Title 42 remains in place at border for now – as does the fight over it
WASHINGTON - Supporters of Title 42, the pandemic-era health rule used to turn away migrants at the border, welcomed a court ruling that blocked the White House plan to end Monday, but migration advocates said it only prolongs an "outright failure" of border policy.
After scrambling to resettle nearly 1,900 Afghans, groups await more
WASHINGTON - Refugee resettlement groups in Arizona found homes for almost 1,900 Afghan refugees from the fall of Kabul in August through February, the most the agencies said they have placed in the least amount of time. And they say they are ready to place more.
Advocates hopeful as Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘remain in Mexico’ case
WASHINGTON - The on-again, off-again fight to end the Trump-era "remain in Mexico" policy is on again, after the Supreme Court said it will review lower court rulings that have forced the Biden administration to keep the program in place, with a ruling likely by this summer.
Supreme Court orders Biden to restore Trump ‘remain in Mexico’ policy
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said late Tuesday that the Biden administration has to continue enforcing the Trump administration's so-called "remain in Mexico" policy for asylum seekers - for now.
Supreme Court halts hearings on Trump border cases after Biden reversals
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court postponed upcoming hearings on two Trump administration immigration policies Wednesday, after both had been reversed on the first day of President Joe Biden’s term.
White House: Plan to turn away migrants aims to protect public health
WASHINGTON - Border officials will start turning away all undocumented migrants and asylum seekers beginning Saturday, in what President Donald Trump called an effort to protect "our border agents, migrants and to the public at large" from COVID-19.
Governor: David Garcia focuses on education
Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia, whose top issue is improving public education, hopes to unseat incumbent Gov. Doug Ducey. He sat down with Cronkite News for a face-to-face interview about the issues, his qualifications and his favorite phone app.
17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting
Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.