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Michelle Obama campaigns in Phoenix in push to turn Arizona blue

PHOENIX – First Lady Michelle Obama campaigned Thursday as the Hillary Clinton campaign closer in Arizona, speaking of the power of hope to build human connections, show empathy for the strength of inclusiveness and acknowledge the hard work of Americans who struggle to improve their lives.


For Log Cabin Republicans, ‘gay conservative’ is not a contradiction

Matthew Shuman looks forward to voting for Donald Trump this fall and said he agrees with the Republican Party on most everything, including its policies on national security, gun rights and economic liberalism. Most everything.


Immigrants in Arizona use hometown associations to help back home

MESA — Thousands of immigrants in the U.S. who maintain strong ties with Mexico are working together and pooling resources to improve life back in Mexico through hometown associations.


Deported Veterans find help at shelter in Mexico

TIJUANA, MEXICO — Serving in the U.S. military is no guarantee of citizenship. Hector Barajas found out the hard way.

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Immigrants disappointed by Trump’s plan to cut off remittances to pay for border wall

Mexican immigrants, who send money to relatives back home, reacted with disappointment over a proposal to cut off their ability to send remittances to Mexico.


As U.S. removes most travel restrictions, Americans eager to visit Cuba

President Obama visits Cuba with his family in a high profile push to normalize relations with the island. The two day trip which starts Monday comes as the Obama administration removes nearly all travel restrictions for Americans.


More Americans defy racial categories and identify as Blaxican

Raynetta Brown, a student at Arizona State University, is among a growing number of Americans who are defying racial categories and choosing to identify as biracial.


CBP uses biometrics to track border crossers leaving the country

San Diego — U.S Customs and Border Protection officers are testing new biometric technology at a busy border crossing to track people leaving the country.


Syrian refugees receive mentorship through new nonprofit program

SCOTTSDALE--A new non-profit organization is helping Syrian refugee families adapt through mentorship, connecting young Syrian refugees with successful individuals.


Bill to restore health insurance for Arizona children moving forward in legislature

A bill that would restore health insurance for thousands of Arizona children is moving forward in the legislature. Nancy Robles is a part-time secretary and single mother who does not have health insurance for her 10-year old son and hopes the bill will pass.


Cross-border airport terminal transforms travel

SAN DIEGO – U.S. travelers who want to fly out of the international airport in Tijuana, Mexico can now use a new terminal that straddles the border.


Midwives protest mandatory testing by Arizona Department of Health Services

The Arizona Association of Midwives filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Department of Health Services on Nov. 5.