Borderlands

Congress takes a week off as DACA deadline looms, Dreamers fret

WASHINGTON - Despite days of open debate, the Senate failed to agree on immigration reform this week. With a March 5 deadline on DACA looming - and Congress on recess next week - there is little time to find a way to protect about 800,000 young immigrants who could face deportation.

Giving the light: SRP employees help restore power in Puerto Rico

Employees from Salt River Company (SRP) returned to the valley last week after spending a month restoring power in Puerto Rico. They share their experiences working through the damage of Hurricane Maria, and tell us how the people of Puerto Rico reacted to their help.

Court proceedings continue after arrests of No More Deaths volunteers

Since the arrest of nine No More Deaths volunteers, the tension between the advocacy group, Border Patrol, and the desert land management along the U.S.-Mexico border has turned No More Deaths' 15-year winning streak in court now on its head.

Senate begins debate on immigration reform with deadlines looming

WASHINGTON - The Senate has plenty of options, and not much time, as it begins the debate with less than three weeks until the current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program expires. And Senate leaders said they expect to move on to other topics after Friday.

Pelosi’s marathon DACA speech inspires advocates, GOP remains silent

WASHINGTON - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's unprecedented, all-day floor speech demanding a vote on DACA legislation became a rallying cry for advocates, as Congress prepares to vote on another budget extension to keep the government open.