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.

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.

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.

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.

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.