States’ challenge to fed border policy pulled from Supreme Court calendar
WASHINGTON - Arizona was already edging away from a legal challenge by states trying to keep the Title 42 border policy in place when the Supreme Court on Thursday took the case off its calendar.
Arizona advocates win national recognition for work on Proposition 308
WASHINGTON - An Arizona nonprofit was honored here Tuesday for its push to win in-state tuition for undocumented students, a change that organizers said has moved the state from an "epicenter of hate toward immigrants into an epicenter of hope."
‘Blue mirage:’ Why Democrats’ leads slipped, bolstering GOP hopes
Tuesday night started with a blue hue in Arizona. In the morning, there was a red glow. How could this happen?
A decade of DACA helped thousands in Arizona; advocates say more needed
WASHINGTON - Since taking effect 10 years ago, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, has protected 800,000 migrants, including 23,000 in Arizona. And advocates say it now needs to be expanded.
After Uvalde, Arizona schools balance hard and soft deterrents to attacks
WASHINGTON - With little hope that state lawmakers will pass gun-control measures in the wake of the latest school shooting, Arizona educators find themselves balancing the competing goals of hardening schools while making them welcoming places.
COVID vaccine added to requirements for immigrants seeking permanent residency
PHOENIX – Immigrants seeking permanent residency now must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, along with polio, measles and other infectious diseases. But access to vaccines around the world is uneven.
House OKs bills easing path to citizenship for undocumented residents
WASHINGTON - The House passed a pair of bills Thursday that would provide a path to citizenship for Dreamers and legal status to undocumented farmworkers.
Health clinic for the uninsured faces more challenges during pandemic
PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought even more challenges to the all-volunteer effort of Phoenix Allies for Community Health.
Dreamers in Arizona have mixed feelings about Biden’s immigration plan
PHOENIX – Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program have mixed feelings about the immigration plan outlined by President Joe Biden.
DHS halts DACA applications, shortens renewals as program is ‘reconsidered’
PHOENIX - The Trump administration said it will stop accepting new DACA applications and will limit renewals to one year while it undertakes a "full reconsideration" of the policy - a move critics called little more than a ruse to renew efforts to kill the program.
COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey stays the course despite intense criticism he hasn’t done enough
PHOENIX – From presidential hopeful Joe Biden to Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Ducey has faced stark opposition to his choice to refrain from imposing statewide safety measures to combat COVID-19.
Community groups step in to provide immigrants COVID testing, relief
PHOENIX – Congress has provided medical and financial relief to millions of Americans dealing with COVID-19, but many immigrants are excluded – leaving advocacy groups to provide economic, medical and emotional support.