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Action on missing, murdered women legislation caps years of advocacy

WASHINGTON - Native American advocates and families have worked for years to draw attention to Indian Country's epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women. The federal government finally passed legislation that could help do something about it.


Trump swipes at foes, touts record, vows to hold Arizona in November

PHOENIX – In his 10th visit to Arizona in five years, President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats, extolled the state of the economy and dismissed the idea that the Grand Canyon State could turn from red to blue.


Cheers and jeers: Trump supporters, opponents gear up for his Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.


‘A clean slate is needed’: Arizona lawmakers urged to reform criminal justice system

PHOENIX – Criminal reform advocates are asking Arizona legislators to change laws that keep hundreds of formerly incarcerated people from voting or getting jobs.


Potential deportation of medically vulnerable migrants halted, but questions remain

PHOENIX – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will again process deferred action requests for humanitarian reasons, reversing the agency’s decision to kill the program.


Dust, particle pollution disproportionately affect Latino and poor communities

PHOENIX – Latino and lower-income communities of Phoenix are breathing in more polluted air than residents in other parts of the city, and a new report indicates it’s part of a national trend.


More than 150,000 Mexican citizens living in U.S. registered to vote for July 1 election

This is the first year that Mexican citizens living abroad were able to register to vote without having to return to Mexico. More than 150,000 citizens living in the U.S. registered for the July 1 elections.


Authorities grant stay to undocumented immigrant and father of five who sought sanctuary at Phoenix church

Jesus Berrones, an undocumented father of five whose story has garnered international attention, is spending his days and nights in a room at a north Phoenix church.


Immigrants wary as DHS ends Nicaraguan protection, extends Hondurans

WASHINGTON - Arizona immigrants with Temporary Protected Status who were looking to the Department of Homeland Security for clues to their future in the U.S. may have been left with more questions than answers after an announcement Monday.


In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 3

In this third episode of our In Focus DACA Special Report, we take a step back from the ongoing fight over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to take a look at similar threats to the future of the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) program. It’s what one advocate calls “the most important issue you’ve never heard of.”


At least 1,100 in Arizona could lose TPS coverage, face deportation

WASHINGTON - Yesenia Chavarria traveled from Arizona and joined scores of immigrants outside the White House Tuesday to plead for an extension of their temporary protected status, a problem one expert calls "the most important issue most people have never heard of."


Border patrol, Mexico 911 operators work to save ill, injured migrants who cross border

YUMA – The U.S. Border Patrol and Mexico emergency dispatchers are collaborating to save the lives of people who are crossing the U.S. border in the desert heat and succumbing to illness or injury.