By Andrew Nicla | Friday, Oct. 20, 2017
WASHINGTON - Colleges and universities may not be able to change immigration law, but they can do more to help those students faced with losing their protection from deportation.
By Andrew Nicla | Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a Senate panel Wednesday that he could accept a DACA replacement bill if it is coupled with border security measures, and that any deal has to be "more than just an amnesty."
By Andrew Nicla | Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
WASHINGTON - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to boost its efforts targeting businesses by "four to five times" and will prosecute employers who knowingly hire illegal workers, the acting director of the agency said Tuesday.
By Adrienne St. Clair and Andrew Nicla | Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
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.
By Andrew Nicla | Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
WASHINGTON - Advocates and lawmakers in Arizona say the path to a bill protecting DREAMers got more difficult this week, when the White House issued a list of immigration policy priorities that it said must be part of any DACA legislation.
By Andrew Nicla | Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
WASHINGTON - More than one in four of the estimated 154,200 immigrants who stand to lose their DACA protection in the next five months did not meet Thursday's deadline to apply for a renewal, according to numbers from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
By Andrew Nicla | Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
WASHINGTON - Senators agreed Tuesday that a legislative fix will be needed to protect DACA recipients, but differed over how far it should go and how to get there with just five months until the current program expires.
By Andrew Nicla | Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords turned and shook her fist toward the Capitol Monday after telling lawmakers "the nation is counting on you" to act in the wake of Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas.
By Adrienne St. Clair and Andrew Nicla | Monday, Oct. 2, 2017
In the first episode of In Focus DACA Special Report, we look at the status of immigration policy as the clock ticks on a deadline for Congress.
By Andrew Nicla | Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
WASHINGTON - Metro Tech High School senior Axel Vargas doesn't dislike all school buses - just the diesel ones whose emissions he says are hurting the air quality and affecting the health of him and his classmates.
By Andrew Nicla | Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
WASHINGTON - Senate leaders abandoned their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, saying Tuesday that they would turn their attention to tax reform after key GOP defections doomed the health care proposal.
By Joel T. Vernile | Friday, Sept. 22, 2017
WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain said Friday that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the latest plan to replace Obamacare, a surprise announcement that may have killed the bill for Senate leaders who can only afford to lose two GOP votes.