Borderlands

English contingent leads Phoenix Rising FC

SCOTTSDALE — In the United States, a popular formula for building a successful soccer franchise hinges on a team’s ability to sign and develop young local talent.

Arizona churches offer sanctuary to immigrants seeking refuge

PHOENIX - A twin bed, a desk and a bookcase fill a small, rectangular room at Shadow Rock United Church of Christ in north Phoenix. On top of the desk, a Bible lays open, which Ismael Delgado, an immigrant from Mexico, uses each day to study scriptures.

May 24, 2017 Newscast

Cronkite News borderlands special: sanctuary cities, DACA and food rescues

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

Elvia Urias is an undocumented immigrant who cares for her daughter, Emma, who has severe mental disabilities. Emma, 22, is protected from deportation by DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) but now has aged out of school. She spends most of her time alone at home while her mother works evenings to provide for the two of them.