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Congressman Randall Friese (D-9) addresses the press February 22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona on the status of the House Bill 2436 which would help fund a memorial for the Tuscon shooting in 2011. Next to him, from left to right are Representative Kirsten Engel (D-10), Pam Simon, Representative Daniel Hernandez (D-2), Crystal Kasnoff, and Todd Clodfelter (R-10). (Photo by Devon Cordell/ Cronkite News)

Cancer survivors, advocates lobby state legislature

PHOENIX – Survivors, caregivers, health care workers and volunteers alike all came together on the Arizona State Capitol lawn Wednesday morning to mark National Cancer Awareness month.

Legal aid, advice available for immigrants, but ‘notario’ fraud also prevalent

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump’s election and immigration executive orders have led to an increase in the number of immigrants seeking legal advice and assistance in Arizona, and local law organizations are responding to this influx by supplying pro bono and low-cost legal help to community outreach groups.

Guide aids, educates families on what to do if ‘picked up by ICE in Arizona’

PHOENIX — With President Donald Trump’s new enforcement of deportation orders, and the deportation of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos last week, immigrant rights organizations in Arizona are stepping up their educational efforts so families will know what rights they have if a parent is deported.

After meeting, Flake even more committed to Gorsuch nomination

WASHINGTON – Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, has been a supporter of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch since the nomination was announced last week, but he said he feels even more confident after the two met Wednesday.

Court won’t reconsider ruling on driver’s licenses for DACA recipients

WASHINGTON – A divided federal appeals court Thursday refused to reconsider its April ruling that Arizona cannot deny driver’s licenses to DACA recipients, despite dissenting judges saying the court should address “a fundamental question of presidential power.”