Immigration

Wrangling begins in contempt trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

PHOENIX – Prosecutors painted former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio as a law enforcement leader who disregarded a federal judge’s orders to halt racial profiling of Latino motorists and passengers, while Arpaio's attorneys said he followed the law "as the law exists" during opening statements in his federal criminal contempt trial.


Do you have experience with unconventional dating sites?

According to eHarmony's statistics, 20 percent of people in long-term relationships resulted from an online dating site.


Is immigration affecting education?

Research from the Center for Immigration Studies shows an increase in the number and share of public school students who are from immigrant households.


Will California go against President Donald Trump on immigration?

In California, two bills in the state legislature oppose President Donald Trump's positions on illegal immigration.


New era of leadership aims to move town of Guadalupe forward

PHOENIX -- A statue of a Yaqui, wearing traditional garb and performing a ceremonial dance, graces the entrance to the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Complex in Guadalupe, where Vice-Mayor Anita Cota and Councilman Ricardo Vital work.


Local reaction for immigrants affected by president’s executive order mirrors scenes across U.S.

PHOENIX - Reaction across the Valley mirrored national sentiment at protests this past weekend after President Donald Trump's executive order cracking down on immigrants from seven primarily Muslim countries entering the U.S. caused a whirlwind of confusion at airports here and across the world.


Immigration advocates go on offensive on eve of Trump speech

WASHINGTON - A day before Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's scheduled "major immigration speech" in Phoenix, immigration advocates on Tuesday were already denouncing any new policy as a likely repackaging of the same "inhumane" policies.


Why here and why now: Behind the scenes of the border poll

A new Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News poll surveyed nearly 1,500 people living in 14 U.S.-Mexico border cities.


Public safety concerns transcend border wall debate

A new Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News poll of residents along both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border reveals a disparity between countries in perceptions of public safety.


Arizona Democrats: Does Hillary Clinton represent you?

Cronkite News wants to hear from Arizona Democrats about your perspectives on the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.


Tears, cheers as Supreme Court lets stand deferred deportation case

WASHINGTON - Immigration reform advocates cried at the steps of the Supreme Court Thursday as they learned that the justices would not overturn lower courts that had blocked plans to defer deportation for millions of immigrants here illegally.


House narrowly rejects proposals to ban DACA recipients from military

WASHINGTON - Republicans vowed to continue pushing to keep undocumented immigrants out of the military, after the House this week narrowly defeated two proposals that would have done so.