Government

Senate probe blasts Chandler-based Insys for practices on painkiller

WASHINGTON – A Senate investigation released Wednesday claims that Chandler-based pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics used “aggressive and likely illegal techniques to boost prescriptions” of a painkiller that contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.

One day after DACA decision, Democrats push for vote on DREAM Act

WASHINGTON – Arizona DREAMers joined other advocates on Capitol Hill Wednesday as Democrats called for a quick vote on a “clean” DREAM Act, which would keep many of the protections that could be lost if DACA is revoked.

DACA: legally, what happens now?

PHOENIX – Tuesday’s announcement on the phase-out of the DACA program left recipients with many questions regarding what their legal options are and what steps they now may need to follow.

Marchers go from White House to ICE offices to protest DACA decision

WASHINGTON – Hundreds of demonstrators marched peacefully – but not quietly – in Washington Tuesday to protest the Trump administration’s decision to “wind down” deferred deportation protections for illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.

White House says phasing out DACA is least harmful to young immigrants

WASHINGTON – Trump administration officials defended their proposal to “wind down” a deferred deportation program over the next six months, calling it the least disruptive way of terminating a program that has protected 800,000 young immigrants.

Arizona lawmakers sour on plan to revoke DACA, vow to work on new bill

WASHINGTON – Arizona Democrats, joined by some Republicans, had harsh words for the Trump administration’s Tuesday announcement that it will revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program unless Congress can agree on a replacement in six months.

Ministers plan fast to support DACA as White House weighs program

WASHINGTON – Arizona minister Noel Andersen joined dozens of faith leaders outside the White House where they vowed Wednesday to mount a fast over the next week as the fate of a deferred deportation program for minors hangs in the balance.