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Arizona National Guard announces details of Operation Guardian Shield along border

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.


Hispanic Caucus vows to stop Census citizenship question ‘at all costs’

WASHINGTON - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus said it will block "at any and all costs" plans to ask a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, calling the proposal a "blatant intimidation attack" on minorities that will dissuade immigrants from participating


Arizona Supreme Court strikes down in-state tuition for DACA students

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.


Ducey welcomes Trump plan to send National Guard troops to border

WASHINGTON - The secretary of Homeland Security said her agency is working with border governors to send National Guard troops to the southern border as quickly as possible to support Customs and Border Protection, a move welcomed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.


Sheriffs wait to see details on Trump plan for soldiers on the border

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to send U.S. troops to patrol the border left southern Arizona sheriffs looking for details before committing to the "big step" that Trump said is needed until a border wall can be built.


Grading teacher salary: See how other states pay educators

Cronkite News looked at how Arizona teacher pay stacked up against the national averages.


Pascua Yaqui lead shift in tribal courts’ handling of domestic violence

WASHINGTON - A five-year-old law that let Native American tribes prosecute non-Natives in domestic violence cases "has fundamentally changed the landscape of tribal criminal jurisdiction in the modern era," according to a new report.


Trump administration seeks rule change linking immigration status to use of public benefits

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.

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Students, parents, teachers pack D.C. streets at March for Our Lives

WASHINGTON - The March for Our Lives was organized by students but the estimated hundreds of thousands who crowded the streets of Washington at a peaceful, hopeful really Saturday to call for increased gun regulations represented multiple generations.


Immigration poem wins Mesa Community College student a trip to national competition

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.


Valley DACA recipients and advocates claim a win after SCOTUS decision on driver’s licenses

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.


On eve of student walkouts, advocates send silent message of lives lost

WASHINGTON - Thousands of shoes lined the lawn in front of the Capitol to represent all the children killed by firearms in the past six years, a diaplay meant to prod lawmakers to action on gun legislation and to bring attention to a planned student walkout against gun violence.