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Zinke vows to stamp out ‘virus’ of harassment at national parks

WASHINGTON - The National Park Service has a "significant problem" with harassment of its workers, a culture that is going to change starting "here and now," administration officials promised Friday.


In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 2

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.

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Advocates: Trump immigration demands complicate DACA replacement

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.

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Despite outreach efforts, 42,200 immigrants fail to meet DACA deadline

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.


Senators tell DACA recipients that ‘stars align’ for Dream Act passage

WASHINGTON - Senate sponsors of the latest Dream Act assured over 100 young immigrants Wednesday that "the nation is poised to do the right thing" and protect them after the DACA program expires next year.


Senate committee members look for answers to threat of DACA demise

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.


Giffords to Congress: ‘The nation is counting on you’ after Las Vegas

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.


In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 1

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.

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Arizona teen joins Capitol push to replace diesel buses with electric

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.


Sex trafficking in Indian Country a ‘significant problem,’ senators told

WASHINGTON - Sex-trafficking in Indian Country is a significant problem, with tribal women and children suffering at higher rates than the general population, a panel of experts and activists told a Senate committee Wednesday.


GOP leaders drop health care bill after McCain, others state opposition

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.


Napolitano has hopes for NAFTA talks, despite U.S.-Mexico climate

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano thinks there is a deal to be had in the current renegotiation of NAFTA, if the deterioration of relations between the United States and Mexico doesn't get in the way of finding common goals.