By Kelly Donohue | Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020
PHOENIX – A state resolution praising refugee contributions in Arizona was passed in the Senate after a full day of lobbying from local activists. A similar resolution awaits a vote in the House.
By Madeline Ackley | Friday, Dec. 27, 2019
TIJUANA, Baja California, Mexico – U.S. veterans deported to Mexico find resources with the Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, run by Hector Barajas-Varela, who joined the U.S. Army at age 17.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Friday, Nov. 22, 2019
WASHINGTON - A total of 55 million people are expected to travel over the 12-day Thanksgiving travel season, with 31.6 million of them taking to the skies, both increases over last year. Busiest will be the day before Thanksgiving and the Sunday after - which could set a one-day record of 3.1 million fliers.
By Megan Boyanton | Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
WASHINGTON - Applications for "domestic violence green cards" have risen steadily since the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, but the percentage flagged as possibly fraudulent has risen even faster. But advocates say greater attention does not mean more problems.
By Tyaun Marshburn | Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
PHOENIX – The West Nile virus is at a record high in Arizona, with 156 cases so far this year, according to AZDHS. State health reports said that, by late September, 16 people have died.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019
WASHINGTON - A Phoenix business owner told House members Wednesday that the Small Business Administration is doing a better job of giving minority-owned, small businesses a leg up, but that the agency still needs to improve. The commen
By Scott Bourque | Friday, Aug. 30, 2019
PHOENIX – There are scores of locations in metro Phoenix where homeless and low-income people can get relief from extreme heat. But most operate during daylight hours only, leaving the vulnerable to fend for themselves overnight.
By Andrew Howard | Monday, March 11, 2019
WASHINGTON - A Trump administration plan to limit public assistance for legal immigrants simply "passes the buck down to cities who are going to have to figure out how to pay" for the lost benefits, officials were told at a National League of Cities conference.
By Nicole Ludden | Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
TUCSON – Federal charges have been dropped against four humanitarian aid workers who faced misdemeanor charges involving their work on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.
By Anthony Ziola | Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
PHOENIX – A deeper look into the Arizona Interscholastic Association's new Open Division for high school football.
By Nicole Ludden | Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019
TUCSON – No More Deaths has a long history of battling authorities over the aid the group provides for migrants along the border. Now that four more volunteers have been convicted, what’s next for the group?
By Nicole Ludden | Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
TUCSON – Four No More Deaths volunteers were found guilty on Friday for charges involving leaving aid in restricted areas of the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.