By Andrew Howard, Keerrthi Vedantam and Alyssa Klink |
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's proposed border wall continued to inch forward this week, as the Democrat-controlled House failed Tuesday to block the border emergency declaration that let the Pentagon approve $1 billion in wall work Monday.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has refused to hear Maricopa County's claim that it should not be held liable for the actions of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies for a policy of racial profiling of Latino drivers, letting a circuit court ruling against the county stand.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that some undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime, while authorities determine their deportation status, a ruling critics said could open the door to abuse.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has identified $150 million of military construction projects in Arizona that could be tapped to fund a border wall, with a $30 million project at Fort Huachuca the likeliest target in the state, under President Donald Trump's declaration of a nationa border emergency.
TEMPE – Hundreds gathered at the Islamic Community Center of Tempe Saturday night to hear lawmakers, civil rights activists and local leaders of faith organizations voice their support for the Muslim community in wake of the New Zealand terrorist attack.