More than 9,000 early ballots have been cast in an election that may be canceled. The Navajo Nation still doesn’t know what will happen with those ballots.
October 30, 2014
Arizona’s First Congressional District is one of the most competitive races in the country. It’s a huge district and geographically it makes up around two-thirds of the state. And it’s relatively new.
As Election Day fast approaches the Navajo branches of government are still trying to determine who has control over the electoral process.
The Navajo Supreme Court has disqualified a presidential candidate because he doesn’t speak fluent Navajo, a requirement for the tribe’s top office. But questions remain about the election going forward.
Some residents in the border town of Arivaca, Ariz., have claimed a local Border Patrol checkpoint does not make the community safer, but subjects people, especially Latinos, to unnecessary harassment.
Immigrant rights activists are hoping Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids will be the next Arizona policy to fail in court.
In a wide-ranging conversation with Democratic Rep. Bet O'Rourke of Texas, he says the United States can create a more secure border and crate jobs via economic assistance to the city of Juárez, Mexico.
Human Rights Watch alleges that Central Americans arriving at the United States border are routinely denied the chance to ask for asylum.
The federal government is giving Arizona tribes $19.5 million to improve water quality, waste management and establish better environmental practices.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted strict new rules for clinics that provide abortions in Texas. The order holds until a legal challenge against those rules goes before a federal appeals court.
The Navajo presidential race just got a little more complex. The name of the disqualified candidate will remain on the ballot.
About 200 immigrant children held at a family detention center in Artesia attend classes in math, science and physical education. They also recieve English language courses.
Community members say the Slide Fire, which scorched more than 21,000 acres of forest in Oak Creek Canyon last spring, could have been extinguished much sooner. Today much of the popular canyon north of Sedona has been reduced to black snags and ash, and is a mudslide waiting to happen.
People will gather Friday to mark the two-year anniversary of the death of a Mexican teenager killed in Nogales, Sonora by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.