Gosar: Ban DREAMers in military; Grijalva: Bring deported vets back
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."
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.
Arizona school districts turning to social media for teachersFinding 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.
What we learned: Reflections on El Paso-Juárez from the Borderlands team
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:
Phoenix couple rejoices at opportunity to attend final Papal Mass in Mexico
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.
Protesters march to demand an end to mass deportations
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.
Gallego, McSally reflect, remain positive, as freshman year winds down
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.
Movie documents plight of Navajo veterans
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.
Vets McCain, Gallego reflect on fight for freedom
For Veterans Day, Arizona representatives in Senate and the House of Representatives talk about their experiences fighting overseas.
Report: Gains in Hispanic education, business aren’t closing income gap
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.
Arizonans join 100-mile march to D.C., and pope, in deportation protest
WASHINGTON - They were tired, hungry and sleepy, but the 100 women nearing the end of a 100-mile walk Tuesday weren't complaining.