Borderlands

‘Showdown on the Rez’: ASU women take basketball game to Navajo Reservation

FORT DEFIANCE – The Arizona State women's basketball team continues its long relationship with the Native American community by playing a basketball game against Baylor on the Navajo Reservation.


Advocates want lame-duck border law pause; White House eyes new rules

WASHINGTON - Advocates from Southwest border communities on Thursday called on Congress to resist the urge to ram through border laws in the coming lame-duck session before the newly elected, more Democratic, Congress is sworn in next year.


Court – again – puts brakes on administration plan to overturn DACA

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Thursday rejected a Trump administration request to move forward with its plan to end the Obama-era DACA program, saying the deferred deportation plan should stay in effect while legal challenges are pursued.




Transgender rally at state Capitol encourages voting

PHOENIX – The LGBTQ community and its supporters rallied at the state Capitol and hope to encourage others to vote


Rocks vs. Glocks: Trump backs off suggestion that soldiers fire on migrants

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump backed off his statement that active-duty soldiers on the border should respond to rock-throwing migrants as if the soldiers had been attacked with a firearm, saying Friday that such immigrants would be "arrested for a very long time."


Nogales awaits arrival of U.S. troops as migrant caravan plods north

NOGALES – The Nogales mayor, a business owner and a resident are among the 20,000 residents in this Arizona border city awaiting the arrival of U.S. troops. President Trump ordered the deployment of 5,200 troops along the U.S. Mexico border to handle a migrant caravan traveling through Mexico from Central America.