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Since Aaron Marquez returned from Afghanistan three years ago, he’s been helping his former interpreter get a visa to live in the U.S. They finally reunited here in Phoenix last week.
November 24, 2015
bison
A Senate committee passed a bill this week that would allow volunteers to hunt bison at the Grand Canyon. Park officials say the herd has grown too big.
November 20, 2015
Russell Begaye
The Navajo Nation president entered office in the wake of a major political drama. But now President Russell Begaye is trying to be both a spiritual guide and a policy maker.
October 29, 2015
Alon USA Energy
The price of a barrel of U.S. crude oil has plummeted by more than 50 percent since June 2014. U.S. producers claim that they're at a competitive disadvantage because they're restricted to selling their oil domestically at a time when they desperately need new markets abroad.
September 30, 2015
Van Hoesen Family
Sept. 25 marks two years since the Democratic Republic of Congo halted all intercountry adoptions. Some 400 U.S. families whose adoptions have been approved by the DRC anxiously await exit permits. A Flagstaff family has spent tens of thousands of dollars to bring one little girl home.
September 24, 2015
The Border Enforcement Accountability, Oversight and Community Engagement Act prioritizes complaints by the public against U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which includes Border Patrol and officers at the nation's ports of entry.
September 22, 2015
The US has fortified the border with Mexico since 9-11 largely in the name of thwarting terrorism. But some security experts believe there’s a greater potential threat of terrorists entering the US from the northern border with Canada than from across the border with Mexico.
September 20, 2015
After 42 days, the management company that operates Tucson’s bus system finally came to an agreement with the transit workers union. Now the union and city leaders are grappling with how to prevent future strikes.
September 18, 2015
New estimates show that the number of babies born to unauthorized immigrants in the United States has been steadily decreasing over the last several years.
September 14, 2015
The U.S. and Mexico are spending money in two river towns to rescue their damaged, once connected economies. Along other parts of the Rio Grande, some people claim they're forced to break border laws to survive.
September 11, 2015

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