Borderlands

European vacation? This is business for ASU basketball

TEMPE — Arizona State men’s basketball is taking its talents across the pond.


House OKs spending bill with border wall funds, other amendments

WASHINGTON - The House passed a $713.4 billion defense spending "minibus" Thursday that rolled four separate spending bills together with scores of amendments, including almost $1.6 billion to begin construction of a border wall.


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

WASHINGTON - Democrats are blasting a GOP plan to allocate $1.57 billion to begin construction of a border wall with Mexico, by slipping that language into a critical defense funding bill.


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

WASHINGTON - They are called DREAMers, the young, undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children, and their dream of citizenship got renewed backing Thursday from two prominent senators.


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

WASHINGTON - Cuban business owners were in Washington Tuesday with a message for U.S. officials - if you want freedom on the island, trade freely with its people.


‘No surprises’ as administration releases goals for renegotiating NAFTA

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration took a major step toward renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with the release Monday of a detailed list of objectives for trade talks.


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

WASHINGTON - The 2018 defense spending bill that is expected to come up for a House vote Friday will not have language that would have prevented Pentagon funds from being used to build a border wall.


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

WASHINGTON - Current data on visa overstayers in the U.S. have "gaping holes" that need to be filled, frustrated lawmakers told Department of Homeland Security officials at a Senate hearing Wednesday.


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

PHOENIX – The National Council of La Raza is launching a school-based program and new technology to increase voting and political engagement among Latino youths.


Carteron’s unique journey takes him to Phoenix Rising

SCOTTSDALE — It all started with a meeting between old friends.


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

PHOENIX – The National Council of La Raza, the largest Latino civil rights group in the U.S., is bringing its national convention to Phoenix this weekend, ending a seven-year boycott over immigration rights.