.

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

WASHINGTON - While they agreed that the U.S. needs to secure its Southwest border, no one at a Senate hearing Tuesday appeared ready to say a wall along the entire border would be the only way to go.

Arizona soccer club helps young refugees adapt to new life

PHOENIX -- Teenage boys sprint back and forth on a dusty soccer field in North Phoenix, the markings on their jerseys lit up by the last rays of the evening sun.

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

PHOENIX - As graduation looms and student applications are being submitted for the summer and fall semesters, Arizona State University officials are providing support to the international student community over President Trump’s second executive order calling for a travel ban from six Muslim-majority nations.

‘Adopting’ Syrian refugees in Phoenix builds bridges between cultures

Debbie Rhoads Crenshaw saw a Facebook post on a local community page a year and a half ago asking people to adopt a Syrian refugee family at Christmastime.