Immigration

7-year-old girl dies crossing border; authorities blame smugglers

TUCSON – Federal agents found the body of a 7-year-old girl near the Arizona-Mexico border Wednesday morning


Millions are victims of hate crimes, though many never report them

Many victims of hate crimes are reluctant to report them, and reported crimes do not always lead to arrests, prosecutions or even a record of hate crimes.


No More Deaths duels with Border Patrol over water and food drops for migrants

No More Deaths volunteers have been working for a decade to provide gallons of water and food drops to migrants illegally crossing from the Mexican border.


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.”


In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 2

In the second episode of In Focus DACA Special Report we examine the increasingly complex politics of Congress’ efforts to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration plans to stop on March 5.

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What happens to DACA recipients who can’t renew?

PHOENIX - Jazmin Nuñez spends her days at Living United for Change In Arizona (LUCHA) helping DACA recipients navigate the murky waters of their future.

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Volunteers help DACA recipients through ‘nerve wracking’ renewal process

PHOENIX — As the weeks go by, DACA recipients know time is running out. That’s why on Wednesday morning, several of them walked into the Phoenix offices of Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA). They wrote their names on a sign-in sheet and carried folders of paperwork. They took seats next to volunteers.

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After the end of DACA, supporters and dissenters look to DREAM Act

PHOENIX — Two weeks after DACA was rescinded by President Donald Trump, many supporters and dissenters have now shifted their focus to the DREAM Act.

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Immigration attorneys say DREAMers will be left in limbo

PHOENIX — Arizona immigration attorneys said the six-month winding down of the dreamers’ program leaves thousands in limbo.


DACA: The process and the impact of its possible removal

PHOENIX — In a waiting game full of anxiety and uncertainty, thousands of DACA recipients in Arizona are waiting to see if the Trump administration will rescind the program that has allowed them to stay legally in the country they call home.

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Border ranchers air immigration grievances at talk-radio convention

WASHINGTON - Tombstone ranchers Peggy and Fred Davis worked a different kind of range this week, strolling from booth to booth to tell talk-radio hosts about their lives on the front lines of the nation's immigration debate.


DACA students: How will you handle the in-state tuition repeal?

The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students are no longer eligible for in-state tuition at Arizona universities and community colleges.