By Leah Goldberg | Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The Arizona National Guard announced on Wednesday they plan to send 338 ground and air soldiers to prepare for Operation Guardian Shield and mobilize them to support the Department of Homeland Security’s mission in securing the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Leah Goldberg | Monday, April 9, 2018
The Arizona Supreme Court decided on Monday that DACA recipients will no longer receive in-state tuition nearly a year after the Arizona Board of Regents announced it would continue to offer in-state tuition for DACA students.
By Katriona Martin | Monday, April 2, 2018
Cronkite News looked at how Arizona teacher pay stacked up against the national averages.
By Leah Goldberg | Thursday, March 29, 2018
A leaked draft of a proposed policy change from the Trump administration details how an immigrant seeking permanent residency in the U.S. can become a public charge and possibly face deportation depending on their use of public benefits.
By Leah Goldberg | Friday, March 23, 2018
Jacobo Perez, a Mesa Community College English major, won first place in poetry for his poem, "How to Cross the Border Illegally or How to Make Tamales de Rajas," in the Maricopa Community College District Creative Writing Competition. His poem is about the people who cross the U.S.-Mexico border and the stories they rarely tell.
By Leah Goldberg | Monday, March 19, 2018
The United States Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear Arizona Dream Act Coalition v. Brewer, which was an attempt to deny driver's licenses to DACA recipients, and in turn, ADAC won.
By Austen Bundy | Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
WASHINGTON - Even before losing the Democratic primary in the special election to replace former Rep. Trent Franks, Brianna Westbrook had her sights set on a fall primary when the seat will be up again. Hours after Tuesday's loss, she said she already has 800 petition signatures for an August bid.
By Leah Goldberg | Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
Today the United States Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of University of California. This was President Donald J. Trump administration's request to bypass the liberal-leaning federal appeals court to end the DACA program on March 5.
By Leah Goldberg | Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
Since the arrest of nine No More Deaths volunteers, the tension between the advocacy group, Border Patrol, and the desert land management along the U.S.-Mexico border has turned No More Deaths' 15-year winning streak in court now on its head.
By Leah Goldberg | Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
Valley Metro and the City of Phoenix asked community members to select 14 artists nationwide to create 11 art installations for the South Phoenix light rail extension.
By Leah Goldberg | Monday, Feb. 5, 2018
The Leadership Through Problem-Based Learning Initiative is a STEM program available to young women at Xavier College Preparatory, a Catholic all-girls high school in Phoenix, and Al Farouk Islamic Language School in Cairo who problem-solve with real-world biology and physics problems.
By Leah Goldberg and Lillian Donahue | Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
No More Deaths, an immigrant advocacy group that leaves water and aid supplies along desert routes for undocumented migrants trying to cross the border, alleges that Border Patrol agents have dumped thousands of gallons of water left for crossers in the past few years.