Immigrants around the region have mixed reactions to the long-awaited executive action on immigration that President Barack Obama announced Thursday.
November 21, 2014
Mexico has marked the 104th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. This year, the day was transformed into a platform for nationwide protests. Anguish is mounting over the government’s response to the murders of 43 college students in September.
November 21, 2014
An attorney representing immigrant women and children detained in New Mexico said she got a call alerting her that 24 of her clients would be transferred to Texas the next day.
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."
The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday it will soon close a detention center housing immigrant families in New Mexico.
American Indian and Alaska Native children suffer exposure to violence at rates higher than any other race in the United States, according to a 2013 federal report.
Pima County finished counting all ballots from the Nov. 4 general election. But there still isn’t an official winner in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional race. Republican Martha McSally beat Democratic incumbent Ron Barber by just 161 votes and a recount is likely.
A federal judge in Tucson ordered the name of the U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican teenager should be made public.
The Navajo presidential election is tentatively set for Dec. 23. The tribe could get a new Navajo president for Christmas, if the current candidate remains on the ballot.
A case now before the courts in Texas may set a precedent in alleged racial profiling cases brought against the Border Patrol. If it succeeds, it would open a pathway for people to sue an individual agent, not simply the Border Patrol as an institution.
More delays and more confusion in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District race. About 200 more early ballots have been discovered by Pima County elections workers.
The 2nd Congressional District race is even closer now that nearly all ballots have been counted in Pima County. Republican Martha McSally has a lead of just 133 votes over Democratic incumbent Ron Barber.
As expected, this race has come down to the wire. People have been watching results come in for the past week since the election. For the most part Republican Martha McSally has kept a small lead over Democratic incumbent Ron Barber. Pima County has roughly 4,000 provisional ballots left to count.
Under a new proposal the National Park Service will allow more flights over the Grand Canyon in summer months, as an incentive for installing quiet technology.
There is still no winner in Southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District race between Democratic incumbent Ron Barber and Republican Martha McSally.