The bussing of asylum seekers to so-called sanctuary cities has ignited fears of a growing migrant crime wave. But the numbers say otherwise. The Show speaks with Weihua Li, data reporter for the Marshall Project.
The proposal will mean access to piped water for tribal members living without it and settle all of the Navajo Nation’s water rights claims as well as those for the Hopi and the San Juan Paiute tribes.
If the Legislature tries to authorize certain gambling devices related to horse racing, Arizona’s attorney general says that tribal communities could withhold money they’d normally owe the state from gambling revenues.
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is headed to Mexico, but not to tackle immigration and border security issues. The governor and business leaders, including Arizona Commerce Authority President and CEO Sandra Watson, will instead focus on trade and economic development.
Tucson councilmembers discussed several options for what could come next — including asking the Border Patrol to drop off migrants at a federal facility, like the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, and getting more assistance from the state.
Many of the roughly 76,000 Afghans evacuated from their country by the Biden administration in 2021 are still in legal limbo. That’s because most came here on what’s called humanitarian parole — a temporary, emergency immigration status that doesn’t provide a pathway to permanent residency.
A New Mexico businesswoman is accused of defrauding the U.S. government and two Native American tribes of taxes and royalties for oil and gas her enterprises pulled from leased federal and tribal lands.
Saguaro cactuses typically endure in the Sonoran Desert for 150 to 200 years — unless their lifespan is cut short. A recent government report found that in the rush to put up a border wall, that’s exactly what happened. → More Arizona politics news
Federal regulators have granted Native American tribes more power to block hydropower projects on their land after a flurry of applications were filed to expand renewable energy in the water-scarce U.S. Southwest.
The civil suit was filed October of 2022 against five Arizona gun shops the Mexican government says has routinely supplied guns to criminal groups in Mexico — including three in Tucson, one in Phoenix and one in Yuma.
This last weekend's 34th annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest, with deep ties to the Southwest, has been elevated to another level for audiences, both in the arena and back at home. → More tribal natural resoures stories
A Pima County-run program that offers transportation, food, medical care and temporary shelter to asylum seekers released into the United States may end by April. That, as the federal funding that’s been sustaining it has run out.
On a party-line vote, the House Appropriations Committee tightened up existing statutes that already require employers to use the federal E-Verify system to determine the immigration status of those they hire. Violations could mean $10,000 fines and possible prison terms.