By Sophia Kunthara | July 14, 2016
WASHINGTON - Hector Barajas' Army service should have guaranteed him military benefits after he was honorably discharged.
By Veronica Acosta | July 11, 2016
WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar introduced a bill Monday to bar certain immigrants from serving in the military, a move he said is needed to keep the Obama administration from "enlisting DACA aliens through a backdoor amnesty program."
By Clara Benitez | April 20, 2016
TIJUANA, MEXICO — Serving in the U.S. military is no guarantee of citizenship. Hector Barajas found out the hard way.
By Amanda Kukkola | March 29, 2016Finding qualified teachers is a struggle that Arizona school districts say is worse this year than ever before. Districts across the valley are trying to solve this issue by thinking of new ways to find applicants.
By Borderlands Team | Feb. 22, 2016
Editor’s note: Recently, a group of Cronkite reporters for the Borderlands program spent a week covering Pope Francis' visit to the border. In the end, the story became more than just about the pope. The reporters were among the few, if not the only student reporters, who covered the story from El Paso and Juárez, one of the biggest border communities in the world, from both sides. Here's an essay with their reflections:
By Mauricio Casillas | Feb. 17, 2016
CIUDAD JUÁREZ, MEXICO -- Pope Francis' final Mass in Mexico on Wednesday will be a watershed moment not just for this bruised city but for its native sons and daughters, including those who left but never stopped believing.
By Carla León | Dec. 3, 2015
Families and immigrant advocates marched through downtown to demand an end to mass deportations. The group started at the capital and made stops at the Phoenix Police Department and ICE detention center.
By Charles McConnell | Dec. 2, 2015
WASHINGTON - Arizona Reps. Martha McSally and Ruben Gallego knew when they were sworn in to their seats in Congress in January that there were problems with partisanship and productivity in Washington.
By Adriana Barajas | Dec. 2, 2015
Cronkite News talked to a documentary filmmaker who profiled the plight of several Navajo vets, and with Navajo President Russell Begaye about the issue and the movie.
By Adriana Barajas | Nov. 11, 2015
For Veterans Day, Arizona representatives in Senate and the House of Representatives talk about their experiences fighting overseas.
By Tom Blanton | Oct. 21, 2015
WASHINGTON - Increasing college enrollment rates among American-born Hispanics and a surge in Latina entrepreneurship aren't enough to eliminate wage disparities that prevent Latino families from improving their economic well-being, a new report said.
By Adriana Barajas | Sept. 22, 2015
WASHINGTON - They were tired, hungry and sleepy, but the 100 women nearing the end of a 100-mile walk Tuesday weren't complaining.