Borderlands

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

WASHINGTON - More than one in four of the estimated 154,200 immigrants who stand to lose their DACA protection in the next five months did not meet Thursday's deadline to apply for a renewal, according to numbers from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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

PHOENIX - Jazmin Nuñez was born in the United States, and therefore is a citizen — but her sister is not. That’s why for the past month, Nuñez has worked hard to help people do what her own sister can’t: renew their DACA status.

Black women and community members march for unity in Phoenix

PHOENIX - On an empty lot at the corner of 13th and Jefferson Streets, community members and leaders gathered Saturday for a march under the hot Valley sun. The theme was the empowerment of African-American women.

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

PHOENIX — Members of Arizona’s Chinese community are facing an uncertain resolution when it comes to the future of their beloved cultural center. On Tuesday, a federal judge decided not to grant the Arizona Foundation for Chinese Religious Rights, or AFCRR, an injunction it sought halting any new construction on the site.

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

PHOENIX — In a warehouse in north Phoenix on Saturday morning, a woman sat on the floor among piles of toothbrushes, toilet paper and soap. She packed a cardboard box full of diapers then taped it shut. A man picked up the box and set it against the wall. The woman started fresh with a new box, carefully packing newborn diapers.